Jack Palance, Oscar-winning Ukrainian cowboy


Jack Palance born Volodymyr Palahniuk; February 18, 1919 – November 10, 2006) was an American actor of Ukrainian descent. He was nominated for three Academy Awards, all for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, receiving nominations for his roles in Sudden Fear (1952) and Shane (1953), and winning the Oscar almost 40 years later for his role in City Slickers (1991). (Wikipedia)

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It is during 1992 Oscar awarding ceremony Jack Palance, being 73 years old, performed push-up on one arm.

In Shane movie, he says the line which many Americans of elder generation quoted – “And where do you think you’re going?“.

It is the phrase and a method Ukraine should use to stop anyone who comes on its territory uninvated to get some vodka.

Jack Palance and Bridgitte Bardot

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