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Anastasia (1956) - Cinderella Meets Pygmalion Meets Russian History

Other than the basic premise of the movie – that Yul Brynner is trying to pass Ingrid Bergman off as the missing Princess Anastasia of Russian – I knew very little about  1,274 more words


Tulse Hill one-way system

Following a campaign by local residents with Labour’s Assembly Member Val Shawcross, local councillors Anna Birley, Max Deckers-Dowber & Fred Cowell and former councillor Ann Kingsbury,  Transport for London (TfL)  has agreed to remove the one-way traffic system (gyratory) on the south circular road near Tulse Hill station. 172 more words

Lambeth Council

The Telephone Conversation.

Scene one

In the scene, some loud music, two women stood dancing, they swayed their bodies in rhythm to the music, they had drinks in their hands, Mike  made his way to the middle of the well furnished sitting room, there was an award on the table, it read BEST PLAYER, WORLD. 505 more words

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Nyack Sketch Log: Flash Sketch Mob 2015

by Bill Batson

On June 16, 2012, over 100 artists flocked to Nyack to join the Flash Sketch Mob. Situated every 12 paces along both sides of Broadway from Cedar Hill to 2nd Avenue, two hundred hands worked in concert to create a composite landscape portrait of the village. 750 more words

It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad Movie Challenge...... Skyscraper Souls (1932)

“Have you ever been to Speakeasy?”

So says Norman Foster to Maureen O’Sullivan in this orgy of sex and wall street scheming from the pre-code era of early 1930’s Hollywood. 905 more words

Boris Karloff

31 Days of Oscar Blogathon 2015: Helen Hayes as Ada Quonsett, Airport's best performance

Helen Hayes as Ada Quonsett in Airport

I didn’t know what to expect, but when I saw it for the first time,  Airport became one of my favourite movies of the 70’s.

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Nyack Sketch Log: Helen Hayes MacArthur

by Bill Batson

Legend has it that when Helen Hayes MacArthur first saw this fine example of Italianate architecture on North Broadway, her husband, playwright… 1,033 more words