Wake Forest 27587 Magazine

Winter 2019

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Wake Forest 27587 Magazine | Winter 2019 31 and book burning, she returns e Communist Dream to the shelves and tells the council she can't go through with it. She argues that keeping it on the shelf does not subvert America's ideals but actually affirms them because in Russia the Communists would never allow a book about democracy in their libraries. It is said to be the first film to openly take on the witch-hunt mentality of the McCarthy era. THE TIME MACHINE (1960) In this adaptation of H.G. Well's 1895 classic, Rod Taylor builds a time machine and travels far into the future, where he encounters two distinct societies that know nothing of their past. He is taken to a dusty old place with a shelf of books and becomes furious when the book he is holding disintegrates. "What have you done?" he says. "ousands of years of building and rebuilding, creating and recreating so you can let it crumble to dust. A million years of sensitive men dying for their dreams. For what? So you can swim and dance and play." ALL THE PRESIDENT'S MEN (1976) A Library of Congress clerk, played by Jaye Stewart, gives circulation records to reporters working on the Watergate story and searching for books taken out by Howard Hunt, who organized the bugging of the Democratic headquarters. "You want every request since when? [July of '71] … I'm not sure you want 'em, but I've got 'em." e camera pans to the stacks of library card checkout slips. One scene uses an unusual camera angle — zooming into the dome of the main reading room — to show the broad expanse with its catalogs, tables, and patrons. BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S (1961) George Peppard, aka author Jack Varjak, takes Audrey Hepburn, playing Holly Golightly, to the New York Public Library, where she has never been before. She is amazed to discover that the book he wrote is in the library. "What is this place anyway?" she asks. "I don't see any books." To which Peppard responds: "Each one of these little drawers is stuffed with little cards, and each little card is a book or an author." ey use the card catalog and retrieve the book at the service desk. ere the spinster-like librarian, played by Elvia Allman, shushes them and becomes upset when he autographs the book. Continued on Next Page ❱❱

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