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


College
(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)

An Illustrated History of Race Relations in America #6


Rosa Parks is arrested for civil disobedience for refusing to move to the back of the bus in Montgomery, Ala. in 1956.

Rosa Parks: 1913-2005

When Legends Gather #61


Charles Chaplin and Bebe Daniels play table tennis (late '20s).

From 'The Black Panther Coloring Book' #6


"Black Panthers protect Black children."

Before and After #12:
Fanny Brice

Before

After

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 Ink & Paint Set #2


Will Hays
Felix in Hollywood (Otto Mesmer, 1923)

The Art of Cinema #89


Shadow of the Law
(Louis J Gasnier, 1930)

Seminal Image #306


The River
(Jean Renoir; 1951)

This Week's Degas #2


Classe danse
(The Dancing Class; 1875)

Seminal Image #305


Head
(Bob Rafelson; 1968)

The Art of War #4

The Art of Pop #2


Music for Dreaming
(Paul Weston)
(Capitol Records; 1959)

People Who Died #24


Spalding Gray

This Week's Weegee #18

Great Moments in Marketing #5


Tintin Orange Soda (Europe, 1950s)

The Cool Hall of Fame #22


Frederick Wiseman

Seminal Image #304


Sono yo no tsuma
(That Night's Wife)
(Yasujiro Ozu; 1930)

This Week's Ingres #3


Virgin of the Adoption (1858)

They Were Collaborators #85


The Bonzo Dog Band

The Cool Hall of Fame #21


Slim Gaillard (right, with bassist "Tiny" Brown, late '40s)

The Ink & Paint Set #1


Roland Young
From The Autograph Hound (Disney, Jack King, 1939)

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


Brazil
(Terry Gilliam; 1985)

The World of Jacob Riis #3


Black and Tan (1890)

They Were Collaborators #84


Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy