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You know what I am going to ask next...
I'm not sure you'll enjoy this movie based on your comments about "3 Godfathers" as there is a religious theme in this movie despite it being about the most decorated American soldier in WWI.


"Torn between religious pacifism and patriotism, Alvin York of Tennessee went on to become World War I's most acclaimed hero. As the simple backwoods farm boy who captured 132 German soldiers during the Battle of Argonne, Gary Cooper (handpicked by York) also won acclaim and his first Best Actor Academy Award®. Released in 1941 when the United States was on the brink of another war, this stirring adventure inspired thousands of enlisting men. Nominated for a total of 11 Oscars® including Best Picture, a winner for Best Film Editing and movingly directed by Howard Hawks, it tells of a religious mans moral crisis, heroics and subsequent return to the rural life he loved while refusing to capitalize on the adulation heaped upon him. An ode to patriotism and the human spirit, Sergeant York endures as one of Hollywoods finest hours."
 

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I will put some thought into a purchase. That's an uneasy recommendation.

BTW, so happy to see these titles leaked before the Facebook announcements.

Warner takes an entire day to announce their lineup and it's really discouraging -- especially for someone like me that has to check back every hour for a new entry (and they take hour breaks in-between some of the announcements).

They should just either announce all their titles in one shot or allow Amazon to leak them. So much easier to compile all of them. I think we have all the titles announced for this month.
 
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BTW, so happy to see these titles leaked before the Facebook announcements.

Warner takes an entire day to announce their lineup and it's really discouraging -- especially for someone like me that has to check back every hour for a new entry (and they take hour breaks in-between some of the announcements).

They should just either announce all their titles in one shot or allow Amazon to leak them. So much easier to compile all of them. I think we have all the titles announced for this month.
Agreed! My productivity at work tends to take a nosedive on WAC announcement day with them being so spaced out. :D I wish they would take a similar approach to Criterion and announce the entire slate at once.
 

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I will put some thought into a purchase. [...]
Think no further:

Directed by Howard Hawks

Screenplay by John Huston

Gary Cooper’s first Oscar for Best Actor

Hell, I’ll even throw in Walter Brennan, Ward Bond and a total of 11 Oscar nominations, including one for Best Picture.

Far be it for me to muscle-in for the first time, when it comes to any film suggestions between Mr. Epstein and our good Mr. Crawford; but I must.

Indeed, “Sergeant York” is a must. Especially when one considers the flawless and impeccable track-record of WAC,s restorations and image quality. No need to wait for the reviews. Pass Go and collect $200.00.

Finally, finally, finally !!!:drum:
 
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Indeed, “Sergeant York” is a must.
I hate it when someone comes in to rain on the parade when people are excited about a new release. However, in this circumstance, when encouraging someone to a blind buy who hasn't seen the film, perhaps an alternate opinion needs to be brought up.

I loathe the film. So it's not a "must" for everyone. Mr. Epstein should proceed cautiously. But I'm very happy for those who have seen the film and love it. Enjoy!
 
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I hate it when someone comes in to rain on the parade when people are excited about a new release. However, in this circumstance, when encouraging someone to a blind buy who hasn't seen the film, perhaps an alternate opinion needs to be brought up.

I loathe the film. So it's not a "must" for everyone. Mr. Epstein should proceed cautiously. But I'm very happy for those who have seen the film and love it. Enjoy!
FILE UNDER: No Time for Sergeants?;)

Well, you certainly took me by surprise on this one, Thomas T. Oh, well, I am never one to make a dispute as to which films one should like or dislike. Hopefully, though, WAC might have something to your liking during this month’s announcements. :thumbs-up-smiley:
 
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Gary Cooper had good competition for Best Actor Oscar and he did win. I liked Walter Huston's performance as Mr. Scratch.


GARY COOPER
Sergeant York

CARY GRANT
Penny Serenade

WALTER HUSTON
All That Money Can Buy

ROBERT MONTGOMERY
Here Comes Mr. Jordan

ORSON WELLES
Citizen Kane
 
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I hate it when someone comes in to rain on the parade when people are excited about a new release. However, in this circumstance, when encouraging someone to a blind buy who hasn't seen the film, perhaps an alternate opinion needs to be brought up.

I loathe the film. So it's not a "must" for everyone. Mr. Epstein should proceed cautiously. But I'm very happy for those who have seen the film and love it. Enjoy!
Would you have liked it had June Allyson been cast in the Margaret Wycherly role? :D
 

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No, but it might have helped the movie if she played Sergeant York.
Reminds me of Mr. Brennan’s wonderful line from this film...

”Ever been bit by a dead bee?”

Love this film. Ties in nicely with the color version, Friendly Persuasion.
 
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Reminds me of Mr. Brennan’s wonderful line from this film...

”Ever been bit by a dead bee?”

Love this film. Ties in nicely with the color version, Friendly Persuasion.
Indeed it does. Friendly Persuasion, one of the best films of its year. Holds up beautifully. I also saw the B&W version of it after seeing the color one. For some reason, both versions floated around in Puerto Rico. Since I loved the film so much, I went to see it a second time and it played in B&W. I couldn't believe it, but it happened with other films as well. Saving money by striking B&W prints, maybe? Keep in mind that I was child when this happened but my memory is clear.
 
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I will put some thought into a purchase. That's an uneasy recommendation.

BTW, so happy to see these titles leaked before the Facebook announcements.

Warner takes an entire day to announce their lineup and it's really discouraging -- especially for someone like me that has to check back every hour for a new entry (and they take hour breaks in-between some of the announcements).

They should just either announce all their titles in one shot or allow Amazon to leak them. So much easier to compile all of them. I think we have all the titles announced for this month.
It's a great film. Sort of a combination of the Devil and Daniel Webster, Lil Abner, and Yankee Doodle Dandy, along with some great depictions of Sgt. York's actions that won the Medal of Honor. Joan Leslie is completely charming.
 
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FILE UNDER: No Time for Sergeants?;)

Well, you certainly took me by surprise on this one, Thomas T. Oh, well, I am never one to make a dispute as to which films one should like or dislike. Hopefully, though, WAC might have something to your liking during this month’s announcements. :thumbs-up-smiley:
It didn't surprise me!:)
 
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Well, you certainly took me by surprise on this one, Thomas T. Hopefully, though, WAC might have something to your liking during this month’s announcements. :thumbs-up-smiley:
:)
They already have, Reversal Of Fortune and Drop Dead Gorgeous. I'm just not into creaky, sentimental war movies, sorry!
 
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