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Pre-Code A to Z: 26 Favorites

There are three stages to a love affair with pre-Code movies:

Stage One: “What’s a pre-Code movie?”

Stage Two: “Hot damn! She’s really taking those off!” 3,381 more words

1930s

Throwback Trailer: Evelyn Prentice (1934)

The neglected wife of a high profile attorney dallies with a unscrupulous womanizer and finds herself involved in blackmail and murder.

Throwback Trailer

A Reel Treat: Day Three of Capitolfest

Sifting through folders of vintage movie stills. Sounds like paradise, doesn’t it? Errol Flynn winks up at me. Valentino smolders from a shiny pocket-sized portrait. And Tyrone Power, well, he just looks like Tyrone Power. 1,537 more words

1930s

cultivate

“Cultivate solitude and quiet and a few sincere friends, rather than mob merriment, noise and thousands of nodding acquaintances.”

~ William Powell

Poetry

Houston Texans Cut Nine Players

HOUSTON (AP) – Receivers Joe Adams and Alec Lemon are among nine players released by the Houston Texans.

The Texans also placed offensive tackle… 63 more words

Sports

Classic Film Review: The Thin Man DVD Collection - a brief commentary

Pros:The first two are the best before the films become formulaic.

Cons:The films become formulaic!

The Bottom Line: Murder mysteries with the famous Nick & Nora. 

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Texans put David Quessenberry on IR on way to 75 players

The Texans have known for some time that they wouldn’t have offensive lineman David Quessenberry on their roster this season, but he didn’t officially make his way to injured reserve until Monday. 130 more words

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