Wake Forest 27587 Magazine

Winter 2019

The quarterly 27587 MAGAZINE is a must-read, in-you-hands publication that strives to give a deeper identity to rapidly growing Wake Forest, N.C. It highlights in-depth stories, targeting higher-income households.

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32 Winter 2019 | Wake Forest 27587 Magazine CITY SLICKERS II: THE LEGEND OF CURLY'S GOLD (1994) Treasure hunters search through newspapers on microfilm, and when they find what they need (by accident, it seems) they hoot and holler, making so much noise that (guess what?) the elderly, grey-hair-in-a-bun librarian shushes them. e scene is filmed in the circa 1932 Doheny Library Reference Room at the University of Southern California, a backdrop for several films, including e Graduate starring Dustin Hoffman, Anne Bancroft, and Katherine Ross. THE HUMAN COMEDY (1943) is 1944 Best Picture nominee features two young boys — unable to read — entering an American library during World War II and marveling at all the books when a gray- haired librarian spots them and engages them in a conversation about the power of reading. "I've been reading for 70 years," she tells them, "and it hasn't been nearly long enough." THE DAY AFTER TOMORROW (2004) A paleo climatologist makes a daring trek from Washington, D.C., to New York City to reach his son trapped in the cross-hairs of a sudden storm that plunges the planet into a new Ice Age. e son, with others, seeks refuge in the New York Public Library and commences burning books in a fireplace to keep warm. In one scene, a character named Jeremy, gathering book sacrifices on a cart, has an exchange with Elsa: "Friedrich Nietzsche! We cannot burn Friedrich Nietzsche; he was the most important thinker of 19th Century!" he says. "Oh, please!" Elsa says. "Nietzsche was a chauvinist pig, who was in love with his sister." Jeremy objects. "He was not a chauvinist pig." "But," Elsa says, "he was in love with his sister." Another character, Brian Parks, offers a solution: "Uh... 'scuse me? You guys? Yeah ... there's a whole section on tax law down here that we can burn." THE MUSIC MAN (1962) Shirley Jones plays Marian Paroo ("Marian the Librarian") of the River City, Iowa, Public Library, who makes scandalous

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