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The Shop Around the Corner (1940)

It is the most wonderful time of the year! Holiday films are popping up on all of the movie channels. It is a great time to watch some classic Christmas stories while spending time with family. 639 more words


General Respect

General der Infanterie Viktor von Schwedeler, commander of the IV. Armeekorps, honoring Prussian soldiers killed in the Battle of Waterloo (1815) at the monument at La Belle Alliance, Belgium, June 1940. 216 more words

Early War

Raquel Welch, born 1940

Born Raquel Tejada, Chicago, September 5th, 1940, Bolivian father, American mother. Grew up in La Jolla, California. Homecoming queen, winner of local beauty contests.


Through the decades

Do you ever get the feeling you were born slightly at the wrong time?

Each decade throughout history is made up of it’s own unique characteristics. 25 more words


Barbara Lass, 1940 - 1995

Barbara Lass (1940–1995): Polish actress, born Barbara Kwiatkowska; films include Eve Wants to Sleep (Poland 1958), When Angels Fall (dir. Roman Polanski, Poland 1959), Werewolf in a Girls’ Dormitory (aka Lycanthropus, Italy 1961).