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Josef Bush

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Helpful votes received on reviews: 95% (18 of 19)
Location: Phoenix, AZ
In My Own Words:
Wonder what its like in Venezuela?

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Books. Music.
 

Reviews

Top Reviewer Ranking: 375,547 - Total Helpful Votes: 18 of 19
American Dynasty: Aristocracy, Fortune, and the Po&hellip by Kevin Phillips
I finished the book just this morning, after taking my time with it, and my first impression is, MAN! everybody should read this thing (alternating chapters with Machievelli's THE PRINCE.)
Originally, beginning it, I was annoyed by the plodding, greyish tone of the writing. I expected something far more inflamatory and biased, and so I put it down then picked it up, then put it down, etc., until I was about a third of the way through it. By then the weight of the accumulated facts hit me, and I was astonished to realize that the conservative tone of the presentation of the material added greatly to its effect. (Naturally, I expected something from a wild-eyed yellow dog Democrat, but… Read more
Flame/New Orleans,the <b>VHS</b> ~ Marlene Dietrich
Flame/New Orleans,the VHS ~ Marlene Dietrich
4.0 out of 5 stars WITH OR WITHOUT BANGS, May 2 2004
Dietrich played french ladies of dubious reputation so often, and to such great effect, its no wonder they loved her, and that she died in Paris. Remember her as Bijou Blanche in SEVEN SINNERS?
Here, in Renee Clair's confection, she has Ward Bond/Bruce Cabot to play against. Now, whether or not she ever had Bond/Cabot, as she had most of her other leading men, we'll never know. But, from the lack of sparkle in their duets together, probably not. On the other hand... Oh, well. It was wartime, and really sexy, really attractive leading men were scarce.
But, this is a mistaken identity antibellum movie, in which Dietrich plays (or almost plays) two different women. (Not to… Read more
Flame/New Orleans,the <b>VHS</b> ~ Marlene Dietrich
Flame/New Orleans,the VHS ~ Marlene Dietrich
4.0 out of 5 stars CONFUSED?, May 2 2004
Bruce Cabot and Ward Bond were one and the same person. He (or they) had interchangeable careers, but notice, you never saw them together in the same movie, did you?