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#BlogElul 2: Act

My actions have not always been successful

too much drama

too little forethought

more Quick Draw McGraw than Oblomov

(my favorite literary character

who took 60 pages to get out of bed). 182 more words


Ridgewood Theatre 55-27 Myrtle Avenue, Ridgewood, NY 11385

Exhibitors Herald, February 19, 1921:

“The dominant advertising thought among Brooklyn exhibitors is for the advertising of the theatre primarily, the attraction being given second place in the majority of cases. 282 more words


Fates Worse Than Death: Zorro's Black Whip

Although movie studios adapted many popular characters from the comics, radio, and literature for serials, they eventually grew tired of paying license fees and squabbling over creative control and came up with thinly-disguised copies of licensed characters, changing (for example) the Phantom to “Captain Africa” or Zorro to “Don Daredevil.” This allowed filmmakers to reuse footage from earlier productions without paying to license the characters again. 1,876 more words


Salomon Pico Addendum

It is past time to make good my promise to the history buff followers of this column to share findings from my research.

Of my ongoing projects, the latest development of interest concerns my research into the life of California bandit Salomon Pico, considered by some the Zorro model. 580 more words

Thoughts On Writing

21 August 2014 -- #haiku

black mask
a flashing blade
the letter Z

– I was always a huge fan of the character Zorro, who is a lot like a Hispanic Robin Hood.


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Quentin Tarantino is set to launch a new Western comic book. Speaking at the 2014 Comic-Con event in San Diego, Tarantino discussed the cross-over Django Unchained-Zorro… 224 more words