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The Dynamic General Duo

Whenever I buy a bunch of photos, I sort them in keepers and those I will sell. One thing I look for are photos of generals; knowledge of German uniforms has made me pretty adept at spotting collar tabs and other telltale insignia. 1,010 more words

Early War

Watching 1939: Bad Lands (1939)

In 2011, I announced I was trying to see every film released in 1939. This new series chronicles films released in 1939 as I watch them.  466 more words

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RETRO REVIEW - 'Gone with the Wind'

Review by J.T. Johnson

ORIGINAL RELEASE DATE: December 15, 1939
DIRECTOR: Victor Fleming
CINEMATOGRAPHY: Ernest Haller
WRITER: Sidney Howard
MUSIC: Max Steiner

“Gone with the Wind” is a film that is often regarded as one fo the best films of all time. 916 more words

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Patricia Viterbo swimming

Patricia Viterbo (1939 – 1966): drowned in the Seine River, Paris, while filming Judoka – Secret Agent.

French

Christiane Schmidtmer 1939 – 2003

Christiane Schmidtmer (1939 – 2003): German pin-up model and actress, on screen 1961 – 2001.

German

Never Sock a Baby

Director: Dave Fleischer
Release Date: November 3, 1939
Stars: Popeye, Swee’Pea
Rating:  ★★★★½
Review:

This cartoon opens with Popeye softly spanking Swee’Pea, and sending him to bed without supper. 197 more words

Black And White Films

Watching 1939: Code of the Secret Service (1939)

In 2011, I announced I was trying to see every film released in 1939. This new series chronicles films released in 1939 as I watch them.  651 more words

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