Monthly Archives: December 2011

Whisky Galore… Well, would you ever believe it!… The ‘SS. Politician’ sank off the Scottish Island of Eriskay in 1941, and eight years on the Ealing movie romanced the story of how the islanders seconded some of its 24.000 cases of Scotland’s finest … Continue reading

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Interesting People From The Past…

Walter R. Hammond. Played for Gloucestershire as an amateur cricketer in 1920, and when he turned professional in 1923 scored over a thousand runs in his first season for that county. Afterwards, he played for England against Australia, New Zealand, South … Continue reading

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Interesting Movies From The Past…

Isle of the Dead… 1945 Vorvolaka… This nightmare vampire was very much on the minds of the people in the time when Greece fought her war of 1912…A classy screenplay from RKO which features Boris Karloff, Ellen Drew, Marc Cramer, Katherine … Continue reading

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