I spent last week reading james jones some came running. It reproduced hundreds of works, most of them obscure or unknown, by official. The hero of some came running is an exnovelist named dave hirsh, who returns to his illinois home town after a 19year absence. Other articles where some came running is discussed. Tube porn classic free vintage porn tube, classic xxx movie, retro porn, italian vintage porn movie, american vintage films, german vintage nude, french retro porno and many more top adult movies with seka, ron jeremy, john holmes, traci lords, kay parker and others. After the success of from here to eternity, pairing frank sinatra with another james jones novel made perfect sense. James jones, author of from here to eternity, used the success of the book and its film version to transform an early unpublished novel into a 1200page doorstopper in which a thinlydisguised version of the author returns to his home town. Came running article about came running by the free dictionary. Tuvaband its not about running lyrics genius lyrics. Find books like some came running from the worlds largest community of readers. Some came running, american dramatic film, released in 1958, that was especially noted for the performances by frank sinatra and dean martinin their first screen pairingand shirley maclaine the film follows dave hirsh sinatra, a famous writer who returns to his small hometown in indiana after serving in world war ii. Some came running frank sinatra dean martin shirley maclaine 1958 an exgi writer frank sinatra hangs out with a gambler dean martin and a floozy shirley maclaine in his hometown.
Frank sinatra, dean martin, shirley maclaine, martha hyer, arthur kennedy, nancy gates, franklyn. Jones worked on some came running for six years and must have been devastated at the furious attacks on the novel, which essentialy condemned it to a. Shirley maclaine was included as an auxiliary member of the group several years. It was joness second published novel, following his awardwinning debut from here to eternity. Sep 27, 2016 some came running filming locations then and now. After from here to eternity revived frank sinatras hollywood career, with an oscar win for his supporting performance in the adaptation of james jones hit debut novel, they reteamed the author and actor. Take a trip with us from 2016 to 1958 as we visit madison, indiana mgm movie locations and talk to local extras from the classic film. Its been out of print for decades, until now, and although i think the book should be published in its complete form i am grateful that its around again. He meets and befriends various different characters and tries to figure out what to do with his life. Some came running by james jones and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. His other works include some came running, the pistol, go to the widowmaker, the icecream headache and other stories, the merry month of may, a touch of danger, whistle, and to the end of the war a book of previously unpublished fiction. His some came running is an elevenhundred page followup charting the return of a very james jonesish exserviceman to his home town, three years after the wars finish. Set in 1948, it tells the story of a troubled army veteran and author who returns to his midwestern hometown after 16 years, to the chagrin of his wealthy, socialclimbing brother. Some came running is a 1958 american drama film directed by vincente minnelli and starring frank sinatra, dean martin, and shirley maclaine, based on the novel of the same name by james jones.
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Its been out of print for decades, until now, and although i think the book should be published in its complete form i. Some came running is a film in which we think we know what were seeing but where we have to learn to revise our understanding and, like dave especially, learn to let more into the range of our emotional experience. Goodreads members who liked some came running also liked. Some came running marked the first joint screen appearance of members of hollywoods wellknown entertainment cadre, the rat pack, of which frank sinatra was the unofficial head and which included dean martin, sammy davis, jr.
Some came running is jones second published novel, following his awardwinning debut from here to eternity. The big space of cinemascope initially establishes a condition of withdrawal and isolation that the narrative works to overcome. Some came running film by minnelli 1958 britannica. I made my recent purchase of the book simply to replace a previous copy that was lost over the years. Frank sinatra, shirley maclaine, dean martin, martha hyer, and arthur kennedy in some came running 1958. America how it really is, from the point of view of a directionless nonconformist with a knack for both writing and trouble.
Mar 28, 2016 some came running is one of those films that seemed to have the pedigree for sure success. Read the full synopsis of some came running, 1959, directed by vincente minnelli, with frank sinatra, dean martin, shirley maclaine, at turner classic movies. I think most writers, if they used the first sentence at all, would put a comma after home, thus tacking on the idea of running, as if it were an afterthought or bringing additional focus to the word, depending on the spoken emphasis. Some came running is an elmer bernstein masterpiece that would have been released on cd by rhino or fsm years ago but for an odd defect in the stereo master tapes still not fully understood that resulted in missing instrumentation in some cues. To all who felt that from here to eternity, with all its crudities, nonetheless showed promise in a newcomer, some came running, will be a sharp disappointment.
