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January 11, 2017



Occasionally I’ll run across someone who’s just now gotten around to watching the 1957 film “A Face in the Crowd.” It’s actually remarkably prescient for a movie about to turn 60, definitely worth your time, but mostly people who see it want to talk about Andy Griffith.

It was Griffith’s breakout role, playing a wily Southern bad seed who makes it big on television, a jarring contrast to his iconic role as Sheriff Andy Taylor on “The Andy Griffith Show.” Sheriff Taylor and Mayberry provided comfort television throughout the tumultuous 1960s, but Griffith showed a familiarit...



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