Sunday, April 06, 2008

Charlton Heston: 1924-2008

Check out the nice video retrospective of the life and work of Mr. Heston.

From the trailer for the classic film Ben Hur.

Charlton Heston (left) with Marlon Brando, James Baldwin, and Harry Belafonte at Civil Rights March 1963.

Heston with President Ronald Reagan during a meeting for the Presidential Task Force on the Arts and Humanities in the White House Cabinet Room, 1981.

Charlton Heston accepting a presentation rifle at 2000 NRA convention with the now well-known exclamation "From my cold, dead hands!"


1 comment:

StarBittrune said...

R.I.P., Moses.

"Go, proclaim liberty throughout all the land, unto all the inhabitants thereof."
- Leviticus 25:10
- Incribed on the Liberty Bell
- Moses' parting words in The Ten Commandments.