The Greats Of Our Time



The Greats Of Our Time Directory

John Candy 1950 – 1994  Week


So Far in John Candy Week we have had:

Going Beserk 1983 20/20

Nothing But Trouble 1991 19/20

1941 1979 18/20

Once Upon A Crime 1992 [17/20]

The Great Outdoors 1988 [16/20]

Armed and Dangerous 1986 [15/20]

Summer Rental 1985 [14/20]

Delirious 1991 [13/20]

Brewster’s Millions 1985 [12/20]

The Blues Brothers 1980 [11/20]

Stripes 1981 [10/20]

Cool Runnings 1993 [9/20]

Vacation 1983 [8/20]

The Rescuers Down Under 1990 [7/20]

Splash 1984 [6/20]

Home Alone 1990 [5/20]

Who’s Harry Crumb 1989 [4/20]


Remember These?

A couple of the films today have already been covered in the John Hughes Collection, so we will not go over them again. John Candy had relatively small parts in them.

The Rescuers Down Under 1990 – Bob Newhart, Eva Gabor, John Candy, Tristan Rogers

John Candy’s voice was used for Wilbur

Who’s Harry Crumb 1989 – John Candy, Jeffrey Jones, Annie potts, Tim Thomerson


I don’t watch my movies. I just get too critical of myself.

John Candy

You can escape into a character.

John Candy

Part 7.1 John Candy – Part 7.2 this afternoon, bringing John Candy Week to a close.

See you then!

13 thoughts on “The Greats Of Our Time

  1. I loved the Rescuers and John Candy but never knew he was a voice! Jeez – I was robbed! Cool Runnings, Uncle Buck and Volunteers were my favourites.. but I’d watch any film any time. He’s another loss I haven’t got over just like Freddie Mercury

    1. I think what we shall do Britchy is make the new series kick off with Freddie and Queen 🙂 Next week 🙂 TOTW – Theme of the week which is replacing QFTD

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