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Mystery Photos #6: Small Screen Obscurities

This week, in the Library’s ongoing series of unknown publicity stills, we look at a set of photps that seem to be television-related, perhaps local or national.  As always, clicking on any of the photos below will increase their size.  We welcome any information on program or performers in the comments section below.  If a particular still […]

Now Playing at the Packard Campus Theater (Sept. 16-18, 2016)

The following is a guest post by Jenny Paxson, an Administrative Assistant at the Packard Campus. Friday, September 16 (7:30 p.m.) Videodrome (Universal, 1983 – R-rated *) David Cronenberg wrote and directed this science fiction horror thriller starring James Woods as Max Renn, the president of a Toronto UHF television station that specializes in sensationalistic […]

Mystery Photo #5: Unknown Horrors

Since the Library launched this photo ID blog four weeks ago, we have had tremendous success in positively identifying many previously unknown individuals and film titles.  THANK YOU to all who have looked and contributed! In previous weeks, we have posted blogs looking at unknown women, unknown men, unknown films and, most recently, unknown musicians and singers.  This […]

Now Playing at the Packard Campus Theater (September 9-10, 2016)

The following is a guest post by Jenny Paxson, an Administrative Assistant at the Packard Campus. Friday, September 9 (7:30 p.m.)—SOLD OUT!!! The Malpass Brothers Live in Concert Christopher and Taylor Malpass’s smooth vocal blend and skillful musicianship layer infectiously into the deep respect they pay to legends who have paved the way. The Malpass […]

Mystery Photo #4: Musical Mysteries

It is week number four for our blog of “mystery photos.”  Thanks to all who reviewed and commented on our previous posts over the past few weeks.  (If you want to see those again, here are the links:  Who’s That Lady?; Who’s That Gent? and Name That Movie!) This time we are posting photos that we […]

Presidents on Film

Rumor has it we’re in the midst of a Presidential election season, and now seems an opportune time to share some films either about Presidents or produced for political campaigns. William McKinley (1897-1901) was the first to appear on film, but by far our largest single collection devoted to one President is the 381 titles […]