music friday: the who / the dead 1976
#43: hoop dreams (steve james, 1994)

from here to down the road

I imagine most people come to Hawaii for the first time, and they check out the beaches, or the volcanoes, or Honolulu, or they go to luau, or any number of other typical touristy things.

Yesterday, we went to Schofield Barracks. I wanted to check out places from the movie From Here to Eternity, and the famous cove where Burt Lancaster and Deborah Kerr kissed looked kinda scary to a fraidy cat like me. So we went to the barracks where much of the movie was filmed.

Guess what? It looks like a barracks. But now I can say I’ve been there. Check out this preview for the movie … you’ll see an extended view of soldiers marching at Schofield Barracks, and a quick shot of that sexy cove: