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SCREENPLAYS & MANUSCRIPTS ARE ORIGINAL LITERARY WORKS AND MUSIC OF RCB AND
OTHER AUTHORS YOU WILL THOROUGHLY ENJOY.FREE BASIC SCREENWRITING COURSE

INTERMISSION PAUSES TO ENJOY COMMENTARIES ANDFEATURES SUCH AS: LOIS LINDSTROM  

GAN EDEN STILLA HAVET TRIBUTES for loved ones.An ideal place to ponder and meditate by your choice of dozens of beautiful gardens

ANNE'S VISUAL ART STUDIO is an art gallery owned and curated by Ms.Anne Hart Chay

VINTAGE VEHICLES & DINERS CLASSIC EXPO also, a photo expose of classic diners and cars!

PHOTO POTPOURRI Rich Burriesci Friends and TLS Associates Photo Potpourri

ZOOPA  For the love of Animals includes many animal videos

THE ROUND TABLEan open forum of provocative Topics of Discussion

ONTARIO ROSE CASTING  Open Talent Showcase
EZEKIEL IS AN EAGLE WHO HAS A PROMINENT ROLE IN "ONTARIO ROSE"  THERE IS A SPIRITUAL CONNECTION WITH THE CAPTAIN, THE NAVAJO INDIANS AND VICTORIA, THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL FROM ANTARES
HERE IS THE COMPLETE CAST OF CHARACTERS AND THE NUMBER 
OF LINES EACH HAS IN THE ONTARIO ROSE SCREENPLAY:
01  VICTORIA ROSE .............................................................  52
02  CHIEF MORNING STAR .................................................. 49
03  COLONEL MARSHALL ALAN CAIN ................................39
04  ONTARIO ROSE ..............................................................  38
05  CAPTAIN SCOTT MONTGOMERY ...................................20
06  DR. LINDA RONZONI BURTON ...................................... .20
07  CELESTE MONTGOMERY ............................................... 19
08  VIRGINIA DILLARD "GINNY" ROSE ................................19
09  EVENING STAR ................................................................ 16
10  COW FACE ..................................................................... ..13
11  VALIMAR REX DE ANTARES ...........................................10
12  MAJOR FRANCIS GRAYMOOR .......................................10
13  SERGEANT ARTHUR J. FRICANO ....................................7
14  ELVIS PRESLEY ................................................................ 7
15  ARNOLD HEINZ ................................................................ .6
16  SYLVIA RINALDO .......(Day Dream Diner Waitress).......... 6
17  KYLE KENSINGTON ....(Bus Driver)....................................5
18  WILLIS WINFIELD WATERS ....(Greyhound Ticket Agent) .5
19  COMMANDER FULTON JOHNS ....................................... .5
20  MARIE BRANDY ............................................................... ..2
21  RASTONIX ........................................................................ ..2
22  KANESES ......................................................................... ..1
23  CORPOREL ROBERT HEWLITT ...................................... .1
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NAVAJO INDIANS GUIDE THE E.T. INTO CANADA
THE ANTARIANS LOVE LIFE, MUSIC AND DANCE ESPECIALLY THE POLKA
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The real flower called "Ontario Rose"
NYC CIRCA 1940

