Vincent Canby

1924 -

A Quote by Vincent Canby on curiosity, fiction, and world

Hack fiction exploits curiosity without really satisfying it or making connections between it and anything else in the world.

Vincent Canby (1924 -)

Source: New York Times, 3 February 1980.

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A Quote by Vincent Canby on colors and magic

Through the magic of motion pictures, someone who's never left Peoria knows the softness of a Paris spring, the color of a Nile sunset, the sorts of vegetation one will find along the upper Amazon and that Big Ben has not yet gone digital.

Vincent Canby (1924 -)

Source: “A Reminder of Innocence Lost,” in New York Times, 18 May 1980.

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A Quote by Vincent Canby on acting and time

[His acting] remains forever fixed in a time that never dates.

Vincent Canby (1924 -)

Source: On Cary Grant, in New York Times, 1 December 1986.

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A Quote by Vincent Canby on death, life, maturity, music, and television

Radio wasn't outside our lives. It coincided with and helped to shape our childhood and adolescence. As we slogged toward maturity, it also grew up and turned into television, leaving behind, like dead skin, transistorized talk-radio and nonstop music. . . .

Vincent Canby (1924 -)

Source: On the Golden Age of radio, in New York Times, 30 January 1987.

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