Last Halloween, we brought you a blog post on The Killer Shrews, a low-budget horror movie shot in Dallas, Texas, and released in 1959. What is the film’s connection to the American Heritage Center? We hold the papers of Forrest … Continue reading
Posted in Horror, Motion picture actors and actresses, motion picture history, science fiction
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The astounding and legendary life and career of Barbara Stanwyck began in Brooklyn, New York. The youngest of 5 children born to common laborers, Stanwyck was originally known as ‘Ruby Stevens.’ She became orphaned by the age of 4. After … Continue reading
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Tagged Entertainment industry, Events, film history, popular culture, television history
In the Forrest J. Ackerman collection, one can find a variety of well-known artifacts of the film era, including work from before World War II (the oldest artifact in the collection is from 1890, a literary review that has an … Continue reading