DRIVING AROUND IN NYC CA. 1928

CLICK FILM FOR THE BEST MODEL CAR SHOW YOU MIGHT EVER SEE

TAPS
MOSCOW SUBWAY SYSTEM IS A WORK OF ART
TOUR JESUS CHRIST TOMB
Zoopafor animal lovers 
CLICK PHOTO TO VISIT ZOOPA
INTERVIEW WITH GOD
Copyright 2004 with The Library of Congress/ R.C.Burriesci and V.J.Dillard - all rights reserved
WWII IN COLOR
The Lincoln Studio presents their youtube film production ...
a vonderful video vignette!
- SPEC CAMPEN   - RICH BURRIESCI    - JOHN BURRIESCI    - ANNE HART CHAY   - TIM SWEENEY   - ANDREW BREHM   - JENNIFER SMITH   - TUBA thetortoise
SPEC CAMPEN
TIM SWEENEY
RICH BURRIESCI
ANDREW BREHM
JENNIFER LAUREN SMITH
ANNE HART CHAY
John Burriesci and Jennifer Smith
Screenwriter RICH BURRIESCI with the "Magic Finger Princess" and Owner/Curator ofAnne's Visual Art Studio ANNE HART CHAY
JAPANESE SURRENDER 1945
AMAZING MAPS OF THE MIDDLE EAST 3000 YEARS AGO!
SLIDE SHOW OF THE 1940s
CLICK THIS PHOTO TO VIEW OUR YouTube
SPACE: THE FINAL FRONTIER
SLIDE SHOW OF JAPAN'S TSUNAMI
SLIDE SHOW OF AVIATION HISTORY ON LONG ISLAND, NY
DISENSEMBLE AND PUT BACK TOGETHER A WILLYS JEEP IN FIVE MINUTES
JENNIFER LAUREN SMITH and DONALD "SPEC" CAMPEN
JOHN BURRIESCI
RICH BURRIESCI, ANNE HART CHAY and TIM SWEENEY
ANNE HART CHAY and ANDREWBREHM
THE JIVE ACES: BRING ME SUNSHINE
The 1947 UFO crash in Roswell, New Mexico was no accident! It was a diversion whereupon Victoria, the pregnant alien from Antares journeyed to Canada assisted by Navajo Indians who were close friends to a Captain in the Royal Canadian Mounties. Her son, Ontario Rose, was born on his ranch. The Captain raises the extra-terrestrial genius while Ontario's real father is an elderly planetary forefather. Their homespun adventurewith a touch of humor unfolds the story of alien inhabitation of earth today.
RICH BURRIESCI RECITES THE GOSPEL OF JOHN
CLICK ANNE'S PHOTO TO VISIT ONE OF THE FINEST ART GALLERIES THIS SIDE OF THE UNIVERSE
CLICK THE PEARLY GATES TO PONDER TRIBUTES AND MEDITATIONS
CLICK THEATRE FOR INTERMISSION TO ENJOY OUR COMMENTARIES, HOBNOB AND UNUSUAL WONDERS OF OUR WORLD
CLICK THE ROLLING FILM TO VIEW VIDEOS

EATING ON THE RAILS
THIS ASIAN CUTIE ON THE IRT #7 FLUSHING LINE TO TIMES SQUARE GIVES NEW MEANING TO MTA'S ALTERNATIVE TO AMTRAK'S DINING CAR
THE F TRAIN IS FOR FINISHING TOUCHES FOR NEW YORK LADIES
ROYAL CANADIAN MOUNTIES
OUR MAILING ADDRESS IS: P.O. BOX 771105, WOODSIDE, L.I., NY 11377
FRANKENSTEIN (1931)
GONE WITH THE WIND (1939)
MICKEY ROONEY DANCES THE JITTERBUG WITH A VERY TALL  LADY

MICKEY ROONEY TALKS ABOUT JUDY GARLAND

"I'M SPARTACUS!"
FRANK GORSHIN ON THE DEAN MARTIN SHOW
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ONTARIO ROSE
TOP ACTS FOR FREE IN CENTRAL PARK WHERE DONATIONS ARE GRACIOUSLY ACCEPTED
DO NOT MISS INCREDIBLE SHOWS AND VIGNETTES JUST BY CLICKING A ROLLING FILM OR FLAMING TORCH
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CLICK THE LIGHTBULB TO VISIT THE ROUND TABLE OPEN FORUM
THE GM TUNNEL OF LOVE
CAGNEY & HOPE TAP DANCE TOGETHER
    RICHIE BURRIESCI Editor-in-Chief /Journalist /
Screenwriter and Scribe



JOHNNY CARSON SINGS! WITH FRANK SINATRA, DEAN MARTIN & SAMMY DAVIS, JR.

