Monthly Archives: June 2012

Interesting People From The Past…

This rare picture of stage and screen actress Enid Stamp Taylor comes from her daughter Robin Anne’s own private collection. It shows a more unguarded Enid relaxing in the spring sunshine of 1935 in the back garden of her home … Continue reading

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Salvation In The Park…

Despite the downpours of rain we have had lately, this bold group of Salvation Army musicians brought a much needed ray of sunshine to the Grove Gardens in Bedfordshire UK recently. Founded in East London By William Booth in 1865, … Continue reading

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Interesting People From The Past…

‘Rex and Biz’ Actress Enid Stamp Taylor… And friends! Enid and two cherished companions on holiday at Portmeirion North Wales in the August of 1937. I thought it would be nice to open-up this wet June with a bright and breezy summer shot … Continue reading

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Interesting Buildings From The Past…

The Dramatic Stairway of St. Pancras Railway Station in North London. Robert Morey’s camera is deep and dark with this period evoking stairway shot inside the famous North London Victorian Railway Station of St. Pancras. Built in 1868 as The Midland Grand … Continue reading

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Interesting Movies From The Past…

POOL OF LONDON – 1950  A wonderfully evocative film drama of London and The London Docklands in 1950. Shot almost entirely with locations on The Thames and around Central London- it’s a look into a times past world! There are so many dramatic and … Continue reading

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Bedfordshire UK Classic Car Rally…

Owned by William and Rosemary Doyle, this Ford Popular is sixty years old and is still in regular use. Its name is Bumpy Herby, and when new cost 275 English pounds plus purchase tax, that made a grand total to … Continue reading

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Interesting Movies From The Past…

Smokescreen 1964 A very tight absorbing little screenplay from British second feature movie maker Butcher Films, set in and around Brighton, Sussex, England. It features Peter Vaughan and John Carson as two Insurance men on the trail of a very clever deception… also includes … Continue reading

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Actress Enid Stamp Taylor…

Enid Stamp Taylor was born on Sunday the 12th of June 1904 in the agreeable, late Victorian, seaside town of Whitley Bay in the North East corner of England. She was the only daughter of Army Major George Stamp Taylor … Continue reading

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Interesting Movies From The Past…

WHISKY GALORE… It was in the summer of 1948 when the Ealing crew arrived on the beautiful Island of Barra in the Western Isles of Scotland. Michael Balcon, head of Ealing Studios had not been happy about the production, saying as … Continue reading

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