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34,420 citations from literature (mostly science fiction and fantasy) referring to real churches, religious groups, tribes, etc. [This database is for literary research only. It is not intended as a source of information about religion.]

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movies New York: New York City 1994 Leigh, Stephen. "The Color of His Skin " in Wild Cards: Book II of a New Cycle: Marked Cards (George R. R. Martin, ed.) New York: Baen (1994); pg. 64. "...Margaret Durand's role in the X11A tragedy was outlined; Cameo channeled Nick Williams' fedora to give the Marilyn Monroe connection; the Hedda Hopper documents indicting Hoover, Hughes, and others as Sharks were shown... "
movies New York: New York City 1994 Leigh, Stephen. "The Color of His Skin " in Wild Cards: Book II of a New Cycle: Marked Cards (George R. R. Martin, ed.) New York: Baen (1994); pg. 121. "Marilyn Monroe, in a widely-televised press conference, emotionally denied that she had met with Hannah and denounced the Hedda Hopper material as 'entirely manufactured.'... Rush Limbaugh... was especially brutal in his usual searing jocularity, deriding this 'theory of ex-Senator Gregg Crackpotmann, Hanna Bananas, and Father Sushi--the ultimate Three Stooges.' " [More on Monroe, pg. 123.]
movies New York: New York City 1994 Leigh, Stephen. "The Color of His Skin " in Wild Cards: Book II of a New Cycle: Marked Cards (George R. R. Martin, ed.) New York: Baen (1994); pg. 170. Pg. 170: Marilyn Monroe
movies New York: New York City 1994 Simons, Walton. "Two of a Kind " in Wild Cards: Book II of a New Cycle: Marked Cards (George R. R. Martin, ed.) New York: Baen (1994); pg. 20. Pg. 20: "'It was Lon Chaney Jr.'s real first name.' Jerry's Creighton face was a cross between Chaney Jr. and Bogart, craggy, but with sharp features and knowing eyes. ";

Pg. 33: "'I need your jacket, your boots, and your motorcycle.' The accent was perfect. Jerry had been practicing it for months.

'Jesus, Mr. Schwarzenegger?' said the cyclist. His voice was shakey.

Jerry walked around and looked the driver in the eyes. The man looked to be in his early twenties, and was on the thin side. 'Wrong, osshole.'... [More, as this character impersonates Schwarzenegger]

Jerry smiled thinly. 'Hasta la vista baby.'... He accelerated off into the night, feeling more like something from Pee Wee's Big Adventure than The Wild One. ";

Pg. 37: "'Jerry. Made your Citizen Kaneyet?'...

'No. I think I'm either too young or too old to be a cinematic genius.' ";

Pg. 40: "Jerry's look today was somewhere between James Dean and Nicholas Cage... "

movies New York: New York City 1994 Williams, Walter Jon. "Feeding Frenzy " in Wild Cards: Book II of a New Cycle: Marked Cards (George R. R. Martin, ed.) New York: Baen (1994); pg. 192. "He called himself the Racist in the same way that John Wayne was the Shootist--he was fast, supposedly capable of two hundred miles per hour on the straights... "
movies New York: New York City 2000 Renado, Trevor. "Get a Lifestyle " in Circa 2000: Gay Fiction at the Millennium (Robert Drake & Terry Wolverton, eds). Los Angeles, CA: Alyson Pub. (2000); pg. 321. Pg. 321: Tales of the City; Pg. 324: As Good as it Gets; Helen Hunt; Greg Kinnear; Pg. 325: Golden Globe nominee; Pg. 326: Elizabeth Berkley; Showgirls; Sling Blade; Dwight Yoakam; Kiss Me Guido; White Squall; Pg. 329: Dom DeLuise
movies New York: New York City 2000 Roman, Steven A. X-Men/Doctor Doom: The Chaos Engine. New York: BP Books (2000); pg. 7. "[Simon] Williams grinned broadly, flashing an impressive set of capped teeth. '...Besides, von Doom had total script approval--even took the time to work with Val Kilmer on how to play him. He's gotta be happy with the finished product. I gotta tell you, though... I though Chris Walken spent a little too much time chewin' the scenery as Magneto... But Naomi Campbell as Storm?' He exhaled sharply. 'Talk about your major hotties! Man, I'd give my right arm to do a love scene with her!'

'Er . . . yes,' Betsy said, continuing to smile as she nodded. 'An inspired bit of casting, I thought--I'm certain the Empress is pleased. Not that you were so bad yourself.' "

movies New York: New York City 2000 Roman, Steven A. X-Men/Doctor Doom: The Chaos Engine. New York: BP Books (2000); pg. 38. "[Tony] Stark... considering his handsome, Errol Flynn-like features... "
movies New York: New York City 2000 Roman, Steven A. X-Men/Doctor Doom: The Chaos Engine. New York: BP Books (2000); pg. 6-7. "She recognized J. Jonah Jameson... Charlie Chaplinesque mustache... "; "'I'm tellin' you, Betsy, Doom Patrol is gonna be the movie event of the summer! I guarantee it's gonna blow Titanic outta the water . . . figuratively speaking, of course.'

...He [Simon Williams]certainly cut an impressive figure, she thought--a combination of Arnold Schwarzenegger's body, Kevin Sorbo's face, and Antonio Banderas's hair. " [More about the fictional movie Doom Patrol, not in DB. Many refs. to movies in book. All actual movie titles are thought to be in DB.]

movies New York: New York City 2000 Silverberg, Robert. The Stochastic Man. New York: Harper & Row (1975); pg. 148. "'It's nothing but a movie to you? An old Cagney flick on the late-night television?' "
movies New York: New York City 2001 Castro, Adam-Troy. Spider-Man: Revenge of the Sinister Six. New York: BP Books (2001); pg. 25. Pg. 25: The Birdman of Alcatraz; Pg. 26: Casablanca; Humphrey Bogart; Ingrid Bergman; Pg. 32: Boris Karloff; Pg. 170: "...Academy Awards... In his dream, the audience of thousands, which included not only the living but also the great names of the past like Griffith and Hitchcock and Ford and Chaplin and Sturges and Kurosawa, applauded every fresh outpouring of abuse from Beck's lips, their smiles fixed but sincere... "; Pg. 210: "...worked alongside [Tim] Burton and [Lawrence] Oliveri. So she said: 'Two years ago, I did a limited run as Nora in Ibsen's A Doll's House.' "; Maltese Falcon; Jet Li; Sammo Hung
movies New York: New York City 2001 Castro, Adam-Troy. Spider-Man: Revenge of the Sinister Six. New York: BP Books (2001); pg. 208. "There were twenty snowglobes alone, ranging from one that seemed to be a replica of the famous prop from Citizen Kane to the more recent bloody murder scene snow-globe offered as a premium with video-cassettes of the Cohen Brothers masterpiece, Fargo. The photographs on the outer wall, most of which were signed WITH DEEPEST RESPECT AND AFFECTION or somesuch variant, depicted Farnswell with Lee Strasburg, Orson Welles, Peter Ustinov, Helen Hayes, Simon Williams, and President John Kennedy, among a host of other, equivalently familiar faces. "
movies New York: New York City 2002 Millar, Mark. Ultimates Vol. 1: Super-Human. New York: Marvel Comics Group (2002) [Graphic novel reprint of The Ultimates #1-6]; pg. Chap. 6, pg. 4. Betty Ross: "You know, there's a little part of me feels a tad responsible for all this, General. "; Nick Fury: "You weren't the one pushing over buildings, Betty. "; Betty Ross: "No, but the way I've been treating Bruce--talking to him like dirt, flirting with Freddy Prinze. I really feel like I was the one who pushed him over the edge. "
movies New York: New York City 2002 Friesner, Esther M. Men in Black II. New York: Ballantine (2002); pg. 38. Pg. 38: "...she exclaimed, forcing them to gaze into the glossy faces of Brad Pitt and Ed Norton. "; Pg. 117; "...like Lee Marvin checking out his crew of assorted sadists, criminals, and wackos in The Dirty Dozen. "; Pg. 148: "by the boxed video set of every Rat Pack movie ever made. The spirit of Sinatra, the Hollywood Years stalked the linoleum floors, while the great Dean Martin would have felt right at home lounging on the praying-mantis green sectional sofa... "; Pg. 152: William Powell; Myrna Loy; Pg. 171: Rocky Horror Picture Show; Pg. 174-175: Peter Graves; Pg. 175: Mission: Impossible; Pg. 177: Paradise Found; Steven Spielberg; Pg. 187: "...was a market for old Jimmy Cagney/George Raft/ Edward G. Robinson gangster films. "; Pg. 209: "Actually it was more like a Best of the Three Stooges marathon than any battle the world had ever seen. "; Pg. 235: Gary Cooper; Pg. 238: Casablanca
movies New York: New York City 2002 Friesner, Esther M. Men in Black II. New York: Ballantine (2002); pg. 164. "...offered its clients their films sorted into very specific categories, their names prominently displayed above the racks holding the cassettes:

