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8mm

My first exposure to a real movie camera was when my friend, Terence got permission for us to use his father’s 8mm Bell & Howell. Terence owned a white bedouin costume that made him look like and Arabian Sheik. Taking our … Continue reading

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Intolerable

My first exposure to John Barrymore was during the second episode of Fractured Flickers when it aired on August 8, 1963. In the episode, Christopher Hayward, who later gave us The Munsters, turned the transformation sequence in the 1920 version … Continue reading

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Bless the Beasts and the Children

When I arrived at Westlane Auto Movies, I had two pets, a turtle and a parakeet. The turtle wandered off one day while I was at school and the parakeet suffered a fate that has made me cautious of insecticides … Continue reading

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Hobo Strip Tease

There weren’t any kids in my neighborhood except at night. They came in cars, with their parents, to see the movies. In the summer, when it took longer to get dark at Westlane Auto Movie, the cars arrived early to … Continue reading

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