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Exhibitors' Takes on Salome, Where She Danced

Believe it or not, Salome, Where she Danced, a pure cult film today on account of its crazy plot, ludicrous characters, and (except for David Bruce) scenery-chewing acting, all incongruously wrapped in Walter Wanger’s first-rate production values, was exactly the right product for the public’s celebratory mood at war’s end. 340 more words


Rev. Arts HN: A Thousand Wrong Words

“V-J Day In Times Square” photographed by Alfred Eisenstaedt. August 14th, 1945

Some say that “a picture can speak a thousand words,” but what if they’re the wrong words? 535 more words




A PICTURE, WHEN IT TRULY COMMUNICATES, isn’t worth a thousand words. The comforting cliché notwithstanding, a great picture goes beyond words, making its emotional and intellectual connection at a speed that no poet can compete with. 456 more words

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Victims of the Hands of Fate

The internet seems a little confused about V-J Day. Some articles state that it is on 15th August and some say 2nd September. DaysoftheYear.com says that Japan surrendered on 15th August which effectively marked the end of World War II but that the official ceremony didn’t happen until 2 weeks later on 2nd September which is when President Truman marked that day as V-J Day. 310 more words


The Tyranny of Peer Pressure

Good morning. It is Monday . . . no wait! Tuesday! September 2, 2014. It’s a four-day work week!

Today is V-J Day, the day that marks the official end of WWII. 1,329 more words


V-J Day And The Giant Smooch

 V-J Day! August 14, 1945, President Harry S Truman announced Japan had surrendered, and the war was over; insurmountable joy bursting forth in that moment, one such expression caught forever in time by photographer, Alfred Eisenstaedt. 104 more words

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