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  • (My grandson; Nicolas, checking out the DVD)

    1960.... ish. The first movie I ever saw on the big screen… It was at the Fox Cinema in Spokane, Washington; a $1 matinee, complete with popcorn, and my first trip downtown on the bus alone. Busfare was only 25 cents. I sat right up front and had to crane my neck to see the whole screen. My only other experience with bigscreens was drive-in movies with the family, from the back of my dad’s Rambler stationwagon. We always arrived late, and had to park way in the back, so I had no idea how big the screen really was.

    For me, that really was “The Day The Earth Stood Still”.

    Glad to see the classics hold the same fascination with the new generations. It’s one of Nicolas’s favorites.
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