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Tomás Murray @TomasJMurray GA now • W. of Ireland always

Lean left • Tom is fine • Fond of cats, gardening, jazz, old films, stout, Sylvia, & words • Adopt, don’t shop

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Joined Twitter 4/15/14

. . . and Cardiff: evening’s feature. Powell & Pressburger.
#NowPlaying . . and w/ Rex Harrison & Anton Walbrook in the first London production of Coward’s ‘Design for Living’ (1939): terms of ‘in terms of’ – Frank McNally on a linguistic plague Knox, Actor, Writer, #BornOnThisDay in 1907, in Strathroy, Canada . . with Bette Davis on the set of ‘Now, Voyager’ (1942): Rapper, Director, #BornOnThisDay in 1898, in London . . with Paulette Goddard & Hugh Williams in ‘An Ideal Husband’ (1947): Wynyard, Actress, #BornOnThisDay in 1906, in Lewisham, London @BCDreyer (Apologies for the poetry, B.; it’s often what first comes to mind.) @BCDreyer “The shadows fall from your tired eyes as your lone bedside candle dies, for here the calendar breeds nig… dumbo, no way is this elephant going to fly
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@CafeMuscato First stop, Chicago . . . @BCDreyer “We’ll gather lilacs in the spring again And walk together down an English lane Until our hearts have lea… Thesiger, Actor, #BornOnThisDay in 1879, in London “But I am always writing parts for you, Ernest. The trou… @MEmrani Will always be my first choice, softie that I am.
@FrankmcnallyIT Your puns are consistent, Frank; I will grant you that. @DonaldClarke63 @PaddyDuffy Same, & we are some 4,000 miles apart, & I very much doubt she knows the current exchan…“‘The truth is,’ she said tartly, ’that if people don’t wash themselves they go unloved.’ Her voice was cold and di… Morisot, Painter, #BornOnThisDay in 1841, in Bourges, France ‘Woman and Child in a Meadow at Bougival’ (188… Fantin-Latour, Painter, Lithographer, #BornOnThisDay in 1836, in Grenoble, France ‘A Basket of Roses’* (1890…
Kay Francis, Actress, #BornOnThisDay in 1905, in Oklahoma City evening’s feature. A new year, a new clock. And, with all due respect to William, *this* is *the* Scottish pla… @levistahl @mattkeeley I started rereading it this past year. And then I came again upon a couple of familiar parag… @levistahl ‘Quartet in Autumn’ for me, w/ it & & ‘A Glass of Blessings’ following very close behind.
@levistahl Clapton had no place there. None. Even my wife says so, & she, unlike I, likes Clapton.I thought i was ok but I am not. May their souls find peace.
Retweeted by Tomás MurrayI was born in a place not unlike these. I have never met my birth mother, or even discovered her name. I don’t nee…
Retweeted by Tomás Murray @BCDreyer Guilty as charged, B. Much love to you & yours. @BCDreyer Wrong Gaslight. But otherwise on point. @levistahl Aoife says hi . . . @biscuitkitten
@selfstyledsiren . . . et aussi: @selfstyledsiren Absolutely. @BCDreyer [Though intimate familiarity—or, at the very least, a passing acquaintance—w/ Lorenz Hart will certainly… @selfstyledsiren I’ve yet to make it to the The Courtauld; it & The Wallace Collection are on my bucket list. It’s… @selfstyledsiren FWIW, you can see the original here: Byron, Actress, #BornOnThisDay in 1921, in West Ham, Essex (now London), England @BCDreyer Sallie!
@DonaldClarke63 It’s a great album. ’Softly, as in a Morning Sunrise’ is my favourite track. @BCDreyer (FWIW. AM is Anna McMullan, RP is Ronald Pickup.) Danby’s ‘Dead Calm, Sunset at the Bight of Exmouth’, Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter those of you who’ve had to listen to me yammer about the hours I’ve been putting in trying to learn a transcrip…
