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The Dumbest Western Ever Made

The following is an article from Uncle John’s Legendary Lost Bathroom Reader. There are plenty of worthless Westerns. But few can match this combination of two -count ‘em- hilariously lousy films in one. Director Bill “One-Shot” Beaudine managed to capture the worst elements of both dumb Westerns and cheesy monster movies and roll them into a [...]

If the Titanic Didn’t Sink, This Female Pilot Would Be a Lot More Famous

You know Amelia Earhart, but you’ve probably never heard of Harriet Quimby. It’s quite likely that she inspired Earhart, who didn’t start flying until a decade after Quimby. And while Amelia was famous for being the first solo female pilot to cross the Atlantic in 1932, Quimby was the first woman pilot to fly solo over [...]

Rescued from an Eagle’s Nest

This picture and others from the same sequence are everywhere on the internet today, but rarely is there any source or context attached. These are stills from the movie Rescued from an Eagle’s Nest. (YouTube link) Rescued from an Eagle’s Nest {wiki} is a 1908 film by D.W.Griffith. It featured cutting-edge special effects that were frightening [...]

7 Historic Hollywood Landmarks

Whether it’s Grauman’s Chinese Theater or that iconic nine letter sign, Hollywood is rife with historical landmarks. Here are seven that had a small part in making Hollywood the movie capital of the world. 1. Knickerbocker Hotel Built in 1925, the Knickerbocker is one of the oldest hotels in Hollywood, and has a storied history unlike any [...]