Movie Wisdom – Bernard Fox Edition

16 Dec

Bernard Fox passed away. Most people probably remember him as Dr. Bombay on Bewitched, but I have always been a fan of The Andy Griffith Show. That is where he played Malcolm Merriweather, the Englishman who showed up on a few episodes to take care of the Taylor family.bernard-fox

He appeared in a ton of great television shows, but he also appeared in some great movies. In honor of Bernard Fox, here is some words of wisdom that can be found in his movies.

By the way, can you find the similar trait of two of the movies.

From A Night to Remember

People first, things second.

From The Longest Day

Anything mechanical, give it a good bashing.

From Big Jake

You shouldn’t butt into things that aren’t your business.

You know what the problem with money is? Somebody’s always trying to take it from you.

From The Rescuers

Faith is a bluebird, we see from far. It’s for real and as sure as the first evening star, you can’t touch it, or buy it, or wrap it up tight, but it’s there just the same, making things turn out right.

From Titanic

Our choices are never easy.

From The Mummy

No harm ever came from reading a book.

 

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3 Responses to “Movie Wisdom – Bernard Fox Edition”

  1. jcalberta December 18, 2016 at 23:51 #

    I remember this guy. I believe he rose from the Brit tradition of vaudeville style performers/actors – not your high brow/Shakespeare. He often played an eccentric character. Yep.

    • Rick December 19, 2016 at 01:02 #

      He was good. I never pictured him as a Shakespearean actor.

      • jcalberta December 19, 2016 at 16:52 #

        Nope … mainly a comic.

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