Cannery Row Friendship Quotes. It has always seemed strange to me.the things we admire in men, kindness and generosity, openness, honesty, understanding and feeling, are the concomitants of failure in our system. I like you just fine when you're not around.
Sometimes, however, his calculations prove to be wrong, as the business with mack and the frogs shows. Frankie's arc is one of the tragedies of cannery row. This 1982 effort at adapting john steinbeck's sweet thursday and cannery row is barely watchable, salvaged only by the thoughtful performances of nick nolte as a marine biologist and debra winger as a drifter.