One of nature's jewels that so many may never see. The largest flower in the world was blooming in Blanco, Veracruz , Mexico. Two meters (6 5/8 feet) high and weighing 75 kilos (165 1/3 lbs.) It has the peculiarity of blooming only during three days every 40 years. 
New e-Book reveals inside story of renowned humanitarian Karin Wiking -- served in WW II missions of mercy, represents Mother Teresa Wiking was awarded the High Cross Medal and Order by Pope Benedict XVI in Rome on Dec. 7, 2005
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ONTARIO ROSE
FREE SCREENWRITERS SCREENPLAY REVIEW
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  ORIGINAL STORY & SCREENPLAY BY RICHARD C. BURRIESCI and VICTORIA J. DILLARD + COPYRIGHT 2004 with LIBRARY OF CONGRESS + all rights reserved
ANTARES in the constellation Scorpios

CLICK THIS 1950 NASH TO GO TO CLASSIC DINER & AMERICAN AUTOMOBILE EXPO
THE LINCOLN STUDIO REVISITS DISTINGUISHED DINERS AND "METAL DINOSAURS"!
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VINTAGE VEHICLES & DINERS CLASSICS EXPO
Keith's Korner Kiosk
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THE KOSHER HAM
A respectful parody of the Life of Jesus Christ written by Richard Christopher Burriesci and Gary Glenn Grunau
CLICK PIG TO GO TO SCRIPT
CAST OF CHARACTERS: 
in order of appearance:

THE ANNOUNCER

GABRIEL the Archangel

MARY mother of Jesus

KOPERNIKUS the Narrator

RAPHAEL the Temple Priest

JESUS (YESHUA BAR-YOSEF)

AURELIUS the Chief Centaurian

JOSEPH OF ARIMATHEA

MARY MAGDALENE

PONTIUS PILATE

MALCHUS Captain Centurian

EL DIABLO (Lou/Satan)

JUDAS ISCARIOT

SIMON PETER (Rocky)

JOHN THE BELOVED

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OTHER SERIOUS WRITINGS BY GARY GLENN GRUNAU
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CLICK ART BRUSH TO VIEW "SMILE" sung by Richie "The Crooning Troubadour"
SNOWBLOWER POWERED BY A CHEVY V-8 ENGINE
JOHNNY CARSON DOES PRESIDENT RONALD REAGAN
MAGNIFICENT FATHER AND SON TEAM
HISTORICAL OLD PHOTOS IN COLOR
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A RARE PERFORMANCE
MOONglow
Spotlight on PIANIST ... 
    Paula Helen Moon
CLICK ART BRUSH TO VIEW PIANO VIGNETTE BY PAULA
enjoy the wonderful historical films below from our prestigious colleague and historian
Sir Donald O. "SPEC" Campen, Jr.
HOW DID HE DO THAT?
THIS 1949 CADILLAC IS COVERED WITH COPPER PENNIES
A VIGNETTE IN AMERICAN HISTORY
an audio presentation put together by RICHIE THE CROONING TROUBADOUR
CLICK ON THE ART BRUSH TO HEAR
QUOTING HISTORY LEGENDS: PATRICK HENRY - ABRAHAM LINCOLN - JOHN F. KENNEDY - MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.
Princess Katherine says to Prince William, "OH WILLIE WOO! WE MUST HAVE THIS CHARMING TENOR SING AT OUR CORONATION!" Prince William replies, "OH KATE! MY PRECIOUS KITTEN! IF ONLY NEW YORK CITY BUS PATRONS CAN LIVE WITHOUT HIM FOR A STINT!"
THE ROYAL PAIR & MATTHEW F. BELLAS
featuring MATTHEW BELLAS "THE SINGING BUS DRIVER!"
CLICK THIS LONDON BUS TO GO DIRECTLY TO MATTHEW'S WEBSITE AND HEAR HIS ORIGINAL MUSIC
CLICK ART BRUSH TO VIEW MATTHEW ON BUS
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CLICK THIS PHOTO OF ANTARES TO GO DIRECTLY TO THE ONTARIO ROSE SCREENPLAY TRAILER AND INFORMATION OF UPCOMING AUDIO-SCREENPLAY ON CD
The BOOKMAN'S CORNER began airing in September 1988 on Channel 33 on Arlington Community Television in Arlington, VA (now Channel 69 on Arlington Independent Media.) Producer Charles Goolsby hosted the series until December 2008. Through more than two decades, it has featured a wide range of authors, whose works ran from philosophy to banjo playing; poetry to politics; and faith to fiction.

