1952 movie last night at the PC: Kansas City Confidential, with handsome John Payne and very pretty Coleen Gray, all in all a thing of joy. A gun is called a “heater,” to kill someone is to “burn” him, and the bad guys, including Lee Van Cleef and Jack Elam, are certifiable. more more more at Blithe Spirit original . . .
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Jim Bowman covered religion 1968-78 for the Chicago Daily News, since then has written books, articles, etc., mostly on corporate history but also on religion (Company Man: My Jesuit Life, 1950-1968), and more recently on politics (Illinois Blues: How the Ruling Party Talks to Voters, -- Lulu.com, Kindle). Longtime Oak Park, Illinois, resident, he lives now on Chicago's North Side, where four of his and Winnie's six children live close by. View all posts by Jim Bowman