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November 25 in Literary History: The Mousetrap Opens in London

1952: Agatha Christie’s murder-mystery play The Mousetrap opens at the Ambassadors Theatre, London, having had its world première at the Theatre Royal, Nottingham on 6 October 1952. Now, over sixty years later, … Continue reading

11/25/2015 · 1 Comment

Basil Rathbone, Fortune Hunter

Originally posted on Silver Screenings:
Basil Rathbone arches an eyebrow before chewing the scenery. Image: Dr. Macro There’s nothing more chilling than a villain with a large vocabulary. In the 1937 British thriller, Love…

09/30/2015 · 2 Comments