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1922 - Hennig

1427 103rd Avenue

This mark pushes back Otto Hennig’s dates back a few years.


Let the Newbery Challenge Begin

This summer my friend and fellow librarian Amy Merrill asked me if I would like to participate in the Newbery challenge with her.  I have already read many of the Newberry winners and honor books because I was trying to read through them myself, but I agreed because it is so much more fun to discuss them with someone else! 422 more words


1922 - N. Lena

1380 102nd Avenue

It looks like N. Lena may have modified a stamp with a “191X” date to make this. But I have no evidence that he was active before 1920, so who knows.


Happy birthday Arthur Penn

Today the Director of “Bonnie & Clyde, Arthur Penn would turn 93 years of age. He was nominated for the Oscar three times during the course of his career but he never won. Happy birthday Arthur Penn.


Häxan #MovieReview

Film 237 in the “1001 Films to See Before You Die” challenge is 1922’s “Häxan”. Based partly on Benjamin Christensen’s study of the Malleus Maleficarum, a 15th-century German guide for inquisitors, this Benjamin Christensen Swedish/Danish horror documentary is a study of how superstition and the misunderstanding of diseases and mental illness could lead to the hysteria of the witch-hunts. 932 more words