475. Joyce Corrington

 
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475. We talk to Joyce Corrington about the career of her and her John Corrington. Husband-and-wife team John William Corrington & Joyce Hooper Corrington were the authors of the screenplay for Battle for the Planet of the Apes. John had a background in writing poetry and novels before he and his wife Joyce - both professors in New Orleans, John in English and Joyce in Chemistry - moved on to movie screen-writing in the late 1960s. Among their screenplays were The Omega Man (1971), starring Charlton Heston - the second of his three classic sci-fi films, after Planet of the Apes (1968) and before Soylent Green (1973).
  1. This week in Louisiana history. June 24, 1968. Gov. John McKeithen announces that he has had four death threats on his life.
  2. This week in New Orleans history. Ordinance #6022, Administrative Series, passed on June 25, 1879, was the first to demand that permits be obtained (from the Board of Health) after the certificate of grade had been issued by the Surveyor. Section 12 of the ordinance states: "No lot shall be used for building purposes in the city of New Orleans until the same shall have been inspected by the City Surveyor, who shall give a certificate that such lot is filled above the level of the banquette and graded as to be effectually drained into the street gutters, and upon such certificate all owners, agents, contractors and builders are required to obtain permits from the board of health before commencing the erection of any building."
  3. This week in Louisiana.
    4th of July Rickey Warrren Memorial Fireworks Show
    July 04, 2022
    5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
    192 Elm St.
    Logansport LA 71049
    July 4, 2022 from 5pm til 11 pm, there will be live entertainment and a fireworks show at dusk. Held on the banks of the Sabine River in Logansport, LA in DeSoto Parish. Free admission.
    Amenities: Free Admission, Free Parking
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    Phone: 318-697-5150
    Email: desototourism@gmail.com
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