Sci-Fact and Oliver Stone Films
The Occult and Oliver Stone Films
The Bizarre and Oliver Stone Films
Conspiracy and Oliver Stone Films "

[More on Oliver Stone: pg. 174]

movies New York: New York City 2002 Millar, Mark. Ultimates Vol. 1: Super-Human. New York: Marvel Comics Group (2002) [Graphic novel reprint of The Ultimates #1-6]; pg. Chap. 2, pg. 12. Tony Stark/Iron Man: "Couldn't we just lose Banner? I find it hard to put my trust in someone who turned into a green goliath and trashed Bridget Fonda's favorite New York patisserie. "
movies New York: New York City 2002 Millar, Mark. Ultimates Vol. 1: Super-Human. New York: Marvel Comics Group (2002) [Graphic novel reprint of The Ultimates #1-6]; pg. Chap. 3, pg. 2. Jan Pym/Wasp: "And I'm starting to think that costume makes you look a little bit like a giant-sized serial killer, by the way, honey. "; Hank Pym/Giant-Man: "Really? The suave, romantic British type or the big, hairy Arkansas variety who chop you up and keep your body parts in the freezer, Jan? "
movies New York: New York City 2002 Millar, Mark. Ultimates Vol. 1: Super-Human. New York: Marvel Comics Group (2002) [Graphic novel reprint of The Ultimates #1-6]; pg. Chap. 3, pg. 20. Dr. Bruce Banner/Hulk: "No, and she isnt my ex, Stark. We're just in the middle of a separation. Besides, aren't you supposed to be here with Jennifer Tilly? "; Tony Stark/Iron Man: "Oh, yes. But you always have to keep your options open with these Hollywood heartbreakers, Bruce. One minute they're on you like Oprah on a Twinkie and the next they're a cover-story for some limp-wristed Scientologist. "
movies New York: New York City 2002 Millar, Mark. Ultimates Vol. 1: Super-Human. New York: Marvel Comics Group (2002) [Graphic novel reprint of The Ultimates #1-6]; pg. Chap. 4, pg. 13. [1] Nick Fury: "Hey, did you hear you've been optioned as a movie? Betty Ross was telling me they're already in discussions with Brad Pitt about a three picture deal to play Captain America. "; Steve Rogers/Captain America: "Who's Brad Pitt? "; Hank Pym/Giant-Man [speaking to Fury, happy and enthusiastically responding to Fury's talk of a possible Ultimates movie]: "What, are you serious? My God. This might not be such a disaster after all, huh? Who do you think they could get to play you, Nick? "; Fury: "Why, Mister Samuel L. Jackson, of course. That's not even open to debate, Doctor Pym. " [What is humorous about this line is the fact that Nick Fury is intentionally drawn in this comic book to look just like actor Samuel L. Jackson, except with an eye patch. Nick Fury is indeed black in The Ultimates limited series/graphic novel, although in mainstream Marvel Comics continuity, he is white. Both versions wear an eye patch and lead S.H.I.E.L.D.]
movies New York: New York City 2002 Millar, Mark. Ultimates Vol. 1: Super-Human. New York: Marvel Comics Group (2002) [Graphic novel reprint of The Ultimates #1-6]; pg. Chap. 4, pg. 14. [2] Nick Fury: "And I'll tell you the one guy alive who could do a convincing Tony Stark--From Hell's Johnny Depp. "; Jan Pym/Wasp: What? Depp's too much of a pretty-body. Stark's a crazy kind of Howard Hughes character. I'd rather see someone with more of an eccentric range. "; Fury: "Don't underestimate Depp, Mrs. Pym. A lot of people tag him with that pretty-boy label, but he's actually one of the most accomplished actors in Hollywood at this moment. Picture him doing Ed Wood in an Iron Man suit and you've got Tony Stark up there in celluloid, baby. "; Hank Pym/Giant-Man: "Yeah, I could see that. "
movies New York: New York City 2002 Millar, Mark. Ultimates Vol. 1: Super-Human. New York: Marvel Comics Group (2002) [Graphic novel reprint of The Ultimates #1-6]; pg. Chap. 4, pg. 14. [3] "You know, you've actually got a real knack for this casting thing, Nick. Who do you think they could get to play me? "; Fury: "Oh, that's easy. Lantern-jawed Matthew McConnaughey, of course. "; Jan Pym/Wasp: "What about me? "; Fury: "Heck, who else buy Miss Lucy Lieu? "; Jan Pym/Wasp: "Oh, naturally. Even though she looks absolutely nothing like me, she'd be great because all Asian people are basically identical, right? Who'd be your back-up choice, General? Bruce Lee? "; Steve Rogers/Captain America: "Who's Bruce Lee? "