The current host for the BOOKMAN'S CORNER is Lois Lindstrom, who co-hosted a cable TV show, "Metropolitan Magazine" on Channel 10, a public affairs program reaching viewers in Fairfax County, Virginia in the early 1990's. She began hosting the BOOKMAN'S CORNER in January 2009 and is currently hosting the monthly TV program in Arlington, VA. She and her co-author, Karin Wiking, published an e-book in 2013 titled Memoirs of a Swedish War Nurse: From WWII Missions to Mother Teresa. Lois is a freelance journalist and her work has been published in The Washington Post, the Washington Times and the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. 


EXPLANATION OF TLS BESTOWING KNIGHTHOOD
Recently on the 94th Birthday of SPEC CAMPEN (born August 5, 1920), I in behalf of THE LINCOLN STUDIO for the fine arts and film production bestowed upon our prestigious friend "KNIGHTHOOD"  Notice the word in quotes. I do not have the official authority to such a dubbing other than to bring to the attention and formally recognize to my fellow human beings the laurels that should be given any outstanding citizen, perhaps if a Britain, would be recognized as such by the King and Queen of England worthy of officially bearing the title of SIR or DAME or even LADY. Hypothetically speaking, such criteria a man like myself could never qualify for even a subtle nomination, though I suggested such laurels be given to outstanding human beings in our country and throughout the world! I realize that the world offers the Noble Peace prize and gives recognition and money but no such title. I was hoping in initiating bestowment of knighthood would stimulate such a discussion among world leaders to consider ending the monopoly the British have on "DUBBING" for outstanding people in humanity and the fine arts. For now I will limit myself to candidates of The Lincoln Studio Associates, though just about all are outstanding, so few should garner the title lest it bear little meaning. A person who continues to inspire his fellow ladies and gentlemen and children too, continually for 94 years I bet few of my colleagues would challenge.  It can be said that Titles are moot, two dollars and a title will buy you a cup of coffee ... I remember well the closing scene of L. Frank Baum's "The Wizard of Oz" that the old geezer's wisdom made his black bag "magic" by the ability to make the wanting ones and their neighbors truly "SEE" the inner qualities and strengths within us by giving such appropriate titles.

RICHIE BURRIESCI     (516) 360-8100    TheLincolnStudio@yahoo.com    www.TheLincolnStudio.com    P. O. Box 771105  -  Woodside, L.I., New York 11377
Fantastic Film Clips From The Golden Age of Hollywood and the Silver Screen
CLICK ART BRUSH TO VIEW GRUNAU WRITINGS
CLICK THIS POSTER TO WATCH ENTIRE MOVIE
CLICK THESE POSTERS TO VIEW MOVIE TRAILERS
KIRK DOUGLAS & BURT LANCASTER PERFORM TOGETHER AT THE OSCARS
SIR SPEC CAMPEN SERVING HIS COUNTRY IN 1942
Just a Typewriter...  He lived at Rose Haven Nursing Home (Roseburg , OR ) for years.  Paul Smith, the man with extra ordinary talent was born on September 21, 1921, with severe cerebral palsy.  Not only had Paul beaten the odds of a life with spastic cerebral palsy, a disability that impeded his speech and mobility but also taught himself to become a master artist as well as a terrific chess player even after being devoid of a formal education as a child. "When typing, Paul used his left hand to steady his right one. Since he couldn't press two keys at the same time he almost always locked the shift key down and made his pictures using the symbols at the top of the number keys. In other words, his pictures were based on these characters ..... @ # $ % ^ & * ( )_ . 
Across seven decades, Paul created hundreds of pictures. He often gave the originals away. Sometimes, but not always, he kept or received a copy for his own records. As his mastery of the typewriter grew, he developed techniques to create shadings, colors, and textures that made his work resemble pencil or charcoal drawings." This great man passed away on June 25, 2009, but left behind a collection of his amazing artwork that will be an inspiration for many. When life closes a door, God opens a window. "I Shall Look At The World Through Tears. Perhaps I Shall See Things That, Dry-Eyed, I Could Not See"




