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August 11, 2008

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There was the 1939 movie "Gunga Din," with Cary Grant, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Victor MacLaglen, and Sam Jaffe.

I believe the plot of "The Charge of the Light Brigade" owes something to Tennyson's poem of the same title. Thanks, Jenny, for a fascinating post.

Bravo! 20 points! Two new films for me to watch with a "new" poetry eye.

;-)
Jenny

It just occurred to me: wasn't there a movie based on "Casey at the Bat"?

Thanks David and Laura! Here's an odd tidbitty...poet Amy King just posted a list of Films with Poetry Connections.

http://amyking.wordpress.com/2008/08/11/movies-with-poetry/

-J.F.

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