FROM THE REFURBISHED SECTION OF CLYDE’S MOVIE PALACE: WHERE THE BOYS ARE (1960)

For fifty weeks of the year, Fort Lauderdale, Florida is a small corner of tropical heaven, basking contentedly in the warm sun. During the other two weeks, as colleges all over the country discharge their students for Easter vacation, a change comes over the scene. The students swarm to these peaceful shores in droves, twenty […]

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THE MOVIE BOOKS: WHERE THE BOYS ARE BY GLENDON SWARTHOUT (1960)

A few years back I had a firm notion that it would be fun to go back in time and review a few of the books that had begat some of the films I had reviewed. I guess this idea was like taking the proverbial cart you had placed before the horse and trying to […]

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NANCY DREW ATTEMPTS TO SOLVE ANOTHER MYSTERY

I ran across this today and it made me laugh. I probably owe a lot to Nancy for my ability to read, write, and comprehend. I read many of Carolyn King’s books when I was a kid, as well as Franklin W. Dixon’s The Hardy Boys. But my heart has always belonged to Nancy because […]

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