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Building My Movie Posters Puzzle: Another Fine Mess

In late June of last year I took advantage of some free days to visit my Mother in Virginia for her birthday. It was a fun long weekend that included meals out, a screening of Finding Dory, and an unexpected shared activity when I ran across a puzzle in the book store that was just too good to pass up. 1.534 altre parole
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John Connolly (www.johnconnollybooks.com)

Hodder & Stoughton (www.hodder.co.uk)

£16.99

In Santa Monica’s iconic Oceana Apartments, an old man lives out the last days of his life, reminiscing on the many years that brought him to this point. 955 altre parole

Fanboy Gushings

Week of July 21st, 1917

One hundred years ago this week, the first draft lottery for the Great War was held in Washington, D.C. and Grace Kingsley reported on how the news was received in Hollywood: 908 altre parole

Hellzapoppin'

I have one of those Mill Creek comedy collections, full of mostly completely forgotten comedies from the 30’s, 40’s and early 50’s, mostly B flicks, some lousy, some with moments, and some really funny. 553 altre parole

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Butch from The Little Rascals, the Villain I Love to Hate

5-year-old Tommy Bond was walking down the street in Dallas, Texas with his mother and grandmother when a talent scout from Hal Roach Studios approached. “Your son has a great face,” the scout said to Mrs. 3.349 altre parole

Classic Movies

The Gay Blade Runner

Blimps! Gimps! Simps! Gender-fluid futurism erupts at The Chiseler, direct from Hippfest!

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The Sunday Intertitle: Hooves of Doom

NO MAN’S LAW is a 1927 western romp starring Rex the Wonder Horse, whose oeuvre I have not really investigated until now. More intriguingly still, it’s a Hal Roach joint, and so features players such as James Finlayson and Oliver Hardy, who plays villain Sharkey Nye. 560 altre parole

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