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Sergeant York (1941)

‘Oh no, here comes another early 40’s propaganda flick, cynically bankrolled by the war office or some steel magnate with the express point of influencing the American people into joining up and therefore helping the shareholders get a bumper dividend this year’ I thought to myself as I fired up my poor, slowly expiring DVD player. 833 more words

Colliers International marketing the historic Bradley Building in Cleveland

by Dan Rafter

Colliers International’s Cleveland office is marketing a bit of history.

Colliers is listing the Bradley Building at 1220 W. Sixth St. in Cleveland for $10.775 million. 258 more words


My Classic Movie Pick: A Farewell to Arms

My movie pick for today is part of  the World War I  in Classic Film  Blogathon.  Please visit Movies Silently  and silent ology to read all of the fantastic bloggers and their posts about  films that have WWI as a major backdrop. 1,291 more words


Gary Cooper's Stunning Work

Upon considering a bronze relief, whether it will take form in a medal or plaque, I conduct a detailed search into the subject matter.  Then I will begin to discover key elements of related ideas that might deliver an effective visual allegory of contemporary meaning to the general public or other intended viewer audience. 93 more words

Anti-Social Media - An Icy Bucket of Guilt

I tried to avoid it. I didn’t comment on, or even watch the stupid videos. I didn’t read the comments or listen to the audio. I avoided Facebook altogether. 1,654 more words

Weird Wednesday

TCM's Greatest Classic Romances: Love in the Afternoon

Welcome to day two of TMP’s coverage of the TCM Greatest Classic Films: Romance DVD set! As you’ll know if you saw yesterday’s review, the four films in this set are re-watches for me, and I’m reviewing them in the order in which they appear in the set. 482 more words


Old school movies

Some old movies with bang. I recently saw Wait Until Dark. Made quite a while ago and most of the cast has passed on. But the picture builds to a climax which really has one on the edge of one’s seat. 262 more words