Cinema: God's Great Outdoors

Spencer's Mountain, which is touted as a family picture, will teach the kiddies all sorts of things: about bulls and heifers ("When it happens," says Henry Fonda to Son James MacArthur, "remember you ain't any bull and that little girl of yours ain't any cow"); fancy cussin' ("Damn, damn, double-damn, triple-damn, hell" trills one of the tots); the evil of drink ("My weakness in the eyes of God." says Preacher Wally Cox, "could mean the end of my ministry"); embryology ("Donny took his nap in the fetal position," coos Mimsy Farmer to Maureen O'Hara); scatology ("Here's a dictionary," pants Mimsy to...

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