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How a ten year-old song and a three year-old unpublished play combined to make movie history. Herman Hupfeld wrote As Time Goes By in 1931 for the Broadway show “Everybody’s Welcome”. It’s inextricably linked to the film, as is Dooley Wilson who played “Sam”, and made this recording in 1942. Even the film’s screenplay came from an ...August 5, 2021
It’s been said that farmers felt the stock market crash of 1929 less than most. For them, the Depression had already started years before.August 4, 2021
Charles Lindbergh’s solo transatlantic flight made him a hero, garnered him presidential praise, and changed commercial flight forever.August 2, 2021
This excerpt from Tom Sawyer, coming in the book’s second chapter shows Tom at his cunning, conniving best.May 15, 2021
William James Basie got his start in Harlem, but he wasn’t “Count Basie” ‘til he got to Kansas City.April 29, 2021