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Tanturi mixed 1940-41

Ricardo Tanturi, mixed instrumentals/Castillo, 1940-41

1. Argarañaz (1940)
2. Una noche de garufa (1941)
3. La vida es corta (1941), canta Alberto Castillo
4. Pocas palabras(1941), canta Alberto Castillo… 22 more words


The Philadelphia Story (1940)

“Your intolerance infuriates me. I should think of all people a writer would need tolerance.” – Tracy Lord (Katharine Hepburn)

The Philadelphia Story is one of the classic screwball comedies of Hollywood’s golden era, but in a genre that didn’t last past the start of World War II, the 1940 film also marks the start of a swan song. 548 more words


Leyburn 1940's - Woo Hoo!!!... We're playing on the Railway Station platform....

This popular event in Leyburn’s Events and Festival calendar continues to grow and this year looks to be even better than previous years, it was certainly busy yesterday, but guess what? 126 more words

#647 - Dobie Gray / Mary Jo Kopechne - 26 July 1940

Dobie Gray

Dobie Gray (born Lawrence Darrow Brown on July 26, 1940 – December 6, 2011) was an American singer and songwriter, whose musical career spanned soul, country, pop, and musical theater. 283 more words


The Shop Around the Corner (1940)

If I could be bothered to check it out I’m sure that I would eventually find an answer to the question that kept bothering me throughout the entire movie – why the fuck is this happening in Budapest? 877 more words

US Movies

Dance, Girl, Dance (1940), Dorothy Arzner

Directed by Dorothy Arzner, “Dance, Girl, Dance” is an example of a rarity in 1940’s cinema: female strong leads and, to add- A female director. I didn’t really think that this should be a big deal, but the more I read about the importance this director had on the industry and the reasoning behind why “Dance, Girl, Dance” was something a little different, it lead to a very inspiring evening. 1,012 more words

Faith & The British: Pt 8 - St Michael's, Coventry

Out of all the religious buildings this series of posts will cover, there is one that stands out as both a place of great sadness, and a place of celebration, for peace and justice. 1,780 more words