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Bullets or Ballots (1936)

*. The title is only vaguely allusive – there’s just the one passing mention of bullets and ballots in the opening newsreel — but I guess someone thought it was clever. 521 more words


One Night The Moon - 2001

The lengthy car trips of my childhood were accompanied primarily by the sweet and enchanting vocals of Paul Kelly, one of the best singer/songwriters to emerge from Australia. 250 more words

Recommended Films

John Hickman, A Slave Sent to Retrieve Jim Bowie's Body from the Alamo, Appeared at the 1930 State Fair of Texas at the Age of 110

by Paula Bosse

Here on San Jacinto Day, the story of a former slave who was sent to fetch Bowie’s body from the Alamo and lived long enough talk into a WFAA radio microphone. 1,045 more words

Dallas TX

Inez Cooper

Inez Cooper was an actress whose career was at first propelled by her resemblance to Hedy Lamarr – and crashed not long after for the very same reason. 1,230 more words


Modern Times

This grand looking GEC radio was first manufactured in 1937.   Looking back at some significant world events for this year lends some perspective to just how long ago this was and how much has changed. 194 more words

Vintage Radios

Shepton Mallet Flea Market Bargains - Part 2

In recent years it has become a traditional that on Easter Sunday I head down to the Shepton Mallet Flea Market at The Royal Bath & West Showground with my Mum and Dad. 708 more words

Vintage Lifestyle

1930s: Women During the Great Depression

Welcome to the second week in my Women Throughout History series! We’re talking about the 1930s, a decade following the hustle and bustle of the roaring twenties. 229 more words