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Through the Fears - 1941

By the beginning of 1941, the United States had still not entered World War II, but had begun to put economic pressure on Japan. After Japan invaded French Indochina the year before, the US halted shipments of airplanes, parts, tools and airline fuel to the Japanese, though they continued to export oil. 1,244 more words

The Lion, the Lamb, the Man (1914)

This short film stars Lon Chaney early in his career, and even shows of a little of his talents with makeup, for which he would later become famous. 782 more words


Vampire, London After Midnight by Screamin': Build report 5

It’s been a weird time of late – trying to get my head around editing a 710-page autobiography (now I know how GRR Martin’s editor must feel like every time the man delivers a manuscript), then looking after a poorly cat who passed away yesterday in my arms at the grand old age of 18. 394 more words

Who really wrote "One Million B.C."?

The first time I saw ONE MILLION B.C. (1940) was in the late 1950s on KSBW-TV in Salinas, California.  Thought it was pretty cool, even though the station always was kind of fuzzy.  371 more words

Week of September 1st, 1917

One hundred years ago this week, Grace Kingsley reported on impressive plans to bring entertainment to the troops. “The Young Men’s Christian Association in the United States has made provision for the presentation of 8,000,000 feet of film per week. 773 more words

Competition: Win tickets for The Phantom of the Opera at the Coliseum

Competition time! I hope you’re feeling lucky, because I have a very special prize to give away. You may remember reading on these pages about a screening of silent classic… 167 more words

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