Raquel Torres

Vintage 1930s beauty Raquel Torres. Love the retro waves and statement eyes.

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Vintage Glamour

Throwback Trailer: Duck Soup (1933)

Rufus T. Firefly is named president/dictator of bankrupt Freedonia and declares war on neighboring Sylvania over the love of wealthy Mrs. Teasdale.

Throwback Trailer

Duck Soup (1933)

The Marx Brothers made only thirteen films as a team. Most of their fans agree that the first five they made at Paramount are the best. 1,032 more words

Studio Era

Duck Soup

PLOT (spoiler alert!!!):

The wealthy Mrs. Teasdale (Margaret Dumont) insists that Rufus T. Firefly (Groucho Marx) be appointed leader of the small, bankrupt country of Freedonia before she will continue to provide much-needed financial backing. 924 more words

Movie Reviews

The Sunday Intertitle: That Great Ray

Not “that great ray that first brought life into the universe,” the one spoken of so fervidly by Colin Clive in FRANKENSTEIN, but a fish. THE SEA BAT does feature Boris Karloff, though, in a pre-monster role, and I’m impressed at seeing the word “specie” in an MGM movie from 1930. 179 more words


Candlelight Christmas at Morgan Manning House

December 7 & 8
Friday: 10:00 – 9:00
Saturday: 10:00 – 5:00
Candlelight Christmas at Morgan Manning House

151 Main Street
Brockport, NY 14420

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Rochester Artisans

Duck Soup (1933)

I danced before Napoleon. No, Napoleon danced before me. As a matter of fact, he danced 200 years before me.

— Rufus T. Firefly

Back in Houston for a couple of days, I was surprised that the movies that I have DVRed months prior are still there.

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