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The Adventures of Banph

June 15, 2001 No Comments

The Adventures of Banph Movie serials were popular in the 1930's and 1940's. These episodic cliffhangers brought generations of kids, both young and old, to the theatres to see the latest installment, and see how the hero got out of the predicament they got into last week. It was, and still is, great enterta... continue reading...

Fortress of Solitude Super Network

May 25, 2001 No Comments

Fortress of Solitude Super Network "Look, up in the sky. It's a bird, no, it's a plane, no, it's �", well, you know who. Today's FamSite is about one of our national icons, a fictional character that has transcended all media to become known all over the world. The site is called the Fortress of Solitud... continue reading...

The Soda Fountain Website

March 29, 2001 No Comments

The Soda Fountain Website "Moppin' up soda pop rickies, To our heart's delight, Dancing to a swingeroo quickie, JukeBox Saturday Night..." So sang Glenn Miller's Orchestra in the early 1940's, about an American institution that has gone by the wayside. The neighborhood soda fountain, where soft drink... continue reading...

Gone With the Wind

March 28, 2001 No Comments

Gone With the Wind Last week we visited the site for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Today we visit the site of a film that is one of the most honored by that organization, and is considered by many to be the greatest film of all time. Today's FamSite looks at the film "Gone With the W... continue reading...

Toonopedia

March 18, 2001 4 Comments

Toonopedia Comics and cartoons have long been a source of entertainment for both young and old alike. But have you ever stopped to think just how many different ones there have been over the years. The creator of today's FamSite has, and it makes for a very interesting place to visit. Called Toonopedia, t... continue reading...

DiscJockey.Com

December 2, 1999 No Comments

DiscJockey.Com Listening to music on one's computer (both at home and work) while surfing the Internet. The increased technology of both Windows Media Player and Real Player have made it easy for all to enjoy our favorite sounds at our computer. Today's FamSite looks at a site that can fulfill any music love... continue reading...

Tex Avery at MGM (1942-1955)

August 11, 1999 No Comments

Tex Avery at MGM (1942-1955) I have found myself recently spending time watching the Cartoon Network on the television. It seems there are more and more classic cartoons being shown all the time. Or maybe they are now at a time that I can watch them. Who knows? But I find myself enjoy the MGM shorts of the lat... continue reading...

Library and Archival Exhibitions on the Web

July 11, 1999 2 Comments

Library and Archival Exhibitions on the Web The documents of our country contain information about our country. But they also contain the heart and soul as well. The Smithsonian Institute is the repository for much of that history, and is located in Washington, D.C. Not very convent to visit and look at howe... continue reading...

All-American Girls Professional Baseball League

December 14, 1998 4 Comments

All-American Girls Professional Baseball League The other night we were looking for something to watch on the telly, and came across a film that we have seen many times before. It was Penny Marshall's "A League of Their Own". It was the story of professional women's baseball in the 1940's and 50's. It got me... continue reading...

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