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Old 01-12-2010, 04:21 PM
 
Location: Maine's garden spot
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Painting up and down over those shingles should be real messy.
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Old 01-12-2010, 04:28 PM
 
Location: Maine's garden spot
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It's just a movie from 1977 based on a story from the 1950s. It's for kids (mostly) and not meant to be taken seriously. I never felt it perpetuated any stereotypes any morfe than asking you what exit you're from (Spent 9+ years in Jersey at McGuire AFB; exit 7). People spend far too much time looking for something to get upset over, IMHO.

Bob, rent it. It's pretty good even though a bit sappy.


The Brazzle Day clip sure has piqued my interest...
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Old 01-12-2010, 04:55 PM
 
Location: Sacramento, CA/Dover-Foxcroft, ME
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249 seconds that are gone forever..... I should have razzled dazzled right over to another thread.
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Old 01-13-2010, 12:50 PM
 
Location: Forests of Maine
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I think the lighthouse was built in California for shooting the movie.
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Old 01-13-2010, 02:09 PM
 
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I think the lighthouse was built in California for shooting the movie.
I read that the movie was filmed in California, so likely that would be a California lighthouse.
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Old 01-13-2010, 02:23 PM
 
Location: WV and Eastport, ME
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I think the lighthouse was built in California for shooting the movie.
Your memory served you well on that one.

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Old 01-14-2010, 04:38 PM
 
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...OK, that right there ruined it for me!

Well, guess if it was made today, it'd be filmed in China!
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