Monday, April 20, 2015

On the Street…Corso Italia, Milan

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Monday, April 20, 2015

On the Street…Andrea, Paris

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Monday, April 20, 2015

On the Street…Via Fogazzaro, Milan

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Friday, April 17, 2015

On the Street…Varick St., New York

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Friday, April 17, 2015

On the Street…Alessandro, Milan

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Friday, April 17, 2015

The Screening Room….Grand Hotel

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If you were a fan of Wes Anderson’s recent Grand Budapest Hotel, then I think you might enjoy 1932′s Grand Hotel.

 

“Grand Hotel” is that quintessential old Hollywood glamour film that’s just as easy to watch today, as I assume it was in 1932 (the film recieved the Academy Award for Best Picture that year).

 

The plot is fantastic. It revolves around several guests of Berlins finest hotel, “The Grand Hotel” as they come, go, and intersect with each other.  It’s like all your favorite stars playing house together!

 

And by all your favorite stars, I’m talking John Barrymore, Lionel Barrymore, Wallace Beery, Joan Crawford, and The Greta Garbo.

 

https://itunes.apple.com/us/movie/grand-hotel/id286161748

Friday, April 17, 2015

On the Street…West 18th St., New York

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Thursday, April 16, 2015

On the Street..Via Sciesa, Milan

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Thursday, April 16, 2015

On the Street…Domenico Gianfrate, Milan

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Thursday, April 16, 2015

The Reading List….Palaces Of Venice

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By Peter Lauritzen and Alexander Zielcke.

 

First Published in 1978 by John Calmann and King Ltd

 

(Photos above are from the 1985 edition).