Monthly Archives: January 2012

cover art

Henri Langlois with chronophotographic rifle. 1968.

cute couple alert

Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy on the set of Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner. Stanley Kramer. 1967.

party in the u.s.a!

Legends gather at a Hollywood Party. 1925.

Personal note: Now is probably a good time to mention that I’m now a regular contributor at the great If Charlie Parker Was a Gunslinger,
There’d Be a Whole Lot of Dead Copycats
. Seeing as how this site is little more than a shameless rip off of that one, it should be a good fit. Please enjoy.

on your sleeve

Orgasm Addict. Buzzcocks. 1977.

the servant

Dirk Bogarde and James Fox. The Servant. Losey. 1963.



record labels

Unknown Pleasures. Joy Division. 1979.


Eastwood. 1992.

way back

Thomas R Lombard—at left—the first man to see commercial opportunity in the motion picture machine he had discovered in Edison’s laboratory —Pictured here in the office of the World’s Fair exhibit of the Edison phonograph in 1893, awaiting the Kinetoscopes which never arrived.

two english girls

Kika Markham, Stacey Tendeter and Jean-Pierre LĂ©aud in Les deux anglaises et le continent. Truffaut. 1971.