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2013 2013 2013 <div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-ZRFMEdOCp54/Uh35zznpmXI/AAAAAAAAQH8/yixLqdTrTKY/s1600/aaawatch13.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="468" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-ZRFMEdOCp54/Uh35zznpmXI/AAAAAAAAQH8/yixLqdTrTKY/s640/aaawatch13.jpg" width="640" /></a></div><br /><span style="color: red; font-size: large;">A First Big War Hit <em>After </em>The War: <em>Battleground</em> (1949)</span><br /><br /><table cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="tr-caption-container" style="float: left; margin-right: 1em; text-align: left;"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-uVFOlnU4mr0/Uh352Fy9NTI/AAAAAAAAQIE/9tWPiV1WxBA/s1600/aaawatch10.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="clear: left; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;"><img border="0" height="640" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-uVFOlnU4mr0/Uh352Fy9NTI/AAAAAAAAQIE/9tWPiV1WxBA/s640/aaawatch10.jpg" width="526" /></a></td></tr><tr><td class="tr-caption" style="text-align: center;"><span style="color: yellow;">Don't Forget, said 1949 ads: There Was Fun As Well as Hardship</span><br /><span style="color: yellow;">In This Recently Won War</span></td></tr></tbody></table><span style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; font-size: 18pt; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-fareast-language: EN-US;"><span style="color: white;">The Battle Of The Bulge from</span> <span style="color: white;">standpoint of grunts endlessly marching through fog, then snow, from nowhere to nowhere. <em>Battleground</em> was the subject Dore Schary transferred from RKO to his new desk at Metro, revisiting a war lately over, and by other execs reckoning, over at boxoffices as well (MGM's <em>Command Decision</em> of the previous year had lost money). Schary did it despite them, his contract extending that authority, and scored a hit that put him solid: $2.5 million profit,&nbsp;a largest by far for 1949.&nbsp;Much credit belonged to directing William Wellman. He'd been on these uniformed treks before and come back with laurels, plus black ink. <em>Battleground </em>was acting lab too for Metro men with promise: Ricardo Montalban, Marshall Thompson, Jerome Courtland, Don Taylor, Herbert Anderson, James Whitmore ... pretty much the run of hopefuls for postwar stardom, buttressed by vets Van Johnson, George Murphy, others.</span></span><br /><span style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; font-size: 18pt; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-fareast-language: EN-US;"></span><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-tqLRqFVG4Tw/Uh354t7ItyI/AAAAAAAAQIM/5RkWvN4DTHE/s1600/aaawatch11.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="472" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-tqLRqFVG4Tw/Uh354t7ItyI/AAAAAAAAQIM/5RkWvN4DTHE/s640/aaawatch11.jpg" width="640" /></a></div><span style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; font-size: 18pt; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-fareast-language: EN-US;"></span><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-LLCxE-GHZ7E/Uh356q5RwuI/AAAAAAAAQIU/vMUTdM3l7gs/s1600/aaawatch12.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="clear: right; float: right; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-left: 1em;"><img border="0" height="640" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-LLCxE-GHZ7E/Uh356q5RwuI/AAAAAAAAQIU/vMUTdM3l7gs/s640/aaawatch12.jpg" width="512" /></a></div><span style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; font-size: 18pt; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-fareast-language: EN-US;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; font-size: 18pt; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-fareast-language: EN-US;"><span style="color: white;">Wellman excess milks Doug Fowley's false teeth gag after fashion of jokes he'd similarly flogged in earlier pics; Bill, like other been-around-forever helmsmen, figured</span> <span style="color: white;">what was funny then (as in <em>way</em> back ...) would be <span style="color: black;"><span style="color: white;">funny </span></span><span style="color: white;">now.&nbsp;Denise&nbsp;Darcel supplied ooh-la-la and art for Metro marketers</span>, a voluptuary prop with which Wellman tickles Code limit (her dialogue-free exchange with Johnson and a bread-cutting knife raised '49 roofs). Other humor clicks: Van schlepping fresh eggs, seemingly across <st1:place w:st="on">Europe</st1:place>, but can never pause long enough to scramble and eat them. <em>Battleground </em>made its pile by avoiding grit of Wellman's previous <em>The Story Of GI Joe</em>, being not a sugar-coat (good men do die), but opportunity instead for those who'd served to look back at trudgery of thankfully finished combat and recall lighter moments along with loss. Wellman and crew (not forgetting Schary) knew precisely a '49 public's mood, and with <em>Battleground</em>, enjoyed the biggest success any war movie had between victory and <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:city w:st="on">Columbia</st1:city></st1:place>'s <em>From Here To Eternity</em>.</span></span></span><br> 2013 2013 2013 <br><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-ZRFMEdOCp54/Uh35zznpmXI/AAAAAAAAQH8/yixLqdTrTKY/s1600/aaawatch13.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="468" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-ZRFMEdOCp54/Uh35zznpmXI/AAAAAAAAQH8/yixLqdTrTKY/s640/aaawatch13.jpg" width="640" /></a></div><br /><span style="color: red; font-size: large;">A First Big War Hit <em>After </em>The War: <em>Battleground</em> (1949)</span><br /><br /><table cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="tr-caption-container" style="float: left; margin-right: 1em; text-align: left;"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-uVFOlnU4mr0/Uh352Fy9NTI/AAAAAAAAQIE/9tWPiV1WxBA/s1600/aaawatch10.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="clear: left; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;"><img border="0" height="640" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-uVFOlnU4mr0/Uh352Fy9NTI/AAAAAAAAQIE/9tWPiV1WxBA/s640/aaawatch10.jpg" width="526" /></a></td></tr><tr><td class="tr-caption" style="text-align: center;"><span style="color: yellow;">Don't Forget, said 1949 ads: There Was Fun As Well as Hardship</span><br /><span style="color: yellow;">In This Recently Won War</span></td></tr></tbody></table><span style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; font-size: 18pt; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-fareast-language: EN-US;"><span style="color: white;">The Battle Of The Bulge from</span> <span style="color: white;">standpoint of grunts endlessly marching through fog, then snow, from nowhere to nowhere. <em>Battleground</em> was the subject Dore Schary transferred from RKO to his new desk at Metro, revisiting a war lately over, and by other execs reckoning, over at boxoffices as well (MGM's <em>Command Decision</em> of the previous year had lost money). Schary did it despite them, his contract extending that authority, and scored a hit that put him solid: $2.5 million profit,&nbsp;a largest by far for 1949.&nbsp;Much credit belonged to directing William Wellman. He'd been on these uniformed treks before and come back with laurels, plus black ink. <em>Battleground </em>was acting lab too for Metro men with promise: Ricardo Montalban, Marshall Thompson, Jerome Courtland, Don Taylor, Herbert Anderson, James Whitmore ... pretty much the run of hopefuls for postwar stardom, buttressed by vets Van Johnson, George Murphy, others.</span></span><br /><span style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; font-size: 18pt; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-fareast-language: EN-US;"></span><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-tqLRqFVG4Tw/Uh354t7ItyI/AAAAAAAAQIM/5RkWvN4DTHE/s1600/aaawatch11.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="472" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-tqLRqFVG4Tw/Uh354t7ItyI/AAAAAAAAQIM/5RkWvN4DTHE/s640/aaawatch11.jpg" width="640" /></a></div><span style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; font-size: 18pt; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-fareast-language: EN-US;"></span><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-LLCxE-GHZ7E/Uh356q5RwuI/AAAAAAAAQIU/vMUTdM3l7gs/s1600/aaawatch12.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="clear: right; float: right; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-left: 1em;"><img border="0" height="640" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-LLCxE-GHZ7E/Uh356q5RwuI/AAAAAAAAQIU/vMUTdM3l7gs/s640/aaawatch12.jpg" width="512" /></a></div><span style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; font-size: 18pt; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-fareast-language: EN-US;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; font-size: 18pt; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-fareast-language: EN-US;"><span style="color: white;">Wellman excess milks Doug Fowley's false teeth gag after fashion of jokes he'd similarly flogged in earlier pics; Bill, like other been-around-forever helmsmen, figured</span> <span style="color: white;">what was funny then (as in <em>way</em> back ...) would be <span style="color: black;"><span style="color: white;">funny </span></span><span style="color: white;">now.&nbsp;Denise&nbsp;Darcel supplied ooh-la-la and art for Metro marketers</span>, a voluptuary prop with which Wellman tickles Code limit (her dialogue-free exchange with Johnson and a bread-cutting knife raised '49 roofs). Other humor clicks: Van schlepping fresh eggs, seemingly across <st1:place w:st="on">Europe</st1:place>, but can never pause long enough to scramble and eat them. <em>Battleground </em>made its pile by avoiding grit of Wellman's previous <em>The Story Of GI Joe</em>, being not a sugar-coat (good men do die), but opportunity instead for those who'd served to look back at trudgery of thankfully finished combat and recall lighter moments along with loss. Wellman and crew (not forgetting Schary) knew precisely a '49 public's mood, and with <em>Battleground</em>, enjoyed the biggest success any war movie had between victory and <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:city w:st="on">Columbia</st1:city></st1:place>'s <em>From Here To Eternity</em>.</span></span></span><br>2013 2013 2013 <br> <a href="http://www.matrixar.com/" title="Matrix ">المصفوفة : أجمل الخلفيات والصور</a>

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