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High Glamour in the High Desert – The Apple Valley Inn | Paradise Leased

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Dear Old Hollywood: Highway Dragnet (1954) – Film Locations

http://dearoldhollywood.blogspot.com/2013/02/highway-dragnet-1954-film-locations.html?m=1

Aaron Hernandez reportedly found with ‘John 3:16’ written on his forehead – Chicago Tribune

http://www.chicagotribune.com/sports/football/ct-aaron-hernandez-john-3-16-20170420-story.html

Who Will Save Us From the Saviors?

Gary Lachman

Here is my review of a recent book that, to my mind, offers a questionable solution to an undeniably pressing problem. We need to ensure that our cures are not worse than our afflictions. My thanks to Quest Magazine for posting the review, which originally appeared in their Winter 2017 issue.

How Soon Is Now? From Personal Initiation to Global Transformation
Daniel Pinchbeck
London: Watkins, 2017. 232 pp., hardcover, $24.95.

In September 2005, Daniel Pinchbeck had a revelation. In order to save planet earth, he would have to start a global revolution. Such thoughts were not foreign to him, or to many others at the scene of his visitation, the Burning Man festival, held in the Nevada desert.

Many were on his wavelength and shared his ideals. But a strange urgency had come over him, and he went through a kind of personal enantiodromia, when one’s values suddenly turn…

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Angelina Jolie Drops $25 Million on Historic Cecil B. DeMille Home: How Brad Pitt Affected Her Decision | E! News

http://m.eonline.com/news/843667/angelina-jolie-drops-25-million-on-historic-cecil-b-demille-home-how-brad-pitt-affected-her-decision

Five Landmarks of Atomic Nevada – Atlas Obscura

http://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/atomic-nevada

Pictures of Stephen Boyd from “Ben Hur”, 1959

Happy Easter!

Stephen Boyd Blog

Easter is almost upon us, and that means it’s Ben Hur time! TCM will be airing Ben Hur on Sunday afternoon, April 16th, 2017. To celebrate, here are some pictures of Stephen Boyd during the filming and promotion of the epic classic, Ben Hur, from 1959.

6adf15dd2b88add0ff60201ca31a098a Stephen Boyd and Charlton Heston in the Roman ‘Circus’ at Cinecitta Studios, Rome.

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A tall order –  Six footer Stephen Boyd gets to test out a plumed Roman helmet for size.

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Ready for the cameras to roll – Messala comes to life!

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Stephen Boyd as Messala

340full-stephen-boyd Friendly adversaries : Heston and Boyd pose for the press on a Vespa in the back lot of Cinecitta Studios in Rome.

BENHUR496530556 American actor Charlton Heston and British actor Stephen Boyd, wearing stage costumes, having fun in riding a Vespa and a bicycle on the set of the film ‘Ben Hur’ in the studios of Cinecittà. A…

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Map of Stars’ Graves at Forest Lawn Glendale

http://www.seeing-stars.com/Maps/ForestLawnGlendaleMap.shtml

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