Month: December 2016

Torm Republican fended off attack of pirates with gunfire from guards

In January of 2011, I shot this photo of the chemical tanker, a Danish ship, the Torm Republican, while we headed into port at Antiqua on the Celebrity Mercury. On Sept. 29, 2011, the ship was attacked by pirates in

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#Paperwhite Giveaway for Edgar Allan Poe’s Birthday Jan. 19th

    The Privateer Clause Kindle Paperwhite Giveaway for Edgar Allan Poe Birthday

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The Avenging Conscience or THOU SHALT NOT KILL

The Avenging Conscience was directed by D.W. Griffith in 1914. It is 50 minutes long, a step in Griffith’s progressive move into feature films. His next film was to me his controversial masterpiece, Birth of a Nation. This film is

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Murders in the Rue Morgue – by Edgar Allan Poe

Murders in the Rue Morgue is a 1932 American Pre-Code horror film, very loosely based on Edgar Allan Poe’s short story “The Murders in the Rue Morgue”. Bela Lugosi, one year after his performance as Dracula, portrays a lunatic scientist

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