Wondering Star

Lee Marvin would have been 86 today.

5 Responses to Wondering Star

  1. Andrei says:

    Here’s a sad scene from my favorite Lee Marvin movie, Sam Fuller’s flawed masterpiece The Big Red One.

    He plays the Sergeant and his interactions with children form a motif

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  2. pdm says:

    I was under the impression that Wandering star had the line
    `St Peter don’t you call me because I can’t go………

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  3. homepaddock says:

    Thanks for the contribution Andrei.

    PDM can’t remember the name of the song that line comes from but it continues . . . because I owe my soul to the company store.

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  4. Andrei says:

    Its an old song called “Sixteen tons” made famous by Tennessee Ernie Ford in the fifties.

    You load sixteen tons, what do you get?
    Another day older and deeper in debt.
    Saint Peter, don’t you call me, ’cause I can’t go;
    I owe my soul to the company store.

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  5. pdm says:

    Thanks HP and Andrei – you are so right.

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