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memories of the ’80s – Evil Under the Sun

With Peter Ustinov reprising his role as Hercule Poirot, the early ’80s welcomed another adaptation of Agatha Christie with Evil Under the Sun. Based on the Christie’s 1941 novel, the film was directed by Guy Hamilton and starred Ustinov, Maggie … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Murder on the Orient Express

Based on the 1934 novel by Agatha Christie, Albert Finney took on the famous role of Hercule Poirot to solve the Murder on the Orient Express. Directed by Sidney Lumet, the film was adapted by Paul Dehn for the big … Continue reading

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Happy face

The happy face of Regensburg, Germany:

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History & art

Street art homage in Mexico City to one of its generals:

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memories of the ’80s – The Pirates of Penzance

A historic play made the transition to the big screen but didn’t attract the same audience with the film version of The Pirates of Penzance. Written and created by noted Arthur Sullivan and W.S. Gilbert was first staged on December … Continue reading

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Colourful images

Spotting this colourful and stylish mural in Belgian city of Liege:

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memories of the ’70s – At Long Last Love

A¬†creative combination of 1930s songs and 1970s film produced one of the biggest bombs of 1975: At Long Last Love.¬† Produced, directed and written by Peter Bogdonavitch, the film’s title comes from a Cole Porter song and was an attempt … Continue reading

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