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An actor’s life for me

The Country Curmudgeon

Honest John, the fox, and Gideon, the half-witted cat, sing “An Actor’s Life For Me’” in the Disney cartoon, “Pinocchio,” while tricking the little wooden head into servitude to the evil showman, Stromboli.

Many of us believe that we could do that — act, that is, not trick people into servitude. (Not that tricking people into servitude is not a valuable skill. Ships’ captains and Big Business need this ability).

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