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Review of "It's Me Billy - Balck Christmas Revisited

Review of "It's Me Billy - Balck Christmas Revisited

https://wordpress.mantaraypictures.com/2023/04/12/its-me-billy-black-christmas-revisited-review/

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Anthony Slide on Cinema Greats + Eclectic Topics

Anthony Slide on Cinema Greats + Eclectic Topics

Anthony Slide on Cinema Greats + Eclectic Topics Film historian Anthony Slide discusses his new anthology book The Truth at Twenty-Four Frames per Second and the people he met along the way and much, much more. https://www.altfg.com/film/anthony-slide-film-historian/ 1. Film historian Anthony Slide discusses his new anthology book The Truth at Twenty-Four Frames per Second and the people he met along the way 1.1. From iconic film pioneer Lillian Gish to ‘Mama’s Boys’ 2. Author Anthony Slide q&a: The Truth at Twenty-Four Frames per Second 2.1. Discovering cinema’s past 2.2. Avoiding the traps of historical research 2.3. How factual are oral celebrity histories? 2.4. Favorite interview subjects 2.5. Unnamed least favorites...

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BearManor Q & A with the author of "Popeye the Sailor and the 1960s TV Cartoons"

BearManor Q & A  with the author of  "Popeye the Sailor and the 1960s TV Cartoons"

    Q: With over 500 Popeye cartoons produced why did you write a book on this particular series of 220 from 1960-62?A: This series of cartoons has been maligned over the years by critics.  In some episodes rightly so but certainly not the entire bunch.  King Features Syndicate, Popeye’s copyright owner, wanted these films produced quickly. This was done to cash in on the popularity the sailor’s theatrical films were having on Television. Q: Why are some cartoons in this series better than others?A: It mainly had to do with the experience people had working with limited animation. For example, the...

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Q & A > Peggy's Puzzles - Volume One with Author and Illustrator Peggy Adler

Q & A  > Peggy's Puzzles - Volume One    with Author and Illustrator Peggy Adler

 Peggy Puzzles - Volume OneBearManor Media Q & Awith Author/Illustrator Peggy Adler Q.  How did you come to write your first puzzle book?A.  My Dad, Irving Adler, was a teacher, and then a prolific author of books on science and mathematics, who loved recreational math. And so I grew up surrounded by (and loving) all sorts of mathematical games & puzzles. In the mid-1950s, Dad decided he wanted to write a book based upon “Sam Loyds Cyclopedia of 5000  Puzzles” and after a prolonged, diligent search for the book, which was published in 1914, he found one that was...

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Hot Off The Press: "Peggy's Puzzles - Volume One" > Featuring Old Time Radio Programs, Movies & TV

Hot Off The Press: "Peggy's Puzzles - Volume One" > Featuring Old Time Radio Programs, Movies & TV

Hot off the press from the author ofPallenberg Wonder Bears - From the BeginningPeggy’s Puzzles – Volume One Written and Illustratedby Peggy Adler    Peggy’s Puzzle - Volume One is divided into four distinct parts. Part One, is comprised of revised puzzles originally created for the Adler Book of Puzzles and Riddles, which the New York Times called, “A great wit-sharpener for the whole family”.  Today, the puzzles and their illustrations remain the same. Only the names of the characters that populate the puzzles have been changed to reflect Adler’s love of Old Time Radio, Movies and TV. Part Two of the...

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