This is the very first film adaptation ever of Alice in Wonderland, filmed in 1903, just 37 years after the publication of Lewis Carroll's novel and only 8 years after the invention of the motion picture.
The film was directed by Percy Stow and Cecil Hapworth and stars May Clark as Alice. The movie is silent and was filmed in black and white, but tinted in color. The original print was severely damaged over time and only 8 of the original 12 minutes… Continue
Superman's legendary friend, colleague and (maybe) lover could be naive, tough or anything. First and foremost, she was oh, so romantic...
But she was also a star of hyper-cynical comic books series, full of black humor and all things that would not fit into your politically correct closet - and could not fit even half a century ago. Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane,… Continue
I know you guys like pictures, and there's nothing better than some really geeky artists that work in brass and streamline aluminum.
Here is a huge gallery with some of my favorite dieselpunk and steampunk case mods. If you click on an image, you'll not only get details on who made it, but in most cases, you'll also get step-by-step instructions on how the artist created the mod so you can make your own at home.…
Welcome to Two Fisted Tuesdays, Dieselpunks' weekly beat on the mean streets.
We're listening to The Adventures of Philip Marlowe until we either run out of ammo or until poor Philip lays down for the big sleep.
Starring Gerald Mohr and starting with the famous lines, "Get this and get it straight! Crime is a sucker's road and those who travel it wind up in the gutter, the prison or the grave. There's no other way, but they never learn." The…Continue
Added by Tome Wilson on February 23, 2010 at 12:00pm —
Before my hard drive crashes and burns, I have a few photos stored that I'd like to share with the group. If you have any similar galleries on your computer, start uploading them to the PHOTOS gallery. We'd love to see them!
In honor of Larry's earlier blog about nosecone art, here are some great examples of the artwork that kept our boys flying overseas.
Hélène Dutrieu was born on 10 July 1877 in Tournai, Belgium, the daughter of a Belgian Army officer. She left school at the age of 14 to earn a living. Dutrieu became a professional track cyclist racing for the Simpson Lever Chain team. In 1895 she gained the women's world record for distance cycled in one hour. In 1897 and 1898 she won the women's speed track cycling world championship in Ostend, Belgium, and earned the nickname "La Flèche Humaine"…
I can easily imagine the boys of my father's generation exchanging cards and discussing the virtues of Allied airplanes and warships while their fathers and elder brothers are fighting the Axis. The back of each card is businesslike and hardly interesting.… Continue