" Synchromysticism:
The art of realizing meaningful coincidence in the seemingly mundane with mystical or esoteric significance."

- Jake Kotze

November 12, 2016

The Last Member of the Original Magnificent Seven Dies

Robert Vaughn, Man from UNCLE actor, dies aged 83

"Actor Robert Vaughn, best known as the secret agent Napoleon Solo in The Man from UNCLE, has died aged 83.
Vaughn was also famous for his role as Lee in  
The Magnificent Seven, and television roles in Hustle and Coronation Street.
The iconic actor died after a battle with acute leukaemia, his manager, Matthew Sullivan, told the BBC.
Vaughn died in New York on Friday morning surrounded by his family, he said."

"The Magnificent Seven is a 1960 American Western film directed by John Sturges and starring Yul Brynner, Eli Wallach, Steve McQueen, and Horst Buchholz
The film is an Old West-style remake of Akira Kurosawa's 1954 Japanese masterpiece Seven Samurai
Brynner, McQueen, Buchholz, Charles Bronson, Robert Vaughn, James Coburn, and Brad Dexter portray the title characters, a group of seven gunfighters hired to protect a small village in Mexico from a group of marauding bandits and their leader (Wallach)
The film's musical score was composed by Elmer Bernstein
In 2013, the film was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant""
"A remake of the film was released on September 23 (my birthday), 2016, with Antoine Fuqua directing and Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, Ethan Hawke, Vincent D'Onofrio, Lee Byung-hun, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Martin Sensmeier, Haley Bennett, Luke Grimes, Matt Bomer, and Peter Sarsgaard starring."
I wrote a post about seeing the 2016 remake in Canberra earlier this year in the post linked below -
2017: What Comes First, the Chicken, the Egg...or the Monkey?
Robert Vaughn also played Senator Parker in 'The Towering Inferno', as well
"At the opening party of a colossal, but poorly constructed, office building, a massive fire breaks out that threatens to destroy the tower and everyone in it."
Trump holding the Tower (trump card?-)
Before Running for President, Donald Trump's First Gamble Was Building Trump Tower
2016: The Tower Card #16?
 Let's hope for a Happy New Year in 2017.

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