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Himmelskibet (1918)

Expressively high-strung, pathetically pompous, quasi-religiously utopian – this is far into corny corner even if you are used to silent drama. Silly posturing and slow motion storytelling aside, I must admit it is unexpected to see the martians depicted as chaste and peaceful vegetarians. 25 more words

Standon Old Hall.

Standon Old Hall,

Standon Old Hall (a few miles south-west of Trentham, near Stoke-on-Trent) after restoration circa 1910s. Childhood home of Fletcher Moss.


The Tankfather

Renault may be better known for things like this and this, but it’s a little-known fact that they’re also the inventors of the modern tank. 250 more words


100 years ago: Elmer Worden died

Elmer Worden was killed near Camp Rathbun on this day in 1918. He had joined the Royal Flying Corps in Winnipeg on January 31st, 1918 with the regimental number 154631 and was officially appointed to the Corps on February 4th. 403 more words


Mystery Launch 16-09-2018

Mystery Launch 16-09-2018

Todays photo shows a rather pretty launch anchored in the Waihara Stream, near Cape Colville, in the Hauraki Guil & is date c.1918. 16 more words