Monthly Archives: December 2011

The Siege of Fort Anthony Part II

And now the continuation of the dramatic story of The Siege of Fort Anthony. You may read Part I of the story here. Bright and early at 7:30 in the morning of Saturday, February 8th, 1964 an ominous procession of … Continue reading

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Rotogravure Sunday

Rotogravure Sunday is back! In the 1920′s Touring Topics published a monthy Rotogravure section featuring great photography and art from great photographers and artists of California and the West. The dreamlike quality of the pictures captures, in my opinion, the … Continue reading

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The Siege of Fort Anthony Part I

It looked as if all of Hollywood was turning out for the occasion just as Jack L. Warner had predicted. “Beyond question,” the venerable studio head had declared to the press, “it will be the largest turnout of stars and … Continue reading

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