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2013 in review


The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog.

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Madison Square Garden can seat 20,000 people for a concert. This blog was viewed about 67,000 times in 2013. If it were a concert at Madison Square Garden, it would take about 3 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

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Rampal – Andante and rondo, op. 25 – Franz Doppler



Andante and rondo, op. 25 – Franz Doppler
Performed by Jean Pierre Rampal and Claudi Arimany with John Steele Ritter

 

Quotation: H.G. Wells


There is—though I do not know how there is or why there is—a sense of infinite peace and protection in the glittering hosts of heaven.

H.G. Wells (1866-1946) Discuss

 

LOST FILMS


Lost Films

When not a single copy of a film is known to exist in any archive, it is considered lost. An estimated 90% of all American silent films and 50% of American sound films made before 1950 are believed to have been lost, in part because early nitrate film was chemically unstable and prone to rapid decomposition. Early film was highly flammable too, and fires claimed more than a few archives. While many of Charlie Chaplin’s films survived, he sought to destroy his own A Woman of the Sea. Why? More… Discuss