Category Archives: World War I

Mary Mallory / Hollywood Heights — ‘Spirit of ’76’ as Propaganda

A still from the lost film “Spirit of ‘76” from Moving Picture World.   The United States’ Espionage Act was ratified in 1917 to punish those abetting the enemy, promoting military insubordination, or interfering with recruitment. Over the years, it … Continue reading

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Mary Mallory / Hollywood Heights: ‘War Brides’ Promotes Peace

The killing of Austria’s Franz Ferdinand in 1914 helped kick off the Great War, or what we now know as World War I. Brutal fighting led to maimings and killings on a scale never witnessed before. Great Britain and France … Continue reading

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Eve Golden: Queen of the Dead

Photo: A coffin snuff box listed on EBay at $2,200. Queen of the Dead – dateline February 13, 2012 •  It is dangerous to call someone “the last living” whatever, as you will invariably be proved wrong. So I will … Continue reading

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