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The Riding Wounded: "Hang 'em High" (1968)

      With the successful American release of Sergio Leone’s “Dollars” trilogy, the time was right for Clint Eastwood to re-emerge on the domestic movie front with this western tale of vigilantism/revenge, which more than any other work up to this point in the actor’s career would set the template for his cinema persona for years to come. 365 more words


The Misplaced Lady - The Deceptive Legend of Hammer House

Juliann Page, daughter of William Page of the Bristletown area, was born in 1802. She married first to Melkijah Gillock, and aafter his death, she married John T. 611 more words

B is for Boot Hill


Boot Hill – the very name screams Old West. And the very first Boot Hill sprang up outside another emblem of those days, Dodge City. The first grave was dug there in 1871. 228 more words

The balance of justice

“From the opposite ends of a horizontal balance hang (left) a triangle from which are suspended the corpses of thirteen sailors, and (right) the body of a military officer in uniform (Governor Wall); all have bandaged eyes.

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2 Men Were Hanged On Charges Of "Unlawful Acts Against Sharia Law"

Two prisoners were hanged in Rasht (N.Iran) on charges of “Unlawful Acts Against Sharia Law”.

According to the Central News Agency, Director of Public Relations of the Judiciary of Gilan province announced two men, ages 28 and 30, were hanged in Rasht’s central prison today, on charges of unlawful acts against Sharia Law, which in legal terms covers a variety of charges. 173 more words

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