Category Archives: 1932

Movieland Mystery Photo ( Updated + + + + )

The world turns while the RKO Pathe rooster stands still. Go figure. This is “Panama Flo,” with Helen Twelvetrees, Robert Armstrong and Charles Bickford. The movie opened Jan. 19, 1932, in New York. The New York Times said: “The story … Continue reading

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The Death of Ted Healy — Part 4

Jan 28, 1932: Betty Braun Healy sues Mary Brown Warburton for alienation of affection, via the Milwaukee Journal. The most interesting person in the whole Ted Healy drama is his first wife, Betty Braun, his former vaudeville partner. Everyone else … Continue reading

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Found on EBay – ‘Los Angeles in Blockprint’

Here’s a stunning discovery. You may recall the saga of Everett Ruess, the young vagabond artist, photographer and poet who vanished in 1935 while exploring southern Utah and whose life remains an inspiration for people intoxicated with the romance of … Continue reading

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Sex Mysteries Demonstrated With Living Artist Models

  July 24, 1932: Cartoonist Edmund Waller “Ted” Gale puts Miss Los Angeles in the midst of a dazzling array of national stereotypes for the 1932 Olympics (note that Mexico is in a sombrero … and is Japan wearing a … Continue reading

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