Sunday, February 19, 2012

billy can you hear me?

actor michael sachs had a film career of twelve years. of the fourteen roles he played he is best remembered for 1972's 'slaughterhouse-five.' his portrayal of 'billy pilgrim' in the time traveling tale of a true innocent was so lovely. actress valerie perrine was unforgettable as 'montana wildhack', the young sex film star who is abducted and sent to live on another planet with 'billy.'

i am on a delightful, insightful, and deeply inspiring kurt vonnegut kick. Although my personal favorite so far is 'the sirens' of titan', 'slaughterhouse-five' is ranked the 18th greatest English novel of the 20th century by Modern Library. it is generally recognized as Vonnegut's most influential and popular work.

painting of 'billy pilgrim' by pal shazar

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