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February 23, 2015

I found an old hat box that used to belong to my grandmother.

Even though it is falling apart, I love the graphics.  I tried to photograph as much of it as I could before it totally falls apart. 32 more words

Photo A Day

World Championship Foot In Mouth Award

I am the World Champion at talking when I should have been listening.  More than thirty years ago, I had a dear friend in Nursing School who was valiantly struggling with morbidly obesity serious enough to interfere with ambulation and other life activities, not to mention the psychic and social pain she dealt with daily.   113 more words

Memoir

Women in Film Quote Series

“A painter paints, a musician plays, a writer writes – but a movie actor waits.” - Mary Astor

Acting

The 39 Steps: Madeleine Carroll as Pamela

“It’s not much of an exaggeration to say that all contemporary escapist entertainment begins with ‘The 39 Steps”’ – screenwriter Robert Towne (ChinaTown)

It’s a sentiment that Alfred Hitchcock, the film’s director, would surely have shared. 886 more words

Screen Goddess

White Zombie (1932)

*. This is a movie that for a long time failed to get the appreciation it deserved. Such neglect came about for a couple of reasons. 703 more words

1930s

The Madeleine Carroll Blogathon

A blogathon in honour of actress Madeleine Carroll is currently running, to mark what would have been her 99th birthday. I’ve posted a review of her little-known British film Fascination… 35 more words

Classic Movie