Sunday, July 28, 2013

Maritime Monday for July 29th, 2013: Movie Guide Part III, Gobs, Gals, and Glee!

part one — part two Melody Cruise (RKO, 1933) In this musical romantic comedy, bandleader and comedian Phil Harris, then in his wavy-haired romantic lead period, plays a millionaire playboy...

July 28, 2013
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Sunday, July 21, 2013

Maritime Monday for July 22nd, 2013: Summer Movie Guide, Part II: Romance and Adventure on the High Seas!

A few titles that didn’t make last week’s list: Across the Pacific (Warner Brothers, 1942) Not long after the release of The Maltese Falcon, John Huston reunited with Bogart, Mary...

July 21, 2013
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Sunday, October 28, 2012

Maritime Monday for October 29th, 2012: What Shall We Do With A Drunken Sailor?

 –image source Gordon Grant (American, 1875-1962), “The Drunken Sailor”, c.1940 Although typically conceived as a song originating in British vessels, the evidence describing it in its earliest appearances come from...

October 28, 2012
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Sunday, April 15, 2012

Maritime Monday for April 16, 2012: Asleep in the Deep

Third-class tea cup china used by passengers and the crew, is shown as part of the artifacts collection at a warehouse in Atlanta, in this Aug 15, 2008 file photo....

April 15, 2012
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Sunday, December 25, 2011

Maritime Monday for December 26th, 2011: Captain’s Christmas

The Captain’s Christmas: Cartoon; MGM/United Features Syndicate. Originally Released on December 17, 1938 …The Captain is going to surprise the kids by dressing as Santa Claus, but the peg-legged pirate...

December 25, 2011
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Sunday, September 25, 2011

Maritime Monday Sept. 26, 2011

 it’s deadlicious™: Terreur – Ed. Bel Air. 1965 – via mudwerks Without science, we wouldn’t know that prehistoric creatures, like this short-necked plesiosaur at the Smithsonian’s Natural History Museum were...

September 25, 2011
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