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“ANOTHER HARVEST MOON”  My rating: C (Opening June 24 at the Glenwood Arts)

88 minutes | MPAA rating: PG-13

With “Another Harvest Moon” we get about 300 years of acting experience up there on the movie screen.

Too bad that talent is put it to such unremarkable use.

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THE VETERAN ACTOR STARS IN “ANOTHER HARVEST MOON,” OPENING JUNE 24

Ernest Borgnine has longevity.

Ernest Borgnine (with Anne Meara) in "Another Harvest Moon"

At the age of 94 he can look back on an acting career that includes a best actor Oscar (for playing the titular lovesick butcher in 1955‘s “Marty”) and roles in landmark movies like:

“The Wild Bunch,” “Bad Day at Black Rock,” “From Here to Eternity,” “Johnny Guitar,” “The Vikings,” “The Flight of the Phoenix,” “Escape from New York,” “The Dirty Dozen,” “Ice Station Zebra” and “The Poseidon Adventure.”

And those are just a few of the more than 100 films in which he has appeared.

So when he gets recognized on the street (and it happens all the time), what movie do strangers always mention?

“It’s not a movie,” Borgnine said in a recent telephone interview.

“It’s the TV series. ‘McHale’s Navy.’ Everybody knows that show.

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