June 24, 2015


I never forget a face, but in your case I'll be glad to make an exception.
Groucho Marx



"When in doubt, lie."
— Mr. Lyle (James Denton), "The Pretender" (1996)



A man in the house is worth two in the street.
Mae West



MOVIE TRIVA
Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid (1973)(part 4 of 4)
  • According to Kris Kristofferson, Sam Peckinpah hired Donnie Fritts, a log-time collaborator of Kristofferson's as a favor, and cast him as Billy the Kid's gang member, Beaver. Because Fritts had no scripted lines, all he does is repeat whatever anyone says in the movie.
  • According to Kris Kristofferson, Sam Peckinpah hired Donnie Fritts, a log-time collaborator of Kristofferson's as a favor, and cast him as Billy the Kid's gang member, Beaver. Because Fritts had no scripted lines, all he does is repeat whatever anyone says in the movie.
  • According to David Weddle's book on Peckinpah, "If They Move, Kill 'Em", many of the scenes in the movie were shot almost guerrilla style by the second unit director Gordon Dawson at various times and on various singular locations to make up for the originally shot footage that was rendered unusable by the bent lens flange and the subsequent focus problems.



  • The day that this country ceases to be free for irreligion, it will cease to be free for religion.
    Robert H. Jackson



  • Los Angeles’ full name is “El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de los Angeles de Porciuncula”.
  • A necropsy is an autopsy on animals.
  • Rugby, North Dakota is the geographical center of North America.
  • A hydrodaktulpsychicharmonica is a variety of musical glasses.
  • Karoke means empty orchestra in Japanese



  • An aged and somewhat eccentric king wants to pass his throne on to one of his two sons. He decrees that a horse race shall he held the son who owns the "slower horse" shall become king. The sons, each fearing that the other will cheat by having his horse go less fast than it is capable of, ask a wise man's advice. With only two words the wise man insures that the race will be fair. What does the wise man say?



    Borrow money from a pessimist, they don't expect it back.



    “Make up your mind to act decidedly and take the consequences. No good is ever done in this world by hesitation.”



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