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Mark C. N. Sullivan is an editor at a Massachusetts university. He is married and the father of three children. Email
Tuesday, August 27, 2002 "Colossal! It might almost be Egyptian."
Denham: A wall...built so long ago that the people who live there have slipped back, forgotten the higher civilization that built it. That wall is as strong today as it was centuries ago. The natives keep that wall in repair. They need it.
Denham: There's something on the other side of it, something they fear.
Captain: A hostile tribe.
Denham: Did you ever hear of...Kong? [Via filmsite.org]
A Max Steiner soundtrack would be the perfect accompaniment to the procession of liturgical dancers and vestal maids through the Mesopotamian Great Doors for the opening ceremonies of Los Angeles' new Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels. They could make their entrance to something like this. Or this. (More Max Steiner excerpts here and here.)
Meantime, the celebrant for the day could leave his footprint out front in cement, a la Grauman's Chinese.