On Golden Pond

by Ernest Thompson

Publisher: Signet

Written in English
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Open LibraryOL7570983M
ISBN 100451112237
ISBN 109780451112231
OCLC/WorldCa7983207

  If Henry David Thoreau were alive today, he might re-title his most famous work "On Golden Pond." And he would be pissed. Swimmers enjoy an afternoon at Walden Pond . Compare book prices from over , booksellers. Find On Golden Pond () by Thompson, Ernest/5(). The loons are back again on Golden Pond and so are Norman Thayer, a retired professor, and Ethel who have had a summer cottage there since early in their marriage. Learn more about On Golden Pond in the Hennepin County Library digital collection. Norman (Henry Fonda) and Ethel (Katharine Hepburn) Thayer have been coming to their cottage on Golden Pond for almost fifty years. He is a year-old retired professor who still enjoys perusing the classified ads in the newspaper and joshing his wife about getting a new job.

On Golden Pond is a beautiful movie about family relations. There are various contemporary issues discussed in the movie like the challenges of growing old, dealing with aging parents, the relationship between a man and a woman, and the challenges of being a daughter within a highly patriarchal family.   On Golden Pond, that dreamy sunset-of-life film starring Katharine Hepburn, Henry Fonda, and Jane Fonda, may have been filmed in New Hampshire, but playwright Ernest Thompson took his inspiration from Great Pond, the largest of Maine’s Belgrade Lakes. On Golden Pond is one of the best dramas of the eighties, mainly down to the extremely strong performances from the perfectly selected cast. Despite all the films that Henry Fonda has starred in, I believe this is possibly his best effort as an actor, managing to portray all the characteristics required for Norman with great finesse/5(1K).   In ''On Golden Pond,'' Mr. Fonda is very funny, nonchalant and tough in ways that deny the essential gooiness of the material, and of Mr. Rydell's direction, which, when in doubt, cuts to lyrical.

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Ethel and Norman Thayer go to their summer home on Golden Pond. Norman is suffering from memory issues, and he keeps talking about death.

When his daughter, with whom he has always had a difficult relationship, shows up with her boyfriend and the boyfriend's son, a new door opens to give new life to Norman and the whole family/5. This is the love story of Ethel and Norman Thayer, who are returning to their summer home on Golden Pond for the forty-eighth year.

He is a retired professor, nearing eighty, with heart palpitations and a failing memory—but still as tart-tongued, observant and eager for life as ever/5(23).

On Golden Pond Hardcover – July 1, by Ernest Thompson (Author)/5(28). THE STORY: This is the love story of Ethel and Norman Thayer, who are returning to their summer home on Golden Pond for the forty-eighth year.

He is a retired professor, nearing eighty, with heart 5/5(1). This one-page guide includes a plot summary and brief analysis of On Golden Pond by Ernest Thompson.

“On Golden Pond” is a play by Ernest Thompson. It On Golden Pond book first performed on Broadway in and ran for performances. It then took a summer break before reopening at a smaller theater for an additional performances.

In“On Golden Pond” was adapted into a motion picture starring. Thompson wrote On Golden Pond at the age of twenty-eight. While he had been able to support himself as a working actor, he had gone a year without landing any work. This dry spell allowed him to pursue his interest in writing.

On Golden Pond was adapted from a popular play and came out in Ethel and Norman Thayer, who spend their summers on Golden Pond, are visited by their daughter Chelsea (Henry Fonda’s real-life daughter Jane), who brings her fiancé and his teenage son along.

"On Golden Pond" is simply an old-fashioned testimonial to long-lost youth and facing one's mortality, and, in its simplicity, becomes a life-affirming valentine to those who feel that time has become the enemy - a seemingly ageless, universal perception/10(K). Walden Pond by Henry David Thoreau.

Walden, Thoreau's most famous writing articulating the essence of Transcendentalism, was published in The book, often read in gradesreflects Thoreau's attempt to 'live life simply.' A popular quote from its second chapter. On Golden Pond is a American drama film directed by Mark Rydell.

The screenplay by Ernest Thompson was adapted from his play of the same name. The film stars Katharine Hepburn and Henry Fonda in the lead roles along with Jane Fonda, Doug McKeon, Dabney Coleman and William Lanteau appearing in supporting roles.

The film's narrative revolves around an aged couple, Music by: Dave Grusin. Consequently, 's On Golden Pond became one of a string of films anchored by the generational theme of parent-child rapprochement. One of the things that set this film apart from its contemporaries was the first-time pairing of real life father and daughter Henry and Jane : Shout Factory.

On Golden Pond opens in May with Norman and Ethel Thayer returning to their lake house in Maine. Norman is content to sit and read a book, but Ethel is busily moving furniture back in place, dusting, and generally getting the house ready for their summer stay.

At Golden Pond, he and his wife nevertheless agree to care for Billy, the son of Chelsea's new boyfriend, and a most unexpected relationship blooms. The loons are back again on Golden Pond and so are Norman Thayer, a retired professor, and Ethel who have had a.

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He is a retired professor, nearing eighty, with heart palpitations and a failing memory – but still as tart-tongued, observant and eager for life as ever. On Golden Pond This is the love story of Ethel and Norman Thayer, who are returning to their summer home on Golden Pond for the forty-eighth year.

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Katharine Hepburn says "loons" way too many times in this film, so I thought it would be funny to just mash them all together. Billy Williams - Katharine Hepburn tested the director of 'On Golden Pond' (/) - Duration: Web of Stories - Life Stories of Remarkable Peo views.

THE STORY: This is the love story of Ethel and Norman Thayer, who are returning to their summer home on Golden Pond for the forty-eighth year.

He is a retired professor, nearing eighty, with heart palpitations and a failing memory—but still as tart-tongued, observant and eager for life as ever.

Henry David Thoreau went to the woods inliving for two years and two months in a cabin he had built on the north shore of Walden Pond. The book resulting from his experiment in simplicity was published into lukewarm reviews. Peaceful and secluded,On Golden Pond, sits among the pines and dogwoods on a small tranquil lake where time almost stands still.

Whether you are drinking your morning coffee on the deck, watching the playful ducks in the water, fishing with the kids on the dock or just relaxing reading a good book, you will find there is nothing better for the soul than a quiet mountain lake in the.

“When the movie makers went looking for a place to be Golden Pond, they found everything they wanted right here.” That’s how Yankee Magazine described central New Hampshire’s Squam Lake, where On Golden Pond was filmed. Golden Pond exists only in our hearts and imaginations. Find books like On Golden Pond from the world’s largest community of readers.

Goodreads members who liked On Golden Pond also liked: Looking for Mr. Good. Get this from a library. On Golden Pond. [Ernest Thompson] -- Describes the experiences of Norman and Ethel Thayer, who have been married forty-eight years; their daughter Chelsea, divorced and recently taken up with another man; and his young son Billy, who is.

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There's little that happens in On Golden Pond that isn't thoroughly predictable from the start, but the film is blessed with so much star power, charm and honest sentiment that everyone in the 93%. On Golden Pond Synopsis: The loons are back again on Golden Pond and so are Norman Thayer, a retired professor, and Ethel who have had a summer cottage there since early in their marriage.

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