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Flashback Friday -Jack the Ripper

Mike and I have been playing a new game, Letters From Whitechapel, lately. The base concept is that one player is Jack the Ripper, committing his murders and attempting to escape the police. 72 more words

"Edith Head & Co." exhibit at The Decorative Arts Center of Ohio

I have always associated Edith Head with the glamorous fashions of 1940s Hollywood. Her career, however, began much earlier than this.  In the late 1920s she began work at Paramount Studios.  249 more words

General Information

TO CATCH A THIEF (1955): "I bet you told her all your trees were Sequoias."

TO CATCH A THIEF (1955) – Paramount – ★★★★

Color – 106 minutes – 1.85:1 aspect ratio

Directed by Alfred Hitchcock

Principal cast:  Cary Grant  1,759 more words

Alfred Hitchcock

Vintage Vogue 1560

Oh. Boy. Guys. This latest project was a little overly ambitious and almost made me quit sewing altogether. Let’s delve, shall we?

A few years ago, I was making a vintage pattern purchase on Etsy and I saw that the seller had this gem. 1,181 more words

I Married a Witch (1942)

Long before Elizabeth Montgomery made witches attractive, Veronica Lake made them downright sexy in this hilarious comedy from director Rene Clair that stars a befuddled Frederic March who gets tangled up with our broom riding Lake and her rascal of a warlock father, Cecil Kellaway. 658 more words

Daily Take

The Fear of God

Dad used his half bi-focal glasses to see us and drive and work, and the bottom bi-focal part to read the newspaper and work papers. 492 more words