Of the final scene in The Deer Hunter
, Ebert wrote: I won't tell you how it arrives at that particular moment (the unfolding of the final passages should occur to you as events in life) but I do want to observe that the lyrics of "God Bless America" have never before seemed to me to contain such an infinity of possible meanings, some tragic, some unspeakably sad, some few still defiantly hopeful
The song was first written in 1918
, and 20 years later it was introduced by Kate Smith
as a patriotic “Peace Song”.
Here’s some trivia about the Deer Hunter
, and a bio of the amazing Irving Berlin
Is it too early to start throwing out the phrase "Kong Bomb?"
Is Peter Jackson the next Michael Cimino