Wednesday, May 26, 2021

The Bronx

From To Each His Own (dir. Mitchell Leisen, 1946). Daisy Gingras (Victoria Horne), after hearing about life in claustrophobic Piersen Falls:

“The more I hear of them cozy little towns, the better I like the Bronx.”

[Now streaming at the Criterion Channel.]

comments: 4

Pete said...

“I don’t like the country. The crickets are me nervous.” - Terry Malloy (Marlon Brando), On The Waterfront

Michael Leddy said...

That’s a great line.

Fresca said...

I immediately thought of the Hallmark channel's Christmascentric towns.

Michael Leddy said...

They’re probably both not far from Grover’s Corners, where everybody knows everybody’s business. The protagonist in this movie doesn’t know how she’s going to manage going back to her hometown as an unmarried new mother.