David Manners in The Moonstone (1934)

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     Monogram Pictures produced The Moonstone (1934) starring David Manners as Franklin Blake.  Blake is bringing the Herncastle Moonstone, an Indian diamond, to his fiance Ann Verinder in Yorkshire, England.  Phyllis Barry plays Ann.  A number of criminals track Blake’s movements but members of the Verinder household may be more of threat.      Ann’s father Sir John Verinder

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Streetcar Strike Mob Attacks Woman

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     I have always said the St. Louis Streetcar Strike of 1900 was not the story of the evil streetcar companies exploiting the innocent workers.  “The innocent workers” committed many deplorable acts during the streetcar strike.      One of their most frequent tactics involved stripping woman in public who rode the streetcars during the strike.  Amazingly, their victims

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Episode 51 – Championship Double Cross

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     In this episode, I will be discuss one of the most infamous double crosses in pro wrestling history.      Affiliate Message – If you are ready to start blogging, 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

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Episode 50 – William D. Simmerman

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     In this episode, I discuss the recent genealogy discovery which confirmed my father’s paternal line.  For years, I was stuck at my 3rd great grandfather William D. Simmerman.  Recently, I confirmed William D. Simmerman was descended from John A. Simmerman.  The Simmerman (Zimmerman) family trace their lineage back to Johann Zimmerman, who came to Virginia in the early

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