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Cyclotram!

The Cyclotram, unfortunately, is not real. It’s from the 1951 film Unknown World. Red Box doesn’t carry this film, so I’ve never seen it. From minutes of exhaustive research on the internets (i.e. I read a review on Monster Shack) I can tell you that the Cyclotram was built by scientists interested in […]

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Vintage Celluloid: Dang, It’s Cold

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Who needs to visit the garderobe? Anyone?
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Winter is fully upon us now, and it’s been getting damned cold. Looking at pictures like the one above doesn’t help either. It reminds me of my youth and the iced-over windows in my bedroom (on the inside), the frozen layer of water in the toilets, and the cold, cold, cold toilet seats in the middle of the night that shock you so bad that you shriek loud enough to set the dogs to barking and give you butt-cramps. Brrrr….

Bugger that for a lark, let’s watch some cartoons where it’s nice and warm.

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Vintage Celluloid: Looking for Santa

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Even the US Navy can’t find Santa at this time of year. Above we see the sailors aboard the USS Annapolis making a valiant effort to locate Santa’s Workshop.

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Vintage Celluloid: Romeo’s Nose

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The photo above is a kind of reprise to the post I did the other day called Ugly Romeo. I found the photo somewhere (it’s in Wiki commons too) and the face that it has just cracked me up, so I decided to share. Do you find it easy to see faces in inanimate objects? I seem to see them everywhere, and it probably contributes to my feeling of constantly being watched. Actually, I am constantly being watched, but I’ve grown used to the DOE spooks over the years so they don’t count.

Anyway, on with the show…

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Vintage Celluloid: Ancient Memes

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Dangerous creatures, horses.

It can be surprising just how old some “modern” memes really are. “Yo Mama” is probably a cave painting.

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Vintage Celluloid: Fever Dream

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I guess that we’re using the wrong bait for Diet Coke. Maybe we should try the pastrami?

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Vintage Celluloid: Miami Beach at Last!

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Uh oh….

Hey, wait a minute… this looks more like California! I knew I should have turned left at Albuquerque…

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We had a case of the music bug on the site a short while ago. They appear to be breeding.

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It’s been one of those days, full of annoyances that eat up your time and endless distractions. But that’s sorted out now, and I feel like watching some cartoons.

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The movie was pretty ‘meh’, but I really like the spaceship. Its ‘face’ is fabulous.

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