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Perils of an Appalachian Childhood

This is my Book Review for “Running On Red Dog Road”

by Drema Hall Berkheimer.

This is a true story of childhood memories of the author.   309 more words

Becoming A Better Christian

The Aftermath at Dunkirk as Seen by Hitler's Personal Photographer

On May 26, 1940, the boats came for the Allies at Dunkirk. Over the course of a little more than a week, more than 330,000… 366 more words

25 Iconic Pictures Of The German Blitzkrieg 1940

In early spring 1940 Nazi Germany launched their offensives which, after a few months would lead to the capture of most of western Europe. Beginning… 7 more words

20th Century

Best picture winner 13: Rebecca (1940)

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock (nominated)
Written by: Robert E Sherwood and Joan Harrison (nominated)
Starring: Laurence Olivier (nominated), Joan Fontaine (nominated), George Sanders, Judith Anderson (nominated) 721 more words


The Great Dictator: Charlie Chaplin's Profound Call to Sanity

One of the biggest blind-spots I have when it comes to American cinema is certainly Silent Films. I really hadn’t seen any Silent Films before the beginning of this year, when I started to check some of them out as part of my quest to see 366 movies I’ve never seen before in this year, mainly because they tend to be pretty quick. 2,128 more words

Reel Talk

Stanton and Hickling Schools, as told by Doug Cormack

In response to last week’s post, former Alix resident Doug Cormack got in touch with us and shared a memory from his time at school. 165 more words

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