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Pre-50s Westerns DVD News #223: Knights Of The Range (1940).

Directed by Lesley Selander
Starring Russell Hayden, Victor Jory, Jean Parker

1940 is typically outside the rough confines of this blog (have you noticed how “squishy” the Fifties thing has become lately?), but being that it’s from one of our collective favorites, Lesley Selander, I figured it was worth pointing out. 30 more words

DVD Reviews, Releases, TV, Etc.

Betty Zane, Heroine of #Wheeling, West Virginia

A True Story of a #West Virginia Heroine

During the #American Revolution, Wheeling, West Virginia, was a small garrison on the edge of the frontier.  It was called Fort Henry, named after Gov. 493 more words

The #American Revolution

Authors that Influence and Inspire Me, Part I: Zane Grey

It had to be Zane Grey first. With his sweeping, pages-long descriptions of landscape, deep, moving soliloquies, and sweet romances, it had to be Zane Grey first. 277 more words

Learning Experiences

To the Last Man

Source: http://arizonaslittlehollywood.blogspot.com/2011_02_01_archive.html

My grandmother left a handwritten document recording everything she knew about the family. When my father had it typed, it ran to 12 pages, single-spaced. 447 more words

Book Reviews

Fun and Sun

Sorry I missed you yesterday! I am recovering from a very brief vacation off the west coast of California, on Santa Catalina Island, about 25 miles west of Los Angeles. 859 more words

The Vanishing American (1925)

Directed by George B. Seitz
Written by Ethel Doherty

I will admit to being a bit worried that I loved the first three films in this… 779 more words


Reading Helps You Write

It’s important to read if you want to be a good writer. It keeps words flowing in your mind, plus you pick up different ways of handling words you wouldn’t have thought of yourself. 126 more words