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Frightening Toys From the 1940s: Glow-in-the-Dark Tom Mix Cowboy Spurs

Note: This is an encore post from 2005 and originally appeared on the 1947project. All right, kids, let’s do some math. 1947 take away 1940 leaves 7. That’s how many years Tom Mix has been dead. Now some science… Does … Continue reading

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Found on EBay – ‘Gwangi’

Photo: Gwangi! Gwangi! I’m a sucker for any movie that has cowboys, dinosaurs and Freda Jackson warning “Gwangi! Gwangi!” So imagine my surprise to discover what an EBay vendor says is Willis O’Brien’s large preproduction model for an unproduced film … Continue reading

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Jewish Cowboys Fade From Argentina’s History

The Washington Post has a great story by Juan Forero on Jewish gauchos. No, really! Forero says: Today, the story of their arrival in Argentina’s outback is all but a footnote in the history of the Jewish diaspora. But in … Continue reading

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