Retweeted by Tomás Murray#NowPlaying . . with Joan Bennett in ‘Hollow Triumph’ (aka ‘The Scar’): Henreid, Actor, Director, #BornOnThisDay in 1908, in Trieste, Austria-Hungary (now Italy) Thomas de Vere, Poet, Critic, #BornOnThisDay in 1814, at Curraghchase, Kilcornan, Co. Limerick The poem is… @BCDreyer 🙄 @BCDreyer Wait, what now? @levistahl It’s been a while. Promised myself I’d reread it before watching Iannucci’s splendid adaptation, but I didn’t. @levistahl Copperfield?Why I follow @kevinddaly (my nominee for Consultant in Musical Theatre to the Library of Congress): @BCDreyer Clabber cream (you can take the Irishman out of etc.)This evening’s feature. Ophüls. In which my favourite director plays a baron.
Joseph Farquharson’s ‘When the West With Evening Glows’, Bristol Museum & Art Gallery @Andr6wMale Amy was wrong . . .“Quantumvis cursum longum fessumque moratur Sol, sacro tandem carmine vesper adest. . . . No matter how long the su… Friel, Playwright, Short Story Writer, Theatre Company Founder, #BornOnThisDay in 1929, in Knockmoyle, Co. Ty…
@borderlandbooks @Andr6wMale Tozzi, Operatic Bass, #BornOnThisDay in 1923, in Chicago ‘This Nearly Was Mine’:
. . . and as someone (likely @DonaldClarke63) noted here previously, Daisy Ridley is Arnold’s great-niece.Arnold Ridley, Actor, Playwright, #BornOnThisDay in 1896, in Bath, England (The ‘Dad’s Army’ episode ‘Branded’ tak… @biscuitkitten @selfstyledsiren The two of you have made me smile for the fourth time today. I woke to see that War…
@DonaldClarke63 They need to suspend his account through the 20th. And when the 20th comes & goes Twitter can treat… big deal, just erasing the work of all of the organizers on the ground in Georgia, specifically the work carried…
Retweeted by Tomás Murray @CafeMuscato @BCDreyer @CafeMuscato @BCDreyer Look again, mon ami. @BCDreyer Nervous as a long-tailed cat in a room full of rocking chairs (which is largely why I’m watching a favourite film). @levistahl “He had that deep appreciation of family relationships and their ramifications that is a gift of its own…
@Glenn__Kenny In this house I *am* the robot; & there are days when it seems an awfully small price to pay tbh . . . @BCDreyer I still maintain Garbo was photoshopped (or whatever the 1932 equivalent was) . . . @patrburke (I think we got our wires crossed. I was asking which of the four films above you had yet to watch. No m… @patrburke Which of them?. . . the four films are De Sica’s ‘Umberto D.’ (1952), De Sica’s ’Miracolo a Milano’ (1951), Visconti’s ’La Terra… R. Aldo (Aldo Rossano Graziati), Cinematographer, #BornOnThisDay in 1905, in Scorzè, Veneto, Italy
@faceyouhate @JacquiWine @rickburin @DonaldClarke63 ‘Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont’ & ’The Soul of Kindness’. And h… MacCaig, ‘Uncle Roderick’) in there.
Retweeted by Tomás MurrayAugustus John, Painter, Etcher, #BornOnThisDay in 1878, in Tenby, Wales ‘William Butler Yeats’ (1907), Manchester…
“A smell of hawthorn and of orchards came to them through the darkness, telling them that a wind was awake; the nex…“He had that knack of friendly silence which is so essential to gossip; and saying scarcely a word, he probably obt…“Four essentials: tins of salmon, if he should want to eat; loaded revolvers, if he should want to fight; a bottle… Milland, Actor, Director, #BornOnThisDay in 1907, in Neath, Wales Sturges, Director, #BornOnThisDay in 1910, in Oak Park, Illinois Schoonmaker, Film Editor, Film Preservationist, #BornOnThisDay in 1940, in Algiers, Algeria’s feature. Sim, Rutherford, & Grenfell.
@levistahl @BCDreyer The quote is from her ‘Collected Stories’ (I only owned incomplete editions until @john_self flagged the…“The waiters had to melt to get past the backs of the chairs; between the net-curtained windows, drowsy with August… 1981: Carry On Thermocoupling: Kenneth Williams was a guest presenter on Tomorrow's World.
Retweeted by Tomás Murray @BCDreyer “So it was stale time then, day in, day out, Blue fug in the room, nothing to do but wait The start of hi… Nathan, Novelist, Poet, Screenwriter, #BornOnThisDay in 1894, in New York City @biscuitkitten 210. Happy New Year.