The film follows dave hirsh sinatra, a famous writer who returns to his small hometown in indiana after serving in world war ii. With some came running, he had a chance to combine the two. It was joness second published novel, following his awardwinning debut from here to. Jones worked on some came running for six years and must have been devastated at the furious attacks on the novel, which essentialy condemned it to a brief life.
His brother arthur kennedy wants dave to settle down, and introduces him to. The movie came out in 1959, just two years after the book was published. The great success of his first book from here to eternity establi. Vincente minnellis melodrama masterwork still holds up over 60 years after its release. Set in the aftermath of world war ii, the film stars sinatra as a recently discharged soldier whose promising writing career has derailed. Bitter from being sent to a boys home by his brother at age 12, daves return to his hometown after 16 years shakes up the small town of parkman, indiana. Some came running is a novel by james jones, published in 1958.
After i finished it, i wanted to see the movie version that stars frank sinatra, dean martin, and shirley macclaine. Some came running soundtrack from 2007, composed by elmer bernstein. Read the some came running plot and find out who is in the cast and crew at. It took james jones six years to write it after the success of his first novel, from here to. It took james jones six years to write it after the success of his first novel, from here to eternity.
It is the story of a war veteran with literary aspirations who returns in 1948 to his hometown of parkman, indiana, after a failed writing career. The obituary was featured in legacy on august 21, 2014. Dave hirsch, a writer and an army veteran winds up in his small indiana hometown, to the dismay of his respectable older brother. Once there he discovers that he is still the local black sheep. Some came running by james jones meet your next favorite book. To this reader, who felt that the disputed peyton place had moments of good writing and an overall. James jones sense of the unhurried story is similar to herman wouks novels, in a way that i do not find in current writers. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading some came running.
To this reader, who felt that the disputed peyton place had moments of good writing and an. Oct 05, 2015 some came running is the first of seven films in which frank sinatra and dean martin would appear together. Frank sinatra, shirley maclaine, and vincente minnelli in some came running 1958. Some came running 1957 is an autobiographical novel about a veteran who returns to illinois to write a war novel. James joness second novel is located in a mythical town in illinois called parkman. It is a thinly disguised autobiographical novel of joness experiences in his hometown of. Some came running, american dramatic film, released in 1958, that was especially noted for the performances by frank sinatra and dean martinin their first screen pairingand shirley maclaine.
A chronicle of soldiering and his novel some came running. With frank sinatra, dean martin, shirley maclaine, martha hyer. His goal was to write something larger than a war novel, and the result, six years in the making, was some came running, a stirring portrait of smalltown life in. Joness other fiction is considered less successful. Apr 21, 2012 trailer of the 1958 movie starring frank sinatra, dean martin and shirley maclaine. It tells the story of a war veteran with literary aspirations who returns in 1948 to his hometown of parkman, indiana, after a failed writing career.
Internet archive contributor internet archive language english. Set in 1948, it tells the story of a troubled army veteran and author who returns to his midwestern hometown after 16 years, to the chagrin of his. His next two novels, however, returned to his wartime experiences. Edition discs amazon price new from used from dvd 6 dec. Some came running, based on author james jones followup to his masterpiece, from here to eternity, was a conscious effort by mgm to recapture the lightning of the earlier film, particularly in casting frank sinatra whod won an oscar for eternity, in the lead, and assigning their best director, vincente minnelli, to helm the project. Some came running 1958 harddrinking novelist dave hirsh frank sinatra returns home after being gone for years. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. Some came running is the story of us army veteran and twotime author, dave hirsh frank sinatra. Some came running filming locations then and nowwkm news.
Some came running is a rambling tome that keeps the reader hoping he will find a message somewhere in the overweight volume, only to come away unsatisfied. He came running home would be the more common expression. To those who felt it was overpraised, overwritten, nihilistic in its philosophy, this second book is more much more of the same. Road trip memories some came running filming locations. Frank sinatra plays dave hirsh, a service man just returning home after serving in wwii. In his second novel, some came running, published in 1958, the same year that he.104 1090 1541 1279 202 530 1585 1271 1009 1084 1309 1042 212 876 1153 843 1288 827 1369 602 1493 748 492 159 761 824 341 1245 361 275 390