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Re: Gallery of Mastheads

PostPosted: Fri Dec 01, 2017 5:34 pm
by MaryGH
Love that masthead gallery it really is a great collection.

So with "The Adventures of Captain Marvel" recently released on Blu-ray (the timing could not be any better!) and Zach Levi in the upcoming starring role (2019) - will Captain Marvel, I mean, Tom Tyler make a masthead some time in 2018?

Never hurts to ask. :)

Re: Gallery of Mastheads

PostPosted: Sun Dec 03, 2017 11:44 pm
by Mike Gebert
It could happen... didn't think about Captain Marvel (and had just done a serial one).

Re: Gallery of Mastheads

PostPosted: Tue Dec 05, 2017 8:30 am
by Daveismyhero
I'm sad that I didn't see this masthead the first time it appeared, but I'm very grateful to see it now! :D

Re: Gallery of Mastheads

PostPosted: Sun Dec 31, 2017 8:16 pm
by Donald Binks
I always like what Ivor Novello said about creating the script for the early talkie Tarzan pictures where he came up with "Me Tarzan, You Jane". He said it was the greatest drivel he'd ever written. :D I remember as a child we used to have competitions at school as to who could give the best impression of Johnny Weismuller's famous yell. Ah, yes, the things we did when young... At least the Elmo Lincoln picture didn't steer too far away from the original story - neither did "Greystoke", come to think of it.

Re: Gallery of Mastheads

PostPosted: Sun Dec 31, 2017 8:27 pm
by Mike Gebert
Well, how odd. I wrote a post about this masthead and it vanished... never happened in the first ten years...

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Well, anyway, the gist of it was that there are three legendary pulp fiction characters who have lasted to the 21st century, played by many actors and still putting out starring films in the 21st century— Dracula, Sherlock Holmes and Tarzan of the Apes. 100 years ago, Elmo Lincoln was the first one, with Enid Markey his Jane, and though many of us must have seen this on Blackhawk 8mm back in the day, it took till quite recently for the first discussion here of the film.

In any case, here's to one of the enduring fantasy figures of action cinema, in his debut.

Re: Gallery of Mastheads

PostPosted: Mon Jan 01, 2018 10:58 am
by bobfells
A fine choice Mike. Some films and the stories they are based on will never be ranked as "classic," at least among those whose job seems to be making such rankings. But for everybody else some tales and their characters transcend their modest origins and continue to speak to us. Tarzan is surely one of those.

Re: Gallery of Mastheads

PostPosted: Wed Jan 31, 2018 9:42 pm
by Mike Gebert
For February, Myrna Loy: just because.

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Re: Gallery of Mastheads

PostPosted: Wed Jan 31, 2018 11:32 pm
by Brooksie
There is never any other reason required for Myrna. She just is.

Re: Gallery of Mastheads

PostPosted: Thu Feb 01, 2018 5:31 am
by boblipton
I've seen silents, with men going gaga over other women, and ignoring Myrna and wondered when their blindness would clear up.

What’s the source for this picture, Mike?

Bob

Re: Gallery of Mastheads

PostPosted: Thu Feb 01, 2018 1:52 pm
by Rick Lanham
Where's this photo from? A movie, a photo session?

I confess that I didn't recognize her.

Rick

Re: Gallery of Mastheads

PostPosted: Thu Feb 01, 2018 2:00 pm
by boblipton
Rick Lanham wrote:Where's this photo from? A movie, a photo session?

I confess that I didn't recognize her.

Rick




You cad!

Bob

Re: Gallery of Mastheads

PostPosted: Thu Feb 01, 2018 2:04 pm
by Mike Gebert
Just a glamour shot, so far as I know. There was no indication of where it was from, where I found it.

Re: Gallery of Mastheads

PostPosted: Thu Feb 01, 2018 2:06 pm
by Rick Lanham
Thanks.

Re: Gallery of Mastheads

PostPosted: Thu Feb 01, 2018 8:27 pm
by Wm. Charles Morrow
Rick Lanham wrote:Where's this photo from? A movie, a photo session?

I confess that I didn't recognize her.

Rick


I hadn't seen this image before, but I'd know those cheekbones anywhere!

Great picture. I love the tousled hair.

Re: Gallery of Mastheads

PostPosted: Thu Feb 01, 2018 10:01 pm
by rudyfan
Mike Gebert wrote:For February, Myrna Loy: just because.

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Nobody ever needs a reason! Love Myrna

Re: Gallery of Mastheads

PostPosted: Fri Feb 02, 2018 2:06 pm
by Jim Roots
I can't decide if she's emerging from the bedroom, or heading into it. In either case, I'm gonna follow her and see what happens.

Jim