movies New York: New York City 2002 Millar, Mark. Ultimates Vol. 1: Super-Human. New York: Marvel Comics Group (2002) [Graphic novel reprint of The Ultimates #1-6]; pg. Chap. 4, pg. 15. [4] Hank Pym/Giant-Man: "Hold on. You know who would be brilliant as Bruce Banner? The one guy who's really pull of that bug-eyed neuroticism he's turned into an art form? "; Jan Pym/Wasp: "Wait, let me guess; Woddy Allen if he dropped a few pounds? That creepy, little kid from The Sixth Sense? " [Haley Joel Osment]; Nick Fury: "No, no. That mouse Geena Davis adopted, man. What's-his-name in the golf pants; Stuart Little? "; Hank Pym: "I'm serious, guys. You know who could actually do Banner better than Banner...? "; Jan Pym: "Uh, Hank. I think you'd better shut up... "; [Hank looks behind him to see Bruce Banner standing in the doorway, having just heard some of their conversation about who should play him in a possible 'Ultimates' movie. Banners stares at them briefly, and then throws down a folder of papers and runs off.]; Hank Pym: "I was going to say Steve Buscemi. What's insulting about that? "
movies New York: New York City 2002 Millar, Mark. Ultimates Vol. 1: Super-Human. New York: Marvel Comics Group (2002) [Graphic novel reprint of The Ultimates #1-6]; pg. Chap. 4, pg. 16. Bruce Banner [outside, talking on cell phone]: "Betty? Oh, thank God your phone wasn't switched off or anything. There's something I've got to tell you, Honey. Something really important... "; Betty Ross: "Bruce? Is that you? Listen, I really can't talk right now. I'm in the middle of dinner with Freddie Prinze Jr.-- "; [Betty Ross and actor Freddy Prinze Jr are shown in a fancy Manhattan restaurant.] Betty Ross: "We started off talking about the idea of him playing Iron Man, but when I told him about the Super-Soldier serum you were trying to crack, he said he wanted in on that too. I'm not kidding, Bruce, this guy wants to be a super hero as much as Nicholas Cage. "; Bruce Banner: "Betty, will you shut up?! We don't have much time. I've done something stupid again and I think you're in serious danger, sweetheart... " [Freddy Prinze Jr shown again on pg. 17. Banner has injected himself with the Hulk serum.]
movies New York: New York City 2002 Millar, Mark. Ultimates Vol. 1: Super-Human. New York: Marvel Comics Group (2002) [Graphic novel reprint of The Ultimates #1-6]; pg. Chap. 4, pg. 20. [Bruce Banner has completed the transformation to the Hulk, after taking the Hulk serum he invented. Before transforming, he talked to his estranged girlfriend Betty Ross, who said she was having dinner with Freddy Prinze Jr.] Hulk: RRAAARRGHH!! HULK WANT FREDDIE PRINZE JUNIOR!
movies New York: New York City 2002 Millar, Mark. Ultimates Vol. 1: Super-Human. New York: Marvel Comics Group (2002) [Graphic novel reprint of The Ultimates #1-6]; pg. Chap. 4, pg. 21. Jan Pym/Wasp: "This is all your fault, Hank. What did you have to go and say he [Bruce Banner] looked like Steve Buscemi for? "; Hank Pym/Giant-Man: "Will you shut up and get off my back? You're the one who started all that Woody Allen crap. "
movies New York: New York City 2002 Millar, Mark. Ultimates Vol. 1: Super-Human. New York: Marvel Comics Group (2002) [Graphic novel reprint of The Ultimates #1-6]; pg. Chap. 5, pg. 3. Pg. 3: Nick Fury [speaking about the Hulk]: "According to the sat-pics, he's murdered dozens of people, drunk a truck full of beer and, right now, looks like he's stealing a huge pair of pants from a fat corpse, Giant Man. You imagine what he's gonna do when he catches that girlfriend of his with Freddie Prinze Jr.? "; Pg. 6: Hulk: "Get away from Freddie Prinze, Jr., Betty! You're supposed to be Banner's girlfriend. "; Betty Ross [talking on phone to Nick Fury]: "Oh, my God! He's found us, Nick! That deranged, little freak's figured out where Freddie and I were eating! "; Pg. 22: Hulk: "Don't leave Banner alone again! Freddie Prinze can't love you like Banner does, Betty! Betty's all Banner has!! "
movies New York: New York City 2015 Westerfeld, Scott. Polymorph. New York: Penguin (1997); pg. 182. "'...I told them they were getting bounced by some of the Kennedy-Schwarzeneggers.' "
movies New York: New York City 2076 Morehouse, Lyda. Archangel Protocol. New York: Penguin Putnam (2001); pg. 128. [Gone with the Wind] "'but ill you at least allow me to help you up the stairs?'

