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HORROR HALF-WEEK, Day 1: The Walking Dead (1936)

The time of the spooks is upon us! Happy almost-Halloween to my fellow Old Movie Weirdos. Halloween on TMP means Horror Half-Week, a four-day celebration of eerie films from the early to mid-20th century. 473 more words


Say hello to beautiful tweed pt.1

This lovely early 1930s style wool/alpaca blend herringbone coat has got the distinctive deco styling of the era in it’s geometric shaped cuffs and pockets. With beautiful bakelite button and buckle details.


Movies I Watch Every October

Sadly, the month of October is nearing its end. Which is sad, but it is a time that I look forward to every year. I tend to spend of the month watching horror and sci-fi films that I have never watched. 76 more words


Stay Classy

Long time readers (and probably even short time readers) will have worked out that this is not a classy blog. However every so often we put on a shirt, leave the decaying ruin that is TLCB Towers, and sit in a real restaurant to eat something that actually came out of the ground. 94 more words


From Battleships to the Battle of the Sexes: Blue Days at Sea by H.V. Morton

Blue Days at Sea and other essays by H.V. Morton ~ 1932. This edition: Methuen, 1932. Hardcover. 207 pages.

My rating: 7.5/10… 823 more words


The Informer

The Informer was quite the talk of the town when it came out; director John Ford had been given a micro-budget for the production, and the film he turned out on that budget was one of the biggest contenders at the Academy Awards that year. 698 more words

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