1 januari

gårDagens kvinna: Svetlana Alliluyeva (1926-2011)

svetlana

Rödhårig dotter till Joseph Stalin. Hon gifte sig med arkitekten Weilliam Wesley Peters i april 1970. Deras dotter Olga föddes i maj 1971 när Svetlana var 45 år.

The Daily Bridge

Gatehampton_railway_bridge

Gatehampton Railway Bridge
The Thames, Lower Basildon, Berkshire.
The brick arch bridge, by Brunel, opened in 1838.

Min resa på Themsen mellan Beale och Goring är beskriven här.

Sett

man who changed

* The man who changed his mind – England 1936 Robert Stevenson – med: Boris Karloff

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oswald snow use

* Oswald: Snow use – USA 1929 25/11 Walter Lantz

Hört

Gershwin on the Internet
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146. I’d  rather charleston
Lady, be good! (London) 1926 – Lyrics: Desmond Carter

George Gershwin

Fred & Adele Astaire

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Fred & Adele Astaire with Geo Gershwin

By George!

Cafe Quartet

Love’s Labour Lost?

Festival Playhouse

Percival Mackey’s Band

Savoy Opheans

13 september

gårDagens kvinna: Ann Mann

På en kyrkogård i London finns en gravsten med texten:
“Here lies Ann Mann,
Who lived an old maid
But died an old Mann
Dec. 8 1767″

Sett

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* Look out below – USA 1929 Stephen Roberts – med: Thelma Todd

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* Oswald the lucky rabbit: Oil’s well – USA 1929 16/9 Walter Lantz

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* Oswald the lucky rabbit: Permanen wave – USA 1929 16/9 Walter Lantz