Episode 44 – B Film Series Evolution

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     In this episode, we will discuss the three phases of the Charlie Chan “B” film series.      Affiliate Message – I recommend two services.  WP101 (affiliate link) for your education on WordPress itself.  I recommend BlueHost (affiliate link) for webhosting.  I use BlueHost for this website.  BlueHost gives an excellent discount if you sign up for three years.      Main

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Masked Marvel To The Rescue

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     Samuel Rachmann promoted the International Wrestling Tournament in New York during 1915.  Rachmann invited wrestlers from around the world to the tournament but his real intention was to establish European Greco-Roman Wrestling Champion Alex Aberg as the successor to the retired Frank Gotch as World Champion.      Rachmann’s plan for establishing Aberg was going as planned after the tournament

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Bell Tolls For Harry Dunn

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     After killing “Skippy” Rohan in Tom Egan’s saloon, Harry Dunn could assume his life expectancy had been shortened by 30 or 40 years.  Yet Dunn could have escaped being murdered because of an unlikely ally.  Willie Egan, Tom’s brother, successfully argued to spare Dunn’s life.      Harry Dunn repaid this unexpected generosity by joining a rival gang.  Egan’s Rats

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Samuel Zimmerman and Bollinger County

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     My second great-grandfather Samuel J. Zimmerman was born in Franklin County, Missouri during September 1838 to William D. Simmerman and Elizabeth Northcutt.  Great Great Grandpa lived in Franklin County into adulthood.      When Samuel J. Zimmerman joined the 16th Missouri Volunteers during the Civil War, he enlisted at St. Clair, Missouri.  When he returned from the war, he

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Bulldog Drummond’s Secret Police (1939)

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     Bulldog Drummond’s Secret Police (1939) is the second-to-last Bulldog Drummond film starring John Howard as Drummond.  Drummond is once again preparing for his marriage to Phyllis Clavering.      As usual, the marriage plans are disrupted by the revelations of Professor Downey regarding Rockingham Towers, the Drummond Estates.  The treasure of an English king is hidden in the

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