CLICK BARN TO VIEW ALL 27 PAUL SMITH ART MASTERPIECES
THE LINCOLN STUDIO for the fine arts and film productions just introduced on its website for your visual enjoyment THE WALL OF PASSION. It will be divided into three categories: THE LOVE OF KISSING (a subject dear to my heart) commences with two photos of the sculpture by Auguste Rodin entitled THE KISS. This category with all photos numbered will feature famous in screen kisses and most adorable photos of our KISSING COUSINS with hide and fur engaged in pressing lips in fond friendship. The animal photos will also be showcased on our ZOOPA page!  We welcome any photos that are appropriate for posting. Keep in mind we strive to continue publishing materials suitable for ALL GENERAL AUDIENCE IN A POSITIVE LIGHT. The second category will come a little later THE LOVE OF CULINARY DELIGHTS and the third category THE ART OF EMOTION all three intertwined in our daily course of life. The idea came to me what I will do to the walls of a physical place housing TLS perhaps in the near future that will also be an annex art gallery to ANNE'S VISUAL ART STUDIO in Richmond VA the past 17 years who currently has a page on TLS on the world wide web: www.TheLincolnStudio.com/Anne_Visual_Art_Studio.html
The entire TLS building will be a museum to classic media and house a romantic cafe and gift shoppe.
THE WALL OF PASSION
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THE ART OF EMOTION
THE LOVE OF KISSING
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THE LOVE OF CULINARY DELIGHTS
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CLICK PHOTO OF PAULA HOLDING ROSE TO VIEW HER  STAND ON SPIRITUALITY
BEHIND THE CLAPBOARD
EBENEZER SCROOGE a sequel
by Richard Christopher Burriesci 
Adapted from the "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens

