Re: RARA-AVIS: Disappearance of the Private-eye and detetive film

From: Steve Novak (
Date: 16 Mar 2009

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    What¹s the story with actors going into politics in the US...when did this start...why..?...what¹s the drive...?...yet, they don¹t make commercials for
    Œnormal¹ products and yet they (all the big movie stars) make thousands of commercials for products in other countries from Euro to Japan, from Argentina to Russia...but there are not many actors from Œother countries¹ going into Œpolitics (if you call Œgovernor¹ politics...that is, as opoosed to business...) in their own countries...????

    Any crime stories dealing with that whole...questions???....maybe a useless search...? maybe re-reading John Le Carré would be enough????

    Montois....puzzled and becoming more depoliticized by the minute...

    On 3/16/09 8:19 PM, "Joy Matkowski" <> wrote:

    > No, Jack, not me. I don't go to the movies because, like a 3-year-old, I
    > can't sit still and keep my mouth shut that long. I am only vaguely
    > aware of what sorts of things are available on the big screen, although
    > I do wish all hardboiled writers would get generous options to keep them
    > rich enough to write what they please.
    > I said merely that Chuck Norris seems to have gone into politics in
    > a big way, so if he isn't making movies, the allure of a governor's
    > mansion or a Senate seat may be the reason.
    > Joy, who's just finished Barbara Fister's In the Wind and John Shannon's
    > Dangerous Games and includes them both in the "hope they get fat movie
    > options" category
    > Jack Bludis wrote:
    >> > Doc Savage, now 80yo I presume, and Joy have lamented the disappearance of
    >> the private-eye and detective film.
    >> >
    >> >
    >> >

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