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Past Imperfect - #172

Gary really did try to figure out what might have happened, but he failed to make the connection between his head wound and the gun in the hand of his sleeping companion. 22 more words


Marion Davies

Portrait of Marion Davies by Ruth Harriet Louise, 1920’s via


Marion Davies

Marion Davies, Show People, 1928


Aging in Place: a View-Laden Penthouse at 91 Central Park West Evokes a Colorful Past

Riding up in the elevator to 91 Central Park West’s Penthouse A, two things are likely to catch a visitor’s eye: The beautiful Art Deco scenes crafted of inlaid wood—one woman on horseback and another walking her hounds through nearby Central Park—and the fact that one of the panels is slightly marred, having lost a slender section. 462 more words

Women in Film Quote Series

“Somebody told me I should put a pebble in my mouth to cure my stuttering. Well, I tried it, and during a scene I swallowed the pebble.

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"Jungle Fever" by the Mills Brothers, plus Female Blackface, from the Civil War Film "Operator 13"

This video is from the 1934 Civil War film Operator 13, which features the Mills Brothers. As noted in Wikipedia, the Mills, from southwestern Ohio, were “an American jazz and pop vocal quartet of the 20th century who made more than 2,000 recordings that combined sold more than 50 million copies, and garnered at least three dozen gold records.” The Mills had phenomenal success in America and Europe, but sadly, are not well known today. 640 more words

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