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Little Mexico: Turney & Payne -- 1940

Looking southeast, toward Pegasus… (click for much larger image)

by Paula Bosse

Above, a photo taken in 1940 at the intersection of the unpaved Turney Avenue and Payne Street, in Little Mexico — … 537 more words

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Tilly Losch

Tilly Losch (1903-1975), born Ottilie Ethel Leopoldine Losch in Vienna, Austria into a Jewish family, she was a dancer, choreographer, actress and painter who lived and worked for most of her life in the United States and United Kingdom. 19 more words


Make Mine Music

Welcome Back! Make Mine Music is a Disney classic and the third package film. It is the 8th animated film from the Classic Animated Canon. It is the first American animated movie to be made after World War 2.   3,748 more words

The third man

Title: The third man

Film director: Carol Reed

Cinematographer: Robert Krasker

Year of release: 1949

Genre: Film-noir, Mystery, Thriller



Deputy political instructor V. Smirnov goes on patrol, 1942
Заместитель политрука В.П. Смирнов выходит в дозор. Август 1942


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Book Review: Greatest Generation

The Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw
My rating: 2 of 5 stars

Rating this, a collection of short narratives, almost bios, of people in WWII, is difficult because of one thing: its writer. 396 more words


Rebecca (1940), Friday Night Film Club.

Keeping a weekly film blog is something I have been wanting to do for a while, so I have started it off by watching the 1940 adaptation of Daphne du Maurier’s novel  3,197 more words