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Jim Kalafus

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Okay, try this.

~Death came in the night.
~Tomorrow is another day.
~Two ladies, courageous.
~More than three secrets.
~Death toll increases by 1/3 after the disaster.
 
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Dear LORD, George, how could I have made so obvious a mistake?
It's hard keeping all those Latin lovers strait. I never even heard of Richard Cortez.

~Death came in the night.
Hindenburg explodes at Lakehurst New Jersey?

~Tomorrow is another day.
Gone With the Wind?

~Two ladies, courageous.
Melanie and Scarlett?

~More than three secrets.
German Saboteurs? Some other secret regarding the Hindenburg?

~Death toll increases by 1/3 after the disaster.
Hindenburg Survivors dying of their injuries in the Hospital.
 

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Good guess, but alas, no.

~This dolly wasn't a hostess....
~She, like Hepburn, was on holiday.
~Well publicized separation, and less well publicized separation.
~A bitter victory, for some
~Link to major figure in early 20th century art and architecture by means of ship.
~Major disaster for press, not a major disaster for the press, really.
~A young man with ideas.
~Future "rock" star.
~ "Pretty" San Antonio Rose, in Spanish, a clue.
 
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I kinda figured I wasn't on the right track.

~She, like Hepburn, was on holiday.
That was quite a holiday Hepburn had too.

Quoted from Wikipedia-
On September 21, 1938, Katharine Hepburn was staying in her Old Saybrook, Connecticut beach home when the 1938 New England Hurricane struck and destroyed her house. Hepburn narrowly escaped death before the home was washed away over the cliffs. She stated in her 1991 book entitled 'Me' that she lost 95% of her belongings in the storm, including her 1932 best actress Oscar, which was later found intact.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Katharine_Hepburn
 
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Maybe Jim meant Audrey Hepburn at that. I forgot She was in Roman Holiday.

I also didn't knew about Kate Hepburn's brush with the 1938 New England Hurricane til I saw a show about the Hurricane on the History Channel.

Quoted From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
One of the more tragic stories related to the storm was that of the seven children who died after driver Norman Caswell abandoned their school bus while trying to cross a narrow causeway known as Mackerel Cove in Jamestown, Rhode Island. Halfway through the cove, the bus stalled; the children evacuated and formed a human chain, believing they would be safer. The chain broke and the children were washed away, later to be found at various locations along Narragansett Bay. The only survivors were Caswell and Clayton Chellis (whose sister perished and brother chose to ride home with friends instead, saving his life). Caswell was blamed by many in the town for the children's deaths, and never drove the bus again.
The show told this most tragic story of the Hurricane. This is the one that made me remember it and Miss Hepburn's involvement in the storm.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1938_New_England_Hurricane
 

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~Death came in the night. ANDREA DORIA

~Tomorrow is another day. Ruth Roman Film.

~Two ladies, courageous. Ladies Courageous a Ruth Roman film. Two ladies, courageous, were Ruth Roman and Betsy Drake.

~More than three secrets. Three Secrets one of Ruth Roman's beter known "A" films.

~Death toll increases by 1/3 after the disaster.
By that I meant that the number of divers who've died on the ship is now close to, or at, 1/3 the number who died on the ship in the collision.


~This dolly wasn't a hostess....

DOLLY Madison bakery. HOSTESS Bakery. DRAKE'S bakery... Betsy Drake.


~She, like Hepburn, was on holiday.

Roman Holiday. Ruth Roman WAS on holiday.

~Well publicized separation, and less well publicized separation.

Ruth Roman's separation from her son, Dickie, one of the best covered aspects of the disaster. Less well known at the time was the Betsy Drake/Cary Grant separation.

~A bitter victory, for some

Another film title.

~Link to major figure in early 20th century art and architecture by means of ship.

Mrs. Josef Urban was aboard.

~Major disaster for press, not a major disaster for the press, really.

NY Times and San Francisco Chronicle both lost major figures. BUT, the disaster was a press bonanza.


~A young man with ideas.

Another Ruth Roman film.

~Future "rock" star.

Betsy Drake starred opposite Jayne Mansfield in Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter the following year.

~ "Pretty" San Antonio Rose, in Spanish, a clue.

"Pretty." In Spanish, "Linda." Miracle girl Linda Morgan now first lady of San Antonio Texas.
 

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Okay. Try this. You have 2 days. Starting.....NOW!

Run, Forrest, RUN!

~Big trouble for this ship, but not on Broadway.
~Controversial disaster.
~She cried.
~A capella. And death. And then again, a capella. But not directly involved with its creation.
~Some stuck in the middle.
~Ship hit hard times.
~Famous survivor linked to Kansas City.
~Found around East 116 th. Street, NYC.
~One bad stud, particularly involved directly with this tragedy.
~Notable famous last words.
~Famous farewell.
~Much gloom and misery.
~Hall of Famer on board.
~Humphrey Bogart's co-creator on board.
~Male survivor wielded the whip.

That's all there is for now. Good luck.
 

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MARTY OPPENHEIM: If you're reading along, this entire question is for you, dude!

Did I mention a link to a litigating lady via the passenger?

To those who say "Sorry, but I'm going to have to pass," I will send a gender-appropriate gift shop souvenir of the QE2 final NYC/Southampton crossing to whoever gets this.

If anyone gets this before 11 tonight, Wednesday, Eastern Time....uhhhh....hmmmm.... I'll send two souvenirs.

So, just say the word!

Tot snel,
Jim
 

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These questions are always a real ship. With a tie in to celebrity.

Literally every clue this time is a dead giveaway.

Tot ziens.
 
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I missed all the fun.
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Busy campaigning for you know who.

I've become confused. Are we ultimately trying to figure out the name of a real ship, or the name of a film?
I'm just plain confused. In Dazed and Confused.
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No wild guessing.
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You know how I think....
You know how I work....
Every clue has been THE SAME CLUE.
Figure one out, you've got them all.
This is a trick question.

Overslept this morning, so my only additional clue will be

~Hit Broadway play.
 

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Dazed and Confused. Brought back a lot of memories of my own youth. Must watch film.

Anyway, once the question is resolved, let's break out the booze and have a ball. Ah, and to think they said I was high-class....
 
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Ah, and to think they said I was high-class....
That was pretty high class for 1976, Jim. Making Freshmen do push ups dill they dropped and having a party with a beer keg in the wood or at someone's house. All the kids were doing it. Listening to Kiss (Knights In Satan's Service) on the radio
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Dazed and Confused brings back my own youth in the nineties as well. I wasn't born in 1976. The first kegger I remember was in celebration of my sister's graduation in 83.