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Photo Blog #22: Nagging Mysteries

For this posting, #22 in our series, we revisit a few previously posted but still unknown photos.  We still hope that someone, somewhere, will be able to tell us who (or what) they are.  As always, “clicking” on the image will increase it in size.  As excellent suggestions, clues or answers are submitted, we will […]

Now Playing at the Packard Campus (November 16-18, 2017)

The following is a guest post by Jenny Paxson of the Packard Campus. Thursday, November 16 (7:30 p.m.) Peter Pan (Paramount, 1924) The first film adaptation of J.M. Barrie’s enormously successful 1902 stage play Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn’t Grow Up remains one of the silent era’s most successful fantasies, notable not only […]

Now Playing at the Packard Campus Theater (November 1-4, 2017)

The following is a guest post by Jenny Paxson of the Packard Campus. Wednesday, November 1 (7:30 p.m.) Marty Stuart Sessions: Connie Smith (Live)–SOLD OUT Country Music Hall of Famer Connie Smith will be joined by her husband and multiple Grammy-Award winning country music singer-songwriter Marty Stuart in a live performance, as part of the ongoing “Marty […]

Now Playing at the Packard Campus (Oct. 19-21, 2017)

The following is a guest post by Jenny Paxson of the Packard Campus. Thursday, October 19 (7:30 p.m.) The Killers (Universal, 1946) Director Robert Siodmak and screenwriter Anthony Veiller, both nominated for an Oscar, took the original Ernest Hemingway short story as the film’s opening point and developed it with an elaborate series of flashbacks, […]

Now Playing at the Packard Campus (October 12-14, 2017)

The following is a guest-post by Jenny Paxson of the Packard Campus.  Thursday, October 12 (7:30 p.m.) Johnny Eager (MGM, 1941) Robert Taylor plays Johnny Eager, a parolee who is pretending to go straight as a cab driver but is still connected to the mob. Through his parole officer, Eager meets sociology student Lisbeth Bard (Lana Turner), who […]