Never was a man so loathed was so loved!  (sing in a Gregorian chant EBENEZER - EBENEZER - EBENEZER SCROOGE! repeat).
Tiny Tim once doomed to an early grave is now twenty seven years old and an Oxford College alumni. "Uncle" Ebenezer indeed his mentor and benefactor since the former miser's epiphany; to date a score of years passed upon an old man rejuvenated in spirit. His ocean blue eyes radiate from a humble heart and sanctified soul, he is young again. The town that once feared him has for some time holds him in awe and proclaimed Ebenezer Scrooge a most noble citizen of their community. It has been said that most all good things come to an end.  Recently dismay and disillusionment befell our hero. He has become sensitive to the needs of his fellow brethren but this sensitivity is a two edged sword. For evil lurks in the hearts of men and women and those who are so sensitive are prone to suffer victimization. Ebenezer Scrooge is not immune to scoundrels taking advantage of his kindness and generosity and Bah! Humbug! Ebenezer was never naive or to be taken as a fool! The advent of Christmas was the season and Mr. Scrooge was expected to surrender generous alms to the local schools, churches and orphanage. The net profits of the FRED & CRATCHIT Company were beyond expectations and employee bonuses were hefty. Greed is no stranger to corpulence. Mr. Robert Cratchit was now retired but an acting Board of Trustee member. They were unionized prepared to go on strike for yet better wages and more vacation time. This infuriated the Chief of the Board of Trustees and he confronted his nephew Fred and former clerk Bob Cratchit. The Orphanage needed a new gymnasium, well in the mind of their Endower that it was pure want not need, for he remembered when the two story tinderbox had no heat nor caulk on their windows! Surely tithes were not enough to sustain the churches in his hometown so 30% from the honorary pastor and rabbi yes, Mr. Scrooge whom Ebenezer Baptist Church the parishioners say is named after him, might be persuaded that velvet padded pews might make hour long sermons more tolerable. But it was the sheer mockery behind his back that he became aware of from his colleagues that was the straw that broke the camel's back! Ebenezer Scrooge had enough! He personally pealed the church steeple bells! This was a call to order! He rang like Quasimodo until the community assembled in the village mezzanine.  "VILLAGERS AND VILLAINS HARK THE HERALD SINGS!" he spews to the waiting ears of the crowd. They pondered what goodies were in store for their Christmas presents. Prior to this herald Scrooge had prepared a few dozen Christmas stockings filled with black coal for his mockers that refused to believe a leopard could change his spots. These were the gossipers who reminded the community of his stinginess so long ago yet took advantage of his generous gifts often personally lauding him to his face but speaking ill of him to others behind his back, yet he was always aware. Black coaled stockings in lieu of Christmas bonuses to his employees threatening to strike yet he knew these robbers of time often did personal business on his dime. Bags of sand instead of gold coins were dealt to the pastors and rabbis who squandered tithes and their reputation. He chided even the good citizens of the realm.   BAH! HUMBUGS! were simply the words resonating in their ears! He withdrew and exiled himself from the community. He no longer took morning strolls greeting each sunrise with glee and a fine warm CHEERIO to man, woman or child whom he encountered on his path. Worse than ever before Mr.Scrooge became a recluse with cataracts blurring his vision of his neighbors and fellow mankind. For ten days and nine nights nobody seen or heard from Ebenezer Scrooge. There was mumbling and there was grumbling. Life carried on and people went about their business. The evening of the tenth day Scrooge had a visitor.  "Ebenezer! " Poking his cane at him sleeping, "Ebenezer! We need to hobnob!" Mr. Scrooge opened his eyes to the visage of his deceased friend and partner in business now donning a tuxedo with tails, top hat, white gloves and cane in hand. EH! JACOB? JACOB MARLEY MY OLD FRIEND! WHAT IN TARNATION ARE YOU DRESSED TO GREET QUEEN VICTORIA? QUITE A CHANGE FROM OUR LAST ENCOUNTER!  "That! My dear old chap I owe to you! Whereas I was bound in chains shaking hands with the Devil I got a reprieve - paroled you might say, thinking I could save your life from my demise. You have done far well beyond our expectations. The next thing I know that I was "touching" the Face of God! There is always hope beyond utter despair." PRAY TELL MARLEY! WHAT DOOM LURKS OVER ME NOW THAT I LOST HOPE IN MANKIND?  "Your gift of coal may be appropriate because it is a diamond in the making as well we all are! We stumble, we fall, but we bore ourselves staying in the mud. We get up and always try again". YOU LOOK WELL JACOB! BUT NOW I FEEL BOUND IN CHAINS. WHATEVER GOOD I DID IS ALL DONE IN VAIN! JACOB! JACOB MARLEY TELL ME ...  The apparition left him. He had a peaceful sleep remembering he dreamt of his sister Fen. Fred is becoming so much like his mother and explains the endearing bond between Fred and Uncle Ebenezer.  Was it telepathy? A knock on the front door at dawn wakened Scrooge. It was Fred. HAVE YOU LOST YOUR KEY NEPHEW? 
"I have not dear Uncle but you have not been yourself these past few weeks." IS THAT SO SON OF FEN OR HAVE I REALLY NOT BEEN MYSELF THE PAST TWENTY YEARS? AM I NOT A CANTANKEROUS OLD COGE?  "I 've read letters my mother kept in her cache that said how much she adored you! I always loved you even when ..." SPEAK YOUR PEACE BOY! WHEN I WAS A MEAN MISER SELFISH MORSEL OF WASTE REFUSING TO SEE YOUR NEW WIFE OR HOME THOUGH MANY TIMES INVITED? UNTIL THAT CHRISTMAS ..." "Better late than never Uncle Ebenezer!" I JUST DREAMT OF YOUR MOTHER. SO WHAT BRINGS YOU HERE?  "The company clerks and associates has given you this Christmas present with tidings of joy and appreciation"  THIS BEFORE THEY STRIKE?  "No Sir! There is no talk of strike or benefits beyond what you feel they deserve." THEY SHOULD BE GRATEFUL THAT THEY ARE GAINFULLY EMPLOYED! WORKING TEN HOUR DAYS RATHER THAN 16 LIKE OTHERS DO! "They indeed are, Sir and I am here to convey their sentiments." It was a new grey cashmere cloak embroidered with a label saying the finest and fairest boss anybody could have. A tear christened his new coat. Fred gave a warm embrace to his uncle inviting him for dinner and departed. Then the church bells chimed a call to assembly. Pastors met with rabbis in one accord each bringing their stockings of coal. It is common knowledge that all diamonds were once lumps of coal. The community leaders come to recognize the anger and resentment burning inside the heart of their noble neighbor and friend. His absence was compared to a vast void of shallow minutiae. They have grown too dependent on one man old and flawed but genuine and made a positive difference one life at a time for a greater purpose. We are community each dependent on each other and they remembered the season of giving more than receiving because we celebrate a special birthday of One who gave all not in earthly treasures but true joy within. The community is broken because one recognized member has a broken heart feeling truly abused and unappreciated. Empty words of praise and salutations were given to Ebenezer Scrooge but little else. Did I mention what the catalyst of this epiphany was? You would think Queen Victoria came to town everybody at their very best but that is not so however this young prestigious person might be capable of persuading Mr Ebenezer Scrooge to forgive and forge on because he was a master of vocabulary and hobnob! He offered his services as the crowd sang "For He's a Jolly Good Fellow making their way to the Scrooge portico. There was a knock on the door and without delay Mr. Scrooge answered laying eyes on the gentleman who gently introduced himself saying,  
"Mr. Ebenezer Scrooge? It is my profound pleasure meeting you. Allow me to introduce myself; my name is Charles Dickens!"




