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1940's Weekend Sheringham Norfolk UK

In September Sheringham in Norfolk UK returns to the 1940s.

The  North Norfolk Railway, runs the steam trains, and old fashioned buses run from Sheringham to Holt and Weybourne providing visitors with a real sense of history, People of all ages dress up in 1940’s clothing . 45 more words


Universal Monsters: The Mummy's Hand (1940)

The Mummy’s Hand (1940) is not a sequel to Universal’s 1932 hit, The Mummy; instead, it’s a variation of the tale that introduces some of the stereotypes about the monster that we’ve come to know and love today. 498 more words


Review: Before I Hang (1940)

Written by Robert Hardy Andrews, Karl Brown
Directed by Nick Grind
Starring Boris Karloff, Evelyn Keyes, Bruce Bennett, Edward Van Sloan
US Release Sept. 17, 1940… 793 more words


The Night Watch - Sarah Waters

Title: The Night Watch
Author: Sarah Waters
Publisher: Riverhead Books
Date of Publication: 27 September 2006
Number of Pages: 560


Summary: Moving back through the 1940s, through air raids, blacked out streets, illicit liaisons, sexual adventure, to end with its beginning in 1941,  203 more words

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Construction in NYC

An image of the United Nations building in New York under construction in 1949. The building was completed in 1952.

The Empire State Building is in the background. 28 more words