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A few more marks

Over the last month or so I’ve run across a few marks I missed or dismissed during the big survey.

1920 – F & R Farrer… 143 more words


Bicycles and Blackberries By Sheila Newberry

The East End, 1939.

When war comes to London, the bright and irrepressible Georgia Smith is torn from her tight-knit family and packed off as an evacuee. 177 more words

100th Post: Plain, Simple Tom reviews . . . "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington" (1939)

Celebrating my 100th blog post, I’ve decided to review one of my favourite films, one that I always place in my Top Ten list. Who knows, maybe every 50th post or so, I’ll review another of my favourites? 705 more words


Nineteen Thirty-Nine

Let me tell you a story. A tale of a day seventy-seven years ago. It’s not exactly a true story – not everything happened just the way I tell it here. 2,521 more words


Hilding Rosenberg: Symphony no. 3 'The Four Ages of Man'

performed by the Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra under Herbert Blomstedt

One creates out of what has been before, out of the experiences of others, as well as those of oneself, out of everything one knows, has read, or been acquainted with…

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