Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Great Moments In Movie Shelves #17

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"What is this place anyway?"
"You said you wanted to sit down - it's the public library."

"You've never been here?"
"No. That makes two for me. I don't see any books."

For all my crowing about loving bookshelves I've never actually been inside the New York Public Library, isn't that something? Oh I've stood on its steps and caressed the lion statues I know too well from Ghostbusters (a scene we've already covered for this series) but I've never gone inside, so I've no idea if this is what it looks like.

I love the way George Peppard pulls out one perfectly placed drawer of the card-catalog just to rest his elbow so he can properly lean with requisite suavity. What a stud.

Of course, as it turns out anyway the Library
is not nearly as nice a place as Tiffanys.

Truman Capote was born on this day 91 years ago.
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2 comments:

Pierce said...

I love your Great Moments in Movie Bookshelves segment and did a little research. Here are some suggestions for future posts. Thanks.

The Music Man
All the President’s Men
The Shawshank Redemption
Harry Potter Movies
The Jedi Archives from Star Wars: Attack of the Clones
Philadelphia
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
Clue
Beauty and the Beast
Atonement
What Dreams May Come
High Society
The Color of Pomegranates
Buffy the Vampire Slayer
The Name of the Rose
My Fair Lady
Agora
Meet Joe Black
Wings of Desire
The Day After Tomorrow
The Royal Tenenbaums

JA said...

Wow thanks Pierce! I'll def do some of those eventually