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Rough Sea at Palace Pier, Brighton, 11 July 1939

To: Madame Enid Lammens, 54 Marche aux Grain, Gand, Belgium

Brighton Beach, 1.45

My dearest all

How are you? I suppose getting excited, looking forward to your holidays. 83 more words

Rough Seas

August 25 in San Antonio history...

Installation of the flood gates in the Olmos creek dam north of the city was begun today, assuring San Antonio permanent protection from floods. 88 more words


Trill Hill, Part Two

A date to Trill Hill…see part 1 here

Out of the blue the gentleman who had picked her up from the train station and driven her to the youth convention phoned. 507 more words

The 1951 Rolling Review Show ... # 70

The 1951 Rolling Review Show … # 70

Welcome to the 1951 Rolling Review Show which twice weekly features pieces of music I have enjoyed at some time in my life. 405 more words

The 1951 Rolling Review Show

Trill Hill, Part One

This is a short story from our paternal grandparents about how they met…

It was September of 1939, and in a spurt of good will and benevolence he  volunteered to pick up someone from the train station in Mitchell, South Dakota, for a Christian youth convention he and some friends from Bonesteel, SD were attending. 526 more words

Dark Victory (1939)

Dark Victory, 1939, Warner Bros. Starring Bette Davis, George Brent. Co-starring Geraldine Fitzgerald, Humphrey Bogart. Directed by Edmund Goulding. B&W, 104 minutes.

Stubbornly confident and exasperatingly independent, socialite Judith Traherne is accustomed to doing what she wants, when she wants, with few cares. 472 more words

Classic Films

Midnight (1939, Mitchell Leisen)

Midnight is a rather smart film. Screenwriters Charles Brackett and Billy Wilder are able to do a whole bunch of plot twists–always through comedic means–because of how they’ve got the film structured. 659 more words