Production[ edit ] Darryl F. Zanuck showed Fuller, who was then under contract to 20th Century Fox, a script by Dwight Taylor called Blaze of Glory about a woman lawyer falling in love with a criminal she was defending in a murder trial.
They're about happy memories of growing up in a small southern town during much simpler times and they're about the schools, teachers, and landmarks we all know and remember so well.
Take a walk back down Main Street and enjoy your own memories as you read through these articles but, be warned: There were only 25 seniors graduating in39 seniors in and most of the other classes had between 40 and How could we not all have known each other?! Most of us had already gone to school together since the first grade.
Our glee club had over members with Miss Kitty Hamner our music teacher. Once we were all on stage practicing songs for a competition. Miss Hamner was directing in front of us with tears streaming down her face were the tears because we were so good or because we were so bad?
In their baby blue dinner jackets, blue and white cummerbunds and bow ties, they performed at a convention at the Barringer Hotel in Charlotte this was BIG time! They also sang in the J. Almost everyone who went to our high school has a story to tell about Annie Leeour English teacher.
One time during a class, she began choking.
I know it happened in my junior English class, but others tell the same story that it happened in their class too. Hmmmmm, what did she have in that vase?! I wonder if he still lives in Florida. There were always dances. Heaven forbid that we girls be so forward at any other time!!
This was a dinner and dance given by the juniors to the seniors funds raised by selling magazine subscriptions with the tenth grade Home Ec. Our costumes the year I was in the tenth grade were pirate outfits complementing the prom theme.
Only juniors and seniors were allowed to attend. Every year at the end of May, each senior class took a trip to Washington DC spending a fun and educational week.
There were always a few who would climb the stairs to the top of the Washington Monument rather than take the elevator. Wonder if any of us could do that today!? I still treasure a picture that was taken of our class on the lawn in front of the Capitol.
Graduation is always bitter sweet - glad to be moving on, yet sad to be leaving old friends. Music in the Fifties Oh how everyone loved to dance!!!! We learned to shag has a very different connotation today to the fast tunes.New York City Through the Years This page has been viewed more than , times; thank you so much!
The response to my LAX Through the Years photo essay has been overwhelming, and prompted me to create a similar page for the two main New York airports, La Guardia (LGA) and John F Kennedy International Airport (JFK), originally known as Idlewild (IDL), although its official name was New York.
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Jan 16, · Memories of the ’s A nostalgic journey back to the ’s. A pictorial trip down memory lane for those of us of a certain age, accompanied by the music of Buddy Holly/5(16). Did you know? - First introduced in , the Portapak was the first portable video recording device.
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Pickup on South Street is a Cold War spy film noir written and directed by Samuel Fuller, and released by the 20th Century Fox studio.
The film stars Richard Widmark, Jean Peters, and Thelma Ritter. It was screened at Venice Film Festival in