Tag Archives: Witness

Amish rite of spring is plain dirty

Punxsutawney Phil may be a cute guy, but let’s face it — he’s not exactly Al Roker when it comes to spring predictions. (I worked with Al many weather forecasts ago. Lots of fun.) I like the odds better in … Continue reading

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Right out of the movie ‘Witness’

The scene the other day, when I was waiting for an Amtrak train from Lancaster, Pa., to NYC. A vignette more suited to the 1985 movie Witness than Reality, 2013. In reality, the rest of the crowd was like any … Continue reading

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Let’s Paws: Following in some famous footsteps

This friendly golden happily greets all visitors to the PA Dutch Country farm where Witness was filmed.

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Behind the scenes: ‘Witness’

Once upon a time, I worked with Harrison Ford’s future daughter-in-law at a TV station on the Paramount Studios lot in Hollywood. Now I’m boarding a tourist van to find out how Paramount made the box-office smash Witness, which cemented … Continue reading

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Amish & The City Girl

Ya know, I get so tired of people like my Nu Yawk Jewish uncle, the King of Queens, asking me if I live with the AY-mish. Like him, I didn’t know from farms — last one I visited was in … Continue reading

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