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Shorts From West Germany

Today’s Shorts feature collects up a selection of West German based stories from the 1960s and 1970s.

Viktoria Köln has the distinction of fielding the very first black player in West German football. 282 more words


The Turning Point (1977)

Shirley MacLaine and Anne Bancroft star as friends who studied ballet together in their youth. MacLaine left the school to start a family and Bancroft stayed on to become a star. 77 more words

Travel theme: Orange

I know, this is a cheat but I just wanted an excuse to post another image from Falmouth 1977, from a time when orange… 61 more words



Biscuit and slice recipes that don’t require creaming the butter and sugar are always among my favourites. They are that much easier to make and usually use less bowls which equals less washing up, always a good thing. 35 more words

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Gentle Giant - In a Glass House

Phil Shulman (of Gentle Giant) was born in The Gorbals, Glasgow, Scotland on this day in 1937.

Gentle Giant were a British progressive rock band active between 1970 and 1980. 208 more words


The Duellists (1977)

Dir Ridley Scott (yes – before Alien)
Featuring Keith Carradine, Harvey Keitel and Cristina Raines
**** very good

The brief:
Both sentimental and noble, the Duellists is a fatastic piece of film-making with a classic, epic style.
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**** Very Good