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Broadway Bill and Riding High (Frank Capra, 1934 and 1950)

I’m still on the blogathon trail! This is my contribution to the Animals in Film Blogathon, which is being hosted by Crystal of In the Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood. 1,283 more words

Classic Movie

backtrack; The lady vanishes (1938)

A childhood favourite that still delivers. Well-rounded characters and an intriguing suspense story with several witty surprises and twists – no more, no less!

Hitchcock at his jolliest. 7 more words

Always with us: Colorado River floods

It’s flood time again.

Central Texas endured two big ones last year on Memorial Day and All Saints Day. Just last week, many of Austin’s streams, including Barton Creek, turned into raging torrents… 104 more words


The Golden Gate Bridge at 79

The Golden Gate Bridge at 79

On this day in 1937, the Golden Gate Bridge opened spanning the three-mile channel between San Francisco Bay and the Pacific Ocean and connecting Marin County to San Francisco. 247 more words


"Robert Taylor Tells His Greatest Love Story": True Story, May 1937

True Story is one of my favorite old mags to collect. While the truth of the stories is, in reality, questionable, these issues are a lot of fun to read, full of wild tales, interesting vintage ads and even some classic Hollywood features. 864 more words