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The Legacy of Irving Thalberg

We wanted to convey another story from Film History which we feel is important. It has to do with a man you’ve probably never heard of, yet who left an indelible imprint on the entire film industry. 4,335 more words

Movies

June 23

June 23, 1938 – Walt Disney Receives Honorary Degree from Harvard

“I am greatly honored to know that the Governing Board of Harvard University have voted to confer upon me the honorary degree of Master of Fine Arts on Commencement Day, June 23rd.” 73 more words

New life for a 1939 Austin gem of an apartment building

Reader Elayne Lansford invited us to an unusual party, which turned into a time machine to the a personal past.

“It is about an old building at 1105 Nueces St., built in 1939, one of many examples of little apartment buildings in that time, offering ‘modern’ places for people to live rather than boarding houses,” Lansford wrote us. 365 more words

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New life for a 1939 Austin gem of an apartment building

Reader Elayne Lansford invited us to an unusual party, which turned into a personal time machine.

“It is about an old building at 1105 Nueces St., built in 1939, one of many examples of little apartment buildings in that time, offering ‘modern’ places for people to live rather than boarding houses,” Lansford wrote us. 373 more words

News

The Shadow Magazine, August 1st 1933

This week we have another issue of The Shadow, this time from August 1933. I hope you all enjoy it! <3

You can read this issue online or download it here!

History

You Can't Take It With You 1938

I first watched this movie in the 90’s and I still watch it from time to time. Jimmy Stewart and Jean Arthur had great chemistry on screen. 522 more words

Actors

The Last Traces of Vickery Park Are Now Definitely Gone

The last vestige of a one-time summer destination… (click for larger image)

by Paula Bosse

Driving along Greenville Avenue this morning, I noticed a pile of rubble where Vickery Park once stood (just south of Walnut Hill, across from Presbyterian Hospital). 613 more words

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