I pretended to consider his offer. 'All right, but I want to go on my own two feet. You've played enough Rhett Butler.' "

movies New York: New York City 2269 Cox, Greg. Assignment: Eternity (Star Trek). New York: Pocket Books (1998); pg. 275. "'A movie sounds great,' she enthused... 'But how 'bout we hit Funny Girl instead of 2001? After the trip we just took, I'm afraid it won't live up to the real thing!' "
movies New York: Westchester County 1986 Claremont, Chris. New Mutants, Vol. 1, No. 37: "If I Should Die ". New York: Marvel Comics Group (Mar. 1986); pg. 2. Pg. 1: Sam: "Pow--kpopow! "; Illyana: "Ahrrr--ya got me, pahrdnah! "; Rahne: "Illyana--some of us are trying to enjoy the film! "; Doug: "This turkey wasn't made to be enjoyed, Rahne, only laughed at! "; Pg. 2: Karma: "When I was une petite jeune fille--a very small child--I had such a crush on John Wayne. "; Sam: "The Duke was always my hero, too, Shan. Did any of y'all know his real first name was 'Marion?' Ain't that a hoot? "
movies New York: Westchester County 1986 Claremont, Chris. New Mutants, Vol. 1, No. 45: "We Were Only Foolin' ". New York: Marvel Comics Group (Nov. 1986); pg. 5. Pg. 4: Warlock: "Dis bozo bodderin' youse?... Big brudda. Bigga tempah. Real short fuse. Get my drift? "; Pg. 5: Warlock: "Observation: Human got message. "; Doug Ramsey: "And then some. I never realized letting Warlock watch that Bowery Boys/Bogart/Cagney triple feature would come in so handy. "
movies North America 2874 Forbes, Edith. Exit to Reality. Seattle, WA: Seal Press (1997); pg. 91. Pg. 91: "I realized suddenly I couldn't remember what I looked like. I saw Judy Garland in 'The Wizard of Oz,' and Ramona Morris in 'Inner Vision.'.. I was Debbie Reynolds on the deck of the Titanic, then a screaming blonde tucked under the arm of King Kong, then Anna Karenina poised on the edge of a railroad platform. "; Pg. 92: Grace Kelly; Pg. 153: "As she spoke, Lucina dissolved into Andrew Kohane. He had shed Tom Jones and eighteenth century England in favor of late twenty-first century America and the 2089 remake of 'It's a Wonderful Life.' He was handsome, wholesome and clean-cut, the man any mother would want her daughter to marry. "
movies North Carolina 1995 Lisle, Holly & Chris Guin. Mall, Mayhem and Magic. New York: Baen (1995); pg. 143. Michelle Pfeiffer
movies Norway 2075 Anderson, Glenn L. The Millennium File. Bountiful, Utah: Horizon Publishers (1986); pg. 106-107. Pg. 106: "'Put your tools down and get away from the equipment.'

...Lee stood just outside the bay... In one hand she held the SATCOM... In the other was one of the compound's stun rifles...

The barrel swept toward him. Lee had seen this kind of thing in video holos and old 2-D's, and it always looked tough and fairly exciting. Lee, however did not feel either tough or excited. "; Pg. 107: "They backed slowly toward the door. She moved along, covering them. Things were feeling a little more movies now. "

