Category Archives: 1920

Black Mask, Weird Tales, Amazing Stories and Spicy Stories on the Internet!

Imagine my surprise to discover that Archive.org has added a large collection of pulp magazines such as this August 1920 issue of Black Mask, the legendary mystery magazine that published so many hardboiled writers, including Dashiell Hammett, Raymond Chandler, Cornell … Continue reading

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Mason Opera House

This program from the Mason Opera House for a 1920 performance of “The Mikado” has been listed on EBay, with bids starting at $5.50. The Mason was one of the leading theaters on Broadway. It was demolished in the 1950s … Continue reading

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Mary Mallory / Hollywood Heights — Film Truth Tells It Like It Is

Note: Due to a technical problem, this post was published without the final paragraphs. These have been added. The movie-going public has always craved learning fascinating tidbits about their favorite movies and motion picture stars. Any fact, however obscure or … Continue reading

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Witzel Photo – Found on EBay

A glass slide for the apparently missing film “Neptune’s Bride” has been listed on EBay. Notice the use of a Witzel photo of Pluvia. The slide is listed as “Buy It Now” for $74.99. July 25, 1920: Pluvia in “Neptune’s … Continue reading

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LAPD End of Watch, June 15, 1920

Dec. 23, 1915: LAPD motorcycle officers take delivery of 37 new Indian motorcycles, capable of 75 mph. The daily NewsWatch of the Los Angeles Police Protective League always honors the anniversaries of LAPD officers killed in the line of duty. … Continue reading

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