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Barbara Worth by Joseph Najera

One motion picture that my father talked about was called “The Winning of Barbara Worth.” It was originally a novel, by Harold Bell Wright. He lived in the Imperial Valley and wrote this story about the valley’s origins. 228 more words

Family History


Starring Robert Downey, Jr., Chaplin offers a fine biography of the creative genius cum movie pioneer who created the Tramp. Starting with Chaplin’s debut at the age of about 4 when he wowed a London music hall audience and continuing till he was an 80 year old married to a child bride, Chaplin acquaints viewers with a view behind the Little Tramp. 224 more words


This Day in Movie History: 'Masters of the Universe' Was Released In Theaters In 1987

‘Masters of the Universe’ was released in theaters on August 7th, 1987. The film was produced by Yoram Globus and Menahem Golan, based on the Mattel toyline of the same name. 87 more words


History of Film 1827 - 1905

17th Century

Use of Magic Lanterns


First still photograph taken, using a glass plate technique Claude Niepce’s photograph the View from a Window at Le Gras took nearly eight hours to expose. 1,788 more words

Gone With The Wind Vs. King Kong Movie Posters

If you put Rhett Butler in a ring with King Kong, who would come away as the victor? My money’s on Kong, who knows what trickery he can come up with inside that suit! 24 more words

Boxing Match

Movies by State: Introduction

The dog days of summer are upon us.  This means that fewer summer “blockbusters” are coming out and it’s a long time before award season (and an even longer time before Game of Thrones is back).   230 more words


Coming Soon: Cinema Symbolism 2

“Who’s the leader of the club that made for you and me?” Coming soon: Cinema Symbolism 2: More Esoteric Imagery in Popular Movies. Stay up-to-date with all things… 19 more words

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