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“She” is an adaptation of the classic novel (which I have never read) by H. Rider Haggard. It is well told, and manages to reach the end of the story, running from New Comics 6 (July 1936) – New Adventure Comics 22 (December 1937). 211 more words

Trailer Tracks: King Solomon's Mines (1985) - J. Lee Thompson

In the early 80s, thanks to Raiders of the Lost Ark, the high adventure movie was seeing a huge comeback, and everyone was trying to cash in on it. 41 more words

Trailer Tracks

Allan Quatermain

Having always loved the politically-incorrect savage Africa, I’ve wanted to re-experience it for quite some time. It’s a place that was born out of ignorance and racism, but a place I still guiltily love. 919 more words


The Last Camel Died at Noon

Author: Elizabeth Peters

Professor Emerson makes a habit of deriding his wife, Amelia Peabody Emerson, for her taste in literature–particularly thrillers like those of H. Rider Haggard. 344 more words

Book Review

Sauerkraut Western : Karl May - "Winnetou, the Man of the Prairie" and "Old Shatterhand"

Karl May was to Hitler what Emilio Salgari was to Che Guevara and (one imagines) Mussolini: a purveyor of adolescent fantasies about macho adventurers in lands that were just aching to be conquered. 559 more words