Tag Archives: Veronica Lake

Staying up late, watching old movies

I couldn’t sleep last night, so I stayed up late, watching old movies as I sorted through piles of dusty paperwork. The first person to name all three films I watched wins a November 3, 2014 issue of the National Enquirer, which, if memory serves, I picked up on the way to the 20th meeting […]

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Contemplating the life of Veronica Lake

It started out innocently enough… I was sitting here, waiting for the storm to begin, and listening to two of my favorite people, Michael McKean and Christopher Guest, discussing one of my favorite films, Sullivan’s Travels, and, then, one thing led to another, and I ended up going one YouTube link too far. Now I’m […]

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Totally Quotable Clementine: overheard at a playdate edition

Not too long ago, I introduced Clementine to one of my favorite movies – a 1941 film by the name of Sullivan’s Travels. I guess it made an impact. This afternoon, Linette heard Clementine tell her friend Amelia that she wanted to play house as Veronica Lake, which, of course, made me feel incredibly proud, […]

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