Faced with diminishing returns on his harvest, a poor young farmer in Myanmar pawns his cow for a moped and seeks alternative income as a taxi driver.
Among his first fares is a woman who has returned home for her grandfather's funeral and is making a new start after escaping an arranged marriage in China.Together, they are lured into one of the few lucrative business opportunities available in the area: selling "ice poison" (crystal meth) around town..
From Will Friedwald's Desert Island Disks. It's pretty good. The cd version is pretty hard to come by -- but easy if you want to spend $40. I don't.
In early 1956, Bing Crosby ended the two long-term company affiliations that had defined his career for more than 20 years, leaving his exclusive associations with Paramount Pictures and Decca Records. Thereafter, he made movies and records on a freelance basis. The immediate results were more felicitous for his film work than his recording, as he went to MGM for the successful movie High Society…