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Sun Jun 26, 2022, 01:11 PM Jun 2022

A sad loss in our Classic Films community

Dear Classic Films folks, it is with grief that I must report that one of our longtime members has died.

Many of you will no doubt remember Matilda, who posted most often in the Australia forum but also brought a brilliant perspective to discussions here. Some months back I noticed she had stopped posting, and recently her son sent me a message to tell me that his mum died in February.

Matilda's son said his mum would be pleased to be remembered here at DU, and so I mean to honor her in ways that reflect how she lived her life. She supported progressive policies, of course, and another of her causes was protecting animals, so I mean to donate to organizations that will help both domestic doggos and kitties and animals of her native Australia.

And she admired Nelson Eddy, so I hope that the next time you see a Nelson Eddy-Jeanette MacDonald movie, you will think of our friend.

Rest in power.

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A sad loss in our Classic Films community (Original Post) CBHagman Jun 2022 OP
RIP Matilda riverbendviewgal Jun 2022 #1
Oh dear. 2naSalit Jun 2022 #2
Rest in Peace Matilda. Maraya1969 Jun 2022 #3
I'm sorry to hear of her passing. Thank you for this. chowder66 Jun 2022 #4
🕯️Rest in Peace irisblue Jun 2022 #5
Waltzing Mitilda - RIP- May you be dancing across the Outback packman Jun 2022 #6
Rest in Peace, Matilda. My condolences to your family. LoisB Jun 2022 #7
Matilda, we will miss you.... Karadeniz Jun 2022 #8
i remember her from singing the outro of dr strangelove . AllaN01Bear Jun 2022 #9
Rest In Peace, Dear Matilda.. Tikki Jun 2022 #10
May Matilda Rest in Peace and May her Memory be a Blessing. n/t iluvtennis Jun 2022 #11
... IcyPeas Jun 2022 #12
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