The Art of War #5

Seminal Image #311

High School
(Frederick Wiseman; 1968)

Adventures in American Filmmaking #42

Today's Adventure: Adolphe Menjou outlines the International Communist Conspiracy
to Stanley Kubrick on the set of Paths of Glory (1957)

The Art of Cinema #92

Argentine Love
(Allan Dwan; 1924)

Artists in Action #17

Leonard Bernstein rehearsing West Side Story

American Mouthpieces #2

F. Lee Bailey

When Legends Gather #63

Ennio Morricone, Charles Aznavour and Sergio Leone (mid-'70s).

The World of Jacob Riis #4

One of Four Pedlars Who Slept in the Cellar of 11 Ludlow Street Rear (1892)

The Art of Cinema #91

Deux ou trois choses que je sais d'elle . . .
(Two or Three Things I Know About Her)
(Jean-Luc Godard; 1967)

Seminal Image #310

(James W. Horne, Buster Keaton; 1927)

The Cool Hall of Fame #24

Emile de Antonio

They Were Collaborators #86

Monty Python

This Week's Degas #3

L'absinthe (1876)

The Ink & Paint Set #3

Mr. Hyde, Fu Manchu, Phantom of the Opera and Frankenstein's Monster
in Have You Got Any Castles?
(Frank Tashlin, Warner Bros., 1938)

Seminal Image #309

Daughter of Dr. Jekyll
(Edgar G. Ulmer; 1957)

The Cool Hall of Fame #23

Seymour Hersh

This Week's Ingres #4

Paolo and Francesca (1819)

The Art of Cinema #90

La Notte
(The Night)
(Michelangelo Antonioni; 1961)

(mucho, mucho thanks to Claudio for this image)

Seminal Image #308

Sumerki zhenskoi dushi
(Twilight of a Woman's Soul)
(Yevgeni Bauer; 1913)

When Legends Gather #62

Lum & Abner, Amos & Andy, and Laurel & Hardy
(Chet Lauck, Norris Goff, Freeman Gosden, Charles Correll, Stan Laurel, and Oliver Hardy)

Seminal Image #307

Weary River
(Frank Lloyd; 1929)

Shirley Horn Dead at 71

Shirley Horn, one of the finer piano-playing chanteuses in memory, has passed at the age of 71.

Here is an appreciation from today's New York Times.

Old New York #2

The New Amsterdam Theater (1925)

The Art of Cinema #89

Shadow of the Law
(Louis J Gasnier, 1930)

Seminal Image #303

Murder, My Sweet
(Edward Dmytryk; 1944)

From 'The Black Panther Coloring Book' #5

"Huey P. Newton, leader of the Black Panther Party, organized the Black brothers to defend their families."

The Golden Age of Prurience #26

Lesbian Hell
(by Jane Sherman)
(Playtime Books; 1963)

Seminal Image #302

(Terry Gilliam; 1985)

The World of Jacob Riis #3

Black and Tan (1890)

They Were Collaborators #84

Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy

Seminal Image #301

Made in U.S.A.
(Jean-Luc Godard; 1966)