In the 1960s Pierre Capretz developed his technique of mixing illustrations and movie clips into his classroom. In 1987, his method was realized in the TV series French In Action, which continues to have dedicated fans.
The WHPK DJ Arkansas Red is one of many quirky characters in a possible future Wes Anderson film.
Disneyland opened in 1955. Although it is not the oldest theme park, its position within a media empire helped create the power of its myth.
The Loma Prieta earthquake of 1989 brought widespread destruction and many deaths, but some who survived found it thrilling.
Although the Film Forum lacked a listing in the New York Times for the second week of September 1989, Ingmar Bergman’s Persona was likely shown there on Friday the fifteenth.