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Week of August 19th, 1916

One hundred years ago this week, Grace Kingsley scored an interview with Charlie Chaplin on the set of his new film, The Count. She rarely wrote up stand-alone interviews; instead she would incorporate them in her regular news column. 1,075 more words

Nov 1926 - Changes at United Artists

The death of Rudolph Valentino has disarranged the production schedule of the United Artists, making it necessary for Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks to abandon their contemplated Oriental Tour. 9 more words

Past Imperfect - #335

Douglas: “Well, here we go again.”

Mary: “Now, Dougie, let’s not be grumpy. You know we have to deal with the press, it’s just what we do as Hollywood Royalty.” 332 more words

Humor

Lincoln's Cinemas in 1916

‘If you want to ENJOY yourself come to the CENTRAL and be HAPPY.’

Cinema was a popular way to escape temporarily the horrors of the First World War. 1,749 more words

Somme

Making Herstory: Tides of Change at the Turning of the Century

I have a special place in my heart for the Edwardian era. There is something quite endearing about the time, from the absorbing history and elaborate dresses to the sentimental stories in literature and art nouveau architecture (even if one may sniff at the overkill). 592 more words

Feminism

Alpha Omega M.D. - Episode #254

Alpha Omega M.D. – Episode #254

…“Too many cooks spoil the broth,” Judith recounts trouble brewing in the eastern Pacific Ocean…

“If I am following this correctly, there is a worldwide alert and yet the world isn’t in on it.” 375 more words

Historical Fiction