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]

Spaceballs 1987 [3/20]

Planes, Trains & Automobiles 1987 [2/20]

Uncle Buck 1989 [1/20]

Everybody, loved these!

Spaceballs 1987 – Mel Brooks, John Candy, Rick Moranis, Bill Pullman

Planes, Trains & Automobiles 1987 – Steve Martin, John Candy, Laila Robins, Michael McKean

And of course the absolute ultimate!!

Uncle Buck 1989 – John Candy, Macaulay Culkin, Jean Louisa Kelly,  Gaby Hoffman


I did the ‘Tonight Show’ once, and I choked up. I get intimidated.

John Candy

I think I may have become an actor to hide from myself. You can escape into a character.

John Candy

Part 7.2 John Candy Week – later on a Tribute to John Candy

See you then!

This post is dedicated to:

Penny Wilson Writes

The britchy one

16 thoughts on “The Greats Of Our Time

    1. It’s been all week Beckie, just finished the last post for this with John Candy which is his Tribute out later tonight or later on in your day lol 🙂

        1. I know, you were house sitting, l saw that when l 321’d you earlier this week 🙂

          So l am guessing that and the pet sitting is ending/ended today then?

          1. I’m sure I will!
            It finally hit me today by the way, it’s been bothering me for months. Your stories and style reminded me of other books I adored but I couldn’t put my finger on it.. eccentric family, living abroad, animal tales and just the hilarious style you have and today BOOM! There it was, your stories are nothing alike but somehow reminiscent of each other – I bet you’d have been great friends. Gerald Durrell. I loved his books about his family and other animals!

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