movies Oklahoma 1994 Bishop, Michael. Brittle Innings. New York: Bantam (1994); pg. 9. Pg. 9: Gone With the Wind; For Whom the Bell Tolls; Pg. 11: Clark Gable; Alan Ladd; Pg. 13: Movietone newsreels; Lou Costello; Abbott and Costello; Pg. 15: Gone With the Wind; Pg. 111: Frank Sinatra; Pg. 149: Clark Gable; Pg. 196: Mickey Rooney; Reveille with Beverly; Pg. 199: "...and a Popeye cartoon that prodded to crowd to talk-back applause. "; Pg. 201: Harpo Marx; Elsa Lanchester; Colin Clive; Pg. 202: Lugosi; Pg. 276: Popeye; Pg. 281: "The face of the man with the Popeye-the-Sailor lipstick cartoon on his keister was a face I knew... But where had I met him, and why would he want Popeye's homely mug scribbled on his butt? "; Pg. 304: Clark Gable; Francis X. Bushman; Pg. 341: "...into town to see Abbott and Costello in Hit the Ice at the Exotic and almost laughed our fannies off. "; Pg. 376: Popeye; Pg. 434: "Above Suspicion with Joan Crawford and Fred MacMurray "
movies Olympus 1997 Byrne, John. Wonder Woman: Gods and Goddesses. Rocklin, CA: Prima Publishing (1997); pg. 165. "I'm like Fred Astaire, he thought. Fred Astaire in Royal Wedding, dancing around the walls and ceiling of his room. Only this isn't some Hollywood trick photography. This is real. This is Olympus, and I'm on my way to meet Athena. "
movies Olympus 1997 Byrne, John. Wonder Woman: Gods and Goddesses. Rocklin, CA: Prima Publishing (1997); pg. 181. "'Are you all right, Father Morris?'

'No. Not at all. I feel . . . quite faint.' His cheeks colored. 'And also very foolish. I don't know what I expected, how I thought I was going to react to all this . . . I'm sorry, Diana. I guess I expected some kind of Hollywood version of Olympus. Something comprehensible, with normal horizons and Laurence Olivier as Zeus.' "

movies Ontario 2002 Sawyer, Robert J. Hominids. New York: Tor (2002); pg. 235. Pg. 235: Arnold Schwarzenegger; Tom Arnold; Pg. 376: "'...but rewinding the tape of life and playing it again no more gives a different outcome than rewinding a tape of Gone with the Wind and playing it again results in an ending in which Rhett and Scarlett stay together...' "
movies Ontario: Ottawa 1987 de Lint, Charles Jack the Giant Killer. New York: Ace Books (1987); pg. 9. "...and sat up watching Edward G. Robinson in The Last Gangster on the late show... "
movies Ontario: Toronto 1990 Wilson, Robert Charles. The Divide. New York: Doubleday (1990); pg. 91. Pg. 91: "It got her stoned enough to enjoy a William Powell Thin Man movie... "
movies Ontario: Toronto 1990 Wilson, Robert Charles. The Divide. New York: Doubleday (1990); pg. 126. "John: This is still parlor Freudianism, Max. Benjamin is the unconscious mind of John Shaw. The Three Faces of Eve. But it isn't like that... "
movies Ontario: Toronto 1991 Huff, Tanya. Blood Price. New York: DAW Books (1991); pg. 208. Pg. 208: "...the expensive lock was beyond her skill, just about when she was wishing Dirty Harry would show up and blow the door off its hinges, the last of the tumblers dropped. "; Pg. 247: "Hearing the tones of incipient panic, Vicki, in the driest voice she was capable of, said, 'It is a little like . . . Alfred Hitchcock does Revenge of the Nerds.'

...'Or David Cronneberg does I Dream of Genie,' she offered in return. "

movies Ontario: Toronto 1993 Huff, Tanya. Blood Lines. New York: DAW Books (1993); pg. 8. Pg. 8: "And I thought Monty Python created the concept of the upper-class twit, he mused as he continued his inspection. How foolish of me. "; Pg. 117: "She had an image of Inspector Cantree--who did look remarkably like James Earl Jones--dressed as Thulsa Doom, the villain of the first Conan movie... "
movies Ontario: Toronto 1993 Huff, Tanya. Blood Lines. New York: DAW Books (1993); pg. 8. "'And in this corner, the Three Stooges.'

'Nyuk, nyuk, nyuk,' Henry agreed.

Vicki jerked forward and stared in horror while Celluci gave him something of a nod of approval. 'I don't believe this,' she muttered. Vicki had a theory that the Three Stooges did sex-linked comedy as she'd never known a woman who thought they were funny. This just proved her theory as Y chromosomes were about the only thing Henry and Celluci had in common. Vampires are supposed to have more taste!...

Celluci, who dearly wanted to do one routine just to provoke a reaction from Vicki, decided against it when he realized who he'd have to do the routine with. The Stooges were something you did with your buddies, not with . . . romance writers. "

movies Ontario: Toronto 2000 Sawyer, Robert J. Calculating God. New York: Tor (2000); pg. 13. "I know, I know--it seemed crazy that the alien had come to Toronto. Sure, the city is popular with tourists, but you'd think a being from another world head for the United Nations--or maybe to Washington. Didn't Klaatu go to Washington in Robert Wise's movie The Day the Earth Stood Still?

