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Museum Project

As a class assignment I was given a “budget” of $30,000 to buy early 20th century art pieces for the “museum” I work at. Given the choice of photographers, I chose Jacques Henri Lartigue. 185 more words


Double Indemnity (1944).

Movie about an insurance salesman, Walter, who gets involved in the maschinations of the beautiful sultry Phyllis, when she wants to murder her husband. 124 more words



So excited to be part of the Classic Symbiotic Collaborations Blogathon hosted by CineMaven! This series of blogs focuses on the relationship between directors and their onscreen stars.  39 more words


Holocaust documents trove unearthed in Budapest apartment

More than 6,000 historically valuable documents, long thought destroyed during the war, found hidden in wall cavity by couple renovating apartment…

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Second World War

Happy birthday, Gene Tierney

Watch Gene Tierney star in her most famous role, as the titular character in Otto Preminger’s 1944 Film Noir, Laura, alongside Vincent Price, Clifton Webb and Dana Andrews. 17 more words


Laura (1944, Otto Preminger)

Laura is a film with multiple twists and a brilliant screenplay by Jay Dratler, Samuel Hoffenstein and Elizabeth Reinhardt but none of it would work without Preminger’s direction of his cast. 552 more words