Favorite team:
Location:
Biography:
Interests:
Occupation:
Number of Posts:2648
Registered on:3/22/2005
Online Status:Not Online

Recent Posts

Message
re: A Star Is Born - tigger1
A Star is Born is based on real life couple Frank Fay and Barbara Stanwyck. Barbara Stanwyck meet Frank while playing in Burlesque, introduced to him by Oscar Levant. Frank at that time (1928)was the highest paid vaudeville player, making 17,500 a week. Barbara had by that time already been a...
Posted on Movie/TV Board
Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Best comedian ever - tigger1
Fred Allen, Red Skelton https://youtu.be/9VkqRrB2Q-g...
Posted on Movie/TV Board
Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Something that has always bugged me about Saving Private Ryan - tigger1
The events in the movie are based on the battle at La Fiere bridge on June 6th. The 100th panzer replacement battalion is attacking towards La Fiere from the west with French Hotchkiss H 39, Renault R-35 and a Panzer III. Here is a good article on the battle: https://zulukilo.wordpress...
Posted on Movie/TV Board
Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Something that has always bugged me about Saving Private Ryan - tigger1
The operational plan for the 82nd Airborne was to capture the crossings over the Merderet River at the tiny hamlets of La Fiére and Chef-du Pont. Here are the operational objectives: The 505th would take the important crossroads town of Ste. Mére-Eglise and the eastern ends of two crucial ...
Posted on Movie/TV Board
Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Something that has always bugged me about Saving Private Ryan - tigger1
I was hoping you would have asked about a Tiger I fighting the Americans in the battle, as there were none on the American sector at the time and Lehr only had 3 operational when it transferred to the front and those 3 may not have moved with the division to the Normandy front. As posted the ...
Posted on Movie/TV Board
Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: UN General Assembly openly laughed at Trump - tigger1
BigAppleBucky Germany production of renewable energy scores is 33.3% (2017 totals) of their domestic out put, counting imports renewable scores is far below that total. Their solar output is 6.1% not near 50% and that is of total domestic output, no total energy consumed. ...
Posted on Political Talk
Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Found this little nugget, 1908 LSU vs aTm - tigger1
The LSU - Auburn game was the game of the year in the south in 1908. ...
Posted on SEC Rant
Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Accuser’s Lawyer: It’s Not Her Job To Corroborate Her Story - tigger1
Let me see here, super left wing professor, hates Trump, donates all the time to the demarcated party, mother of the Judge was the one who heard her mother and father's case in the 90's, and she does not have to prove anything. Yes set up all the way and there should be no more hearings. Can n...
Posted on Political Talk
Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Every movie ive seen in theatres over the years - tigger1
Very short list of movies to have seen in a theater, but I grow up in a time when Baton Rouge only had two tv channels, so from the 1960's alone I have seen near more movies than your list....
Posted on Movie/TV Board
Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Audiobook recommendation? - tigger1
I am on book 3 of Red Raising liked the first book, second was ok, third was a let down so far ( I stopped listening mid way thought the 3rd book, will pick it up again after the Mistborn series). Mistborn has been very good though book 2, Brandon Sanderson is a great author and his depth of ch...
Posted on Book Board
Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: So why was Mike Archer such a bad recruiter? - tigger1
God, just say no to those that do not know the history of Louisiana recruiting, first LSU very seldom signed over 6/7 of the top 12 in the state back in the in the mid 70's - the mid 80's. Bama, Notre Dame, Texas A&M, Nebraska etc. would come in a take a few of the top 12 back in those days (do not...
Posted on LSU Recruiting
Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Caught “A Beautiful Mind” again the other day - was surprised at the amount of inaccuracy - tigger1
[quote]I guess there aren't that many successful schizophrenics out there to write a movie about. Also, I think I read that the real Nash never had visual hallucinations. They were always auditory. But that's not very filmable.[/quote] This is true, he never saw anyone when he had the auditory...
Posted on Movie/TV Board
Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: While president did Bill Clinton pay any of his accusers to go away? - tigger1
The bad with Bill Clinton is there were way more than just one nonconsenting victim, with Donald Trump there is no crime at all and it is between two consenting adults. Why was the news media in the tank for Bill Clinton form the start? ...
Posted on Political Talk
Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: While president did Bill Clinton pay any of his accusers to go away? - tigger1
The main different in the Clinton case and the Trump case is well known, and the media covered up for Bill on all points....
Posted on Political Talk
Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: While president did Bill Clinton pay any of his accusers to go away? - tigger1
Yes Bill made payments while President to more than one accuser, still nothing illegal about it. ...
Posted on Political Talk
Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Hepburn's castle/embassy in Roman Holiday - tigger1
Palazzo Barberini should be the location of the film embassy. Palazzo Brancaccio was used for the interior shots....
Posted on Movie/TV Board
Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: What historical battles/rebellions would make for a great movie or series? - tigger1
The Battle of Vienna took place on Sept. 12 1683. Vienna is being besieged by Grand Vizier Kara Mustafa Pasha with 140,000 allied troops of the Ottoman Empire, ruled by Mehmed IV. Vienna is holding out with 11,000 troops and near 5000 volunteers. The night of Sept 11 1683 a war meeting takes p...
Posted on Movie/TV Board
Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: All Quiet on the Western Front - tigger1
Tackle74 please teach your student about the Meuse-Argonne Offensive, it started Sept. 26 1918 and lasted until Nov. 11 1918. It is the largest battle ever fought by the US, had the most killed or wounded in a battle by the US. Few people know of this battle, but it is the battle that b...
Posted on Movie/TV Board
Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: All Quiet on the Western Front - tigger1
Erna Remarque (Erich's other sister) lived thought out the war in Germany (to my understanding), I do not think the charges were trumped up. Many Germans were beheaded by the peoples court for saying the war was lost. I can tell you more were hanged or shoot for saying the same thing or along that l...
Posted on Movie/TV Board
Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: All Quiet on the Western Front - tigger1
The scene that makes All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)an outstanding movie is the artillery bombardment of the German troops in the cemetery. The living hugging the ground for dear life as the buried dead are thrown in among the living screaming being blow to bits by the same artillery raising ...
Posted on Movie/TV Board
Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)