The 1950s are famous for many cinematic trends and historic notables: a greater amount of films were slowing being shot in color to compete with television and widescreen began rearing its head for the same reason; the terrible blacklist that cut short or damaged the careers of many in Hollywood suspected of being communists; the short-lived but later revived 3-D fad was introduced; and, of course, who could forget all the science fiction movies. 765 more words
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A spaceship from a previously unknown planet lands in the Scottish moors, bringing an alien creature to earth near the observatory of Professor Elliot (Raymond Bond), just days before the planet will pass closest to the earth. 1,287 more words
As Christmas is approaching at an alarming rate, I thought that a festive-themed Object in Focus would be very appropriate.
I’ve always loved a Christmassy story to help set the mood for the celebrations, so I decided to have a quick search on our collections database to see whether we had any Christmas books at Standen. 465 more words
President John F Kennedy and Michael Collins.
Tue, 19 Nov 2013 08:26 CST
Cork genealogist believes there is a blood-link between President John F Kennedy and Michael Collins. 309 more words