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Old 11-22-2016, 06:25 PM
RivkahChaya RivkahChaya is offline
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Originally Posted by Ulf the Unwashed View Post
Fifty something here, and while I know who these folks are I doubt I could've identified them from their photos either.
I could, but I spent my adolescence mooning over Golden Age movies, and silent films. I can recognize Irene Dunne from any angle, but I can barely remember who was famous in the 1980s. I pretty much only went to art films, French films and Merchant & Ivory films that were new in the 80s. I take that back. I also saw sci-fi, and Children of a Lesser god. But I can name Sigourney Weaver, Marlee Marlin, and Jennifer Jason Leigh from my own time. I can name 50 people from the 20s, 30s and 40s without taking a breath.

I always wonder in there are still adolescents who fall in love with those great old films. Once in a while, I do see a recent post on IMDb under Irene Dunne or Katharine Hepburn, that starts "I'm 17, but I love these old films...."