Thursday, June 27, 2013

"People will come, Ray."

I am not a big baseball guy. And I don’t usually go in for magical realism. But… BUT—rarely a summer goes by that I don’t sit down and watch “Field of Dreams.”  It’s one of the few movies that can still make me cry like a little girl.

Now, you may know that the film is based on a book called Shoeless Joe , by W.P. Kinsella. And if you know that, then you probably know (or can guess) that the character of Terrance Mann was originally written as real-life recluse J.D. Salinger. But what you may not  know, is that we have none other than Salinger himself to thank for James Earl Jones’s memorable portrayal of Terrance Mann.  The producers were so worried about a lawsuit from Salinger, that they renamed the character and changed up his race. I, for one, don’t think you can argue with the results:

1 comment:

  1. "I adore this famous quote from 'Field of Dreams'! It's not simply a short saying; it's a potent reminder of the value of dream-chasing and the power of belief. It inspires us to follow our passions regardless of how absurd they may seem to other people, much like a beacon of hope. And remember, you can always get in touch with Contract Law Assignment Help if you need that extra push to pursue your goals. People, never give up.