  THE END















RICHIE BURRIESCI
hosted by 
LADY MARIA BARI
Hello Good People of The Lincoln Studio! Richie Burriesci has done me a great honor by putting me, Maria Bari, in "charge" of BEHIND THE CLAPBOARD ! I promise to do my very best to bring you many hours of nostalgia, reminiscing and even sparring ( all in the spirit of fun, of course ! ) We welcome all of your ideas and input as much as your opinions and look forward to having a fantastic time journeying through different, wonderful, moments, experiences and days of all of our past...by way of the entertainment industry ! I would also respectfully like to put forth two rules by which we must ABSOLUTELY adhere to, the first one is, to ALWAYS be kind to each other and, at least for now, let us have no entries ( film, television, music, literature, life stories ) past the year 1989 ! Let us see what we may have forgotten, from the past ( the GOOD stuff ONLY, ) that, if remembered, might make a difference for us, for the better, let us creat a special place here, where we can go to find innocence, beauty, love and magic! 
Let us start with something small, and fun, (something to help us all get to know each other's individual personalities 😉 ) Let's start with two of the MOST loved and fun filled television sitcoms of the 1960's... (in my opinion)  I DREAM OF JEANNIE and BEWITCHED. ! I chose these for starters because, next to LOVE, my favorite word is MAGIC ! I love anything to do with magic ! So my question to you all, especially the GUYS , is; Who cast her spell over you ? Who did YOU dream of ? Will you choose Signor Burriesci's favorite, Samantha Stevens, or MINE, Jeannie ? Please let us know your choice, and, if possible WHY you've chosen as you have... Okay ? And as for you ladies, maybe you fantasized about being either a beautiful creature freed from her bottle or an attractive, married, suburban sorceress ! Please let us know ! Let's have fun ! ...Let's go !  
Barbara Eden aka Jeannie
Elizabeth Montgomery aka Samantha Stevens
CLICK RESPECTIVE PHOTOS TO VIEW THEIR DOCUMENTARY
Symes Cinema Classics
hosted by PATRICK SYMES
HOW GREEN WAS MY VALLEY
(1941) Walter Pidgeon/ Maureen O'Hara/ Roddy McDowell 

SONG OF BERNADETTE (1943)
Jennifer Jones

PORTRAIT OF JENNY (1948)
Jennifer Jones/ Joseph Cotten

GREAT EXPECTATIONS (1946)
John Mills/ Jean Simmons

UMBRELLAS OF CHERBOURG
(1964) Catherine Deneuve

ANASTASIA (1956)
Ingrid Bergman/ Yul Brynner

THE BANK DICK (1940)
W.C. Fields

THE BISHOP'S WIFE (1947)
Cary Grant/ Loretta Young

THE MAN BETWEEN (1953)
James Mason/ Hildegarde Ness

YANKEE DOODLE DANDY (1942) James Cagney/ Walter Huston/Jeanne Cagney


Runner-ups:

THE SEVENTH VEIL (1946)
James Mason/ Ann Todd

A FAREWELL TO ARMS (1957)
Jennifer Jones/ Rock Hudson