Who is this?

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donnie
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Re: Who is this?

Post by donnie » Wed Nov 15, 2017 9:36 pm

I'm surprised I got it!

I'll come back with a photo—
Here is a baby picture of much-loved and major star with a long and varied career. I'm not sure I would have guessed it, but you can see it easily when you know...
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Re: Who is this?

Post by Kitty » Wed Nov 15, 2017 9:40 pm

Stan Laurel
You trying to tell me you didn't hear that shriek? That was something trying to get out of its premature grave, and I don't want to be here when it does. - Phantom of the Paradise (1974)

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Re: Who is this?

Post by donnie » Wed Nov 15, 2017 11:01 pm

No. Good guess, though! It does kind of resemble him.

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Re: Who is this?

Post by Mrs. Danvers » Thu Nov 16, 2017 11:00 am

The eyes look like Paul Mccartney, other than that I don't have anybody else in mind, yet.
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Re: Who is this?

Post by donnie » Thu Nov 16, 2017 2:06 pm

No. Trying to think of how to give a hint without giving it away, but he's so well-known. Hmmm... Well, in real life, he had an outstanding military record.

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Re: Who is this?

Post by Kitty » Thu Nov 16, 2017 5:16 pm

I am guessing Fred Astaire.
You trying to tell me you didn't hear that shriek? That was something trying to get out of its premature grave, and I don't want to be here when it does. - Phantom of the Paradise (1974)

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Re: Who is this?

Post by donnie » Thu Nov 16, 2017 6:44 pm

No. :D Not only did he have a great military career, but he had a, uh, wonderful life overall. Well, he had a tough experience on some stairs one time, but that's another story. ;)

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Re: Who is this?

Post by Mrs. Danvers » Fri Nov 17, 2017 9:08 am

donnie wrote:
Thu Nov 16, 2017 6:44 pm
No. :D Not only did he have a great military career, but he had a, uh, wonderful life overall. Well, he had a tough experience on some stairs one time, but that's another story. ;)
Jeez how dense am I. Great clues, my little gray cells must work better in the morning. It's Brigadier General Jimmy Stewart. He had an astounding military career as a pilot.

But the wonderful life clue did it. And Philadelphia Story

He starred in many of my favorite movies, Vertigo, Rope, Rear Window, The Man Who Knew Too Much (Hitchcock liked him too) Bell Book and Candle, The Flight of the Phoenix, (what great casting) and Harvey...

Oh have you guys seen No Highway In The Sky...oh that's a brilliant movie. Ok I'll stop now!

No Highway in The Sky
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Re: Who is this?

Post by donnie » Fri Nov 17, 2017 9:58 am

No, I've never heard of Highway in the Sky. That sounds like one to check out!

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Re: Who is this?

Post by Kitty » Fri Nov 17, 2017 11:09 am

I've never heard of that one either!
You trying to tell me you didn't hear that shriek? That was something trying to get out of its premature grave, and I don't want to be here when it does. - Phantom of the Paradise (1974)

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