Of course, one might also think it's crazy that the same director who did West Side Story would have made a good science-fiction flick. Actually, now that I think about it, Wise directed three SF films, each more stolid than its predecessor. "

movies Ontario: Toronto 2000 Sawyer, Robert J. Calculating God. New York: Tor (2000); pg. 173. "'And these Ten Commandments are?' asked Hollus?...'I am not sure how such commandments would be passed on to any lifeform.'

'Well, if I remember the movie correctly, God wrote them with a finger on stone tablets.'

'There is a move of this event? Would that not be your smoking gun?'

I smiled. 'The movie is a drama, a story. The Ten Commandments were supposedly handed down thousands of years ago, but the movie was made about half a century ago.' "

movies Ontario: Toronto 2000 Sawyer, Robert J. Calculating God. New York: Tor (2000); pg. 201. Pg. 201: "Some of the things I wanted to do again were obvious... And there were the less obvious--the things that were unique to me... And I wanted to watch Casablanca again. Here's looking at you, kid . . . "; Pg. 226: "'I have a six-year-old boy. His name is Ricky--Richard Blaine Jericho.' I let the name hang in the air. Gordon had been a big Casablanca fan, too; I thought perhaps hearing the name might soften him. But if he were smiling, I couldn't tell over the phone. " [Also, pg. 309-310.]
movies Oregon 1996 Frakes, Jonathan & Dean Wesley Smith. The Abductors: Conspiracy. New York: Tor (1996); pg. 45. "As Dashiell Hammett had Same Spade say in The Maltese Falcon, for this 'I don't mind a reasonable amount of trouble.' "
movies Pennsylvania 1970 Panshin, Alexei. "How Can We Sink When We Can Fly? " in Farewell To Yesterday's Tomorrow. New York: Berkley Publishing Corp. (1975; c. 1971); pg. 111. "'Seen any movies lately?' Rob asked. Not an idle question.

'None,' I said. The movies they've been bringing around here haven't been the ones I'm planning to catch. Not Anthony Quinn and Ingrid Bergman in a love story for the ages. "

