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    I have heard the Fonda name. Doesn't mean much to me. But I really don't like old movies.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dr. Who View Post
    Perhaps it wasn't his fault. Henry Fonda was more able to communicate when he was acting than in real life. It was difficult for his kids.
    Bullwinkles children had the same difficulty. they felt as " though he was a stranger at times"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Peter1469 View Post
    I have heard the Fonda name. Doesn't mean much to me. But I really don't like old movies.
    The classless, as well as the clueless. But those films weren't. You think so, but maybe that is because you never were from a line of actor's families. No understand to this day as to what it was/is. That's right, you never got it.

    It has always been about Hollywood, zogbot.


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    Quote Originally Posted by cotton1 View Post
    bullwinkles children had the same difficulty. they felt as " though he was a stranger at times"

    lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by Orion Rules View Post
    The classless, as well as the clueless. But those films weren't. You think so, but maybe that is because you never were from a line of actor's families. No understand to this day as to what it was/is. That's right, you never got it.

    It has always been about Hollywood, zogbot.


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    Henry Fonda and Jimmy Stewart both broke into show business at the same time, the early '30s, and as aspiring stage actors roomed together in NYC. Stewart told the story about how the two of them once had no money for food, and decided to go down to the corner and try performing for tips - Stewart playing the accordion and Fonda singing. "We didn't make any money," he said.



    Stewart was a church-going conservative Republican and Fonda an agnostic liberal Democrat. They reportedly remained close friends for more than fifty years by agreeing never to talk about politics.



    Stewart, in 1942 before deploying overseas, visiting Fonda on the set of The Ox-Bow Incident, speaking with director William Wellman.
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    Yah, my tattoo buddy is bummed by this. It's where got the biker fever he still has.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Common View Post
    Peter Fonda, who became a counterculture icon when he co-wrote, produced and starred in the seminal 1969 road movie “Easy Rider,” then showed Hollywood he could act about three decades later in “Ulee’s Gold,” for which he was Oscar-nominated, died on Monday. He was 79.

    Most recently, Fonda played Mephistopheles in the Nicolas Cage vehicle “Ghost Rider,” and a biker, for the umpteenth time in his career, in the John Travolta-Tim Allen comedy “Wild Hogs”; had a nice supporting role as a bounty hunter in the 2007 remake “3:10 to Yuma”; and reunited with Cage in the 2015 Louisiana political drama “The Runner,” in which Fonda played the younger actor’s father.


    The first significant step Fonda took on the path toward the success he would achieve through “Easy Rider” was a starring role, with Nancy Sinatra and Bruce Dern, in Roger Corman’s 1966 Hells Angels drama “The Wild Angels.” It was the first of a series of successful biker pictures produced by American International Pictures that screened at drive-ins across the country.


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    I remember when putting a flag on everything was the "thing to do". It shouldn't have been. I did it too.

    Now it's commonplace.
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    Quote Originally Posted by The Sage of Main Street View Post
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    reflected PF's actual situation, which they wouldn't dare expose, so they made him some Free Spirit financed by a drug deal. An honest movie would have exposed the whole Hippy = Preppy takeover of our culture: a spoiled rich kid whose Daddy bought him an expensive motorcycle, living off his trust fund as he wanders around the country and snobbishly slanders real Americans because of his own conceit of entitlement rather than for any good or real-life reason. Janey was the same way, but she, at least, never made a movie glorifying her own personal problems as virtues she could shame the public with.
    You seem to have a true resentment for anyone that benefits from generations of hard work by their fathers , forefathers etc. I noticed it on another thread too. Care to explain why ?

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