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When he came to the movies -- more or less by accident -- they were still cheap entertainment capable of enthralling the unthinking for an idle few minutes.
from Brown Corpus
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When Beckett's name came into the discussion, the priest grew loud and told me that Beckett `` hates life ''.
When he came home from his office at the end of the afternoon, Breasted never knew what gathering he should expect to find, but there almost always was one.
When I first came across Samuel Johnson's pronouncement, `` the remedy for the ills of life is palliative rather than radical '', it seemed to me to sum up the profoundest of political and social truths.
When he came to Baltimore, he was leaving a team which was supposed to win the National League pennant, and he was joining what seemed to be a second division American League club.
When the sun came out, Stevie strode proudly into Orange Square, smiling like a landlord on industrious tenants.
When his arm came up I ducked away but it caught me on the side of the neck, watering my eyes, and I backed off to cough.
When he was bent over behind the wheel of the station wagon, feeling in his trouser cuffs for the ignition key which he had dropped a moment before, she came out of the house with an enormous Rumanian shawl over her head, which she had bought in that country during one of their trips abroad, and handed him a clean handkerchief through the window.
When they came to Mr. Jack's photograph, twenty by twelve inches in a curly silver frame, Miss Ada said, `` By rights I ought to leave that, seeing he won't take my clotheshorse ''.
When the therapist came to feel on sufficiently sure ground with him to ask him, `` What is that, Bill -- hello or farewell ''??
When the chance came, they first eliminated cold cereal once a week, then gradually converted to hot fresh-ground cereal every day.
When a second quake came, they dashed back to the beach, fearing that they might be buried under landslides.
When Dr. W. A. Swim celebrated his 75th birthday at the Wilshire Country Club, guests came by chartered plane from all over the country.
When and movies
When the comic switched to the Tamers series the storylines adhered to continuity more strictly ; sometimes it would expand on subject matter not covered by the original Japanese anime ( such as Mitsuo Yamaki's past ) or the English adaptations of the television shows and movies ( such as Ryo's story or the movies that remained undubbed until 2005 ).
When Langdon eventually left Sennett in order to make longer, feature-length movies with First National Studios, he took Capra with him to be his personal writer and director.
When Central Park Media went bankrupt in the year of 2009, the licenses for all Anime 18-related products and movies were transferred to Critical Mass.
When she entered features, Hollywood believed that the movies ' future lay in reproducing Broadway plays for a mass audience.
Falk also starred in such holiday television movies as A Town Without Christmas ( 2001 ), Finding John Christmas ( 2003 ) and When Angels Come to Town ( 2004 ).
When asked why, she explained, " This isn't about leaving for a career in movies, or in theater – it's more of a personal decision.
When depicted in movies and cartoons, zebras are most often miscellaneous characters, but have had some starring roles, notably in Madagascar and Racing Stripes.
Of the film, Hanks has remarked: " When I read the script for Gump, I saw it as one of those kind of grand, hopeful movies that the audience can go to and feel ... some hope for their lot and their position in life ...
When the film was followed by The Air Up There, they began to speculate on how many movies Bacon had been in and the number of people he had worked with.
When Star Trek was cancelled in 1969, Shatner assumed it would be the end of his association with the show ; however, Shatner went on to voice Kirk in the animated Star Trek, star in the first seven Star Trek movies, and provide voice acting for several games.
When Douglas Fairbanks was on honeymoon in Paris in 1920, he offered him star billing with his new wife Mary Pickford, but Chevalier doubted his own talent for silent movies ( his previous ones had largely failed )..
When she took the story to gossip columnist Louella Parsons, the studio was forced to give in and granted all the profits from MGM movies made and released from 1924 to 1938, meaning the estate eventually received over $ 1. 5 million in percentage payments.
When she was five, she and her brother, Peter, used to act out Western stories similar to those their father played in the movies.
When I talk about movies I can talk about messages of peace, and infuse them into the entertainment pages.
There are so few movies that deal with recognizable people that this detail alone is enough to pick up one's spirits ... Jill Clayburgh has a cracked, warbly voice-a modern polluted-city huskiness ... When Erica's life falls apart and her reactions go out of control, Clayburgh's floating, not-quite-sure, not-quite-here quality is just right.
", in exactly the same way Lou did in the Abbott and Costello movies, repeating a joke from Brooks ' Robin Hood sitcom When Things Were Rotten in which Van Patten shouted the line.
When Toho began producing a new generation of monster movies in the late 1980s, beginning with Godzilla 1985, UPA capitalized on its Toho contract and helped introduce the new kaiju features to the Western world.
When his movies made lots of money without costing too much, he became well received in the movie business.
When De Niro took the part, director Brian De Palma mailed Hoskins a cheque for £ 20, 000 with a " Thank You " note, which prompted Hoskins to call up De Palma and ask him if there were any more movies he didn't want him to be in.
The Hermits appeared in several MGM movies, including When the Boys Meet the Girls ( 1965 ) and Hold On!
When Garner made The Rockford Files television movies, he said that 22 people ( with the exception of series co-star Beery, who died late in 1994 ) came out of retirement to participate.
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