movies Pennsylvania 1970 White, E. B. The Trumpet of the Swan. New York: Harper & Row (1970); pg. 149. "When he played 'Summertime' from Porgy and Bess, the people of Philadelphia felt that it was the most thrilling music they had ever heard... make a guest appearance with the Philadelphia Symphony Orchestra. "
movies Pennsylvania 1992 Morrow, James. Only Begotten Daughter. New York: William Morrow & Co. (1990); pg. 87. "...looked like Tom Courtney as the young revolutionary Pasha Antipov in Julie's favorite movie, Doctor Zhivago. "
movies Russia 2018 Bova, Ben. Voyager II: The Alien Within. New York: Tor (1986); pg. 264. "Markov noticed dumbly, his mind irreverently flicking back to an ancient Marx Brothers film he had seen in his student days. At a decadent Hollywood restaurant a table full of lovely young women call to Groucho,' won't you join us?' He replies, 'Why, are you falling apart?' "
movies Singapore 1982 Straub, Peter. Koko. New York: E. P. Dutton (1988); pg. 141. "A long way down the mall, beside a poster that surrounded Chuck Norris's scowl with leaping flames and a lot of Chinese characters... "
movies Solar System 2010 Clarke, Arthur C. 2010: Odyssey Two. New York: Ballantine (1982); pg. 238. "'You'll hang for this, you mutinous dogs!' Only two nights before, a rare relaxation, they had all enjoyed the fourth version of Mutiny of the Bounty, generally agreed by movie historians to have the best Captain Bligh since the fabled Charles Laughton. "
movies Solar System 2060 Clarke, Arthur C. "Breaking Strain " in The Sentinel. New York: Berkley Books (1983; c. 1948); pg. 77. "He suddenly recalled one of the film classics in the last century in which the fabulous Charlie Chaplin tried to poison an unwanted wife--and then accidentally changed the glasses. No memory could have been more unwelcome, for it left him shaken with a gust of silent hysteria. "
movies Solar System 2061 Clarke, Arthur C. 2061: Odyssey Three. New York: Ballantine (1987); pg. 179. Pg. 179: "...while they watched the original Gone With the Wind together. There were moments when he could see her famous profile silhouetted against that of Vivien Leigh, and could compare the two--though it was impossible to say that one actress was better than the other; both were sui generis. "; Pg. 180: "'...Vivien's very last film was Ship of Fools.' " [More, pg. 179-180.]
movies Solar System 2100 Dick, Philip K. The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch. New York: Random House (1991; c. 1964); pg. 88. "'I willed you to emerge here exactly as you are in our universe,' Eldritch said. 'You see, that's the point that appealed to Hepburn-Gilbert, who of course is a Buddhist. You can reincarnate in any form you wish, or that's wished for you, as in this situation.' " [This character is apparently named after Audrey Hepburn and John Gilbert. Some other refs. to 'Hepburn-Gilbert in novel, not in DB, such as pg. 207.]
movies Solar System 2276 Clarke, Arthur C. Imperial Earth. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich (1976); pg. 67. Pg. 67: "For the first time in his life, Duncan saw Charlie Chaplin's Modern Times, much of the Disney canon, Olivier's Hamlet, Ray's Pather Panchali, Kubrick's Napoleon Bonaparte, Zymanowski's Moby Dick, and many other masterpieces that had not even been names to him. "; Pg. 177: A Night to Remember
movies South Carolina 1980 Simmons, Dan. Carrion Comfort. New York: Warner Books (1990; c. 1989); pg. 107. "'...We went to a movie . . . Popeye, with Robin Williams...' "
movies Switzerland 2009 Sawyer, Robert J. Flashforward. New York: Tor (2000; c. 1999); pg. 133. "'You see?' said Lloyd, turning back to look at the camera, at Shaw. 'You might have been watching Sam play 'As Time Goes By' for Rick, but the ending is already fixed. The first time you see Casablanca, you're on the edge of your seat wondering if Ilsa is going to go with Victor Laszlo or stay with Rick Blaine. But the answer always was, and always will be, the same: the problems of two little people really don't amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world.' " [More, not in DB, pg. 132.]
movies Tennessee: Memphis 1998 Wood, Crystal. Cut Him Out in Little Stars. Denton, TX: Tattersall Publishing (revised and reprinted 1998; c. 1994); pg. 135. "Evidently Truitt knew that his celebrity appeal was limited, and did not fear to venture out in public when it was likely he would not be noticed. Perhaps even Tom Cruise could do this when he was someplace where he was not expected. Even so, Trick was grateful that he did not resemble Tom Cruise--this much celebrity was enough! "
movies Tennessee: Memphis 1998 Wood, Crystal. Cut Him Out in Little Stars. Denton, TX: Tattersall Publishing (revised and reprinted 1998; c. 1994); pg. 137. Pg. 137: "...a routine in Mae West/W. C. Fields style... "; Pg. 140: "...a film with Anthony Hopkins... ", 'Dead Again' and 'Peter's Friends' (with Kenneth Branagh); Pg. 141: 'Much Ado About Nothing', 'Henry V'; Emma Thompson; Peter O'Toole
movies Tennessee: Memphis 1998 Wood, Crystal. Cut Him Out in Little Stars. Denton, TX: Tattersall Publishing (revised and reprinted 1998; c. 1994); pg. 140. "'If you could trade places with any other actor, past or present, who would it be?' she asked.

'Good question, my dear, and an easy answer for me. but just for fun, and to break up what could turn into a monologue, why don't some of you try to guess?'

'Robert Redford,' someone suggested after a moment. Truitt shook his head, and the guesses came fast and furious after that.'

'Jack Nicholson?'
'Clint Eastwood!'
'Kevin Costner?'
'Clark Gable?'
'Laurence Olivier!'
'Sean Connery?'

'Truitt chuckled. 'Cold, cold, cold, cold, warm, cold,' he said. 'worthy contenders, all, but not correct. I'll give you a hint. He's from my side of the pond, and his ex-wife may be a bit more famous than he.'

'Richard Burton!' exclaimed someone after a short pause for thought.

'Excellent guess!' replied Truitt. 'But wrong! If I could be any actor other than my humble self, it would be the very, very talented young Irish actor-director Kenneth Branagh... "

movies Texas 1994 Anthony, Patricia. Happy Policeman. New York: Harcourt Brace & Co. (1994); pg. 95. "...he had watched in his telescope as Doc played The Exorcist on his VCR. "
movies Texas 1994 Anthony, Patricia. Happy Policeman. New York: Harcourt Brace & Co. (1994); pg. 113. "One of the witnesses was dressed like Marilyn Monroe, if I recall, DeWitt told him. "


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