Oh, it has been too long…

The Keeper admits it. It’s been way too long since we here at the Gaslight posted anything, and for that, we apologize. The new year has been quite busy, yes, even a few months in, and it appears it’s going to stay that way. But I ran across something while watching YouTube a short time Read More …

Karloff the Uncanny Goes For a Little Walk!

On December 22nd, 1932, Universal Studios premiered The Mummy starring Boris Karloff and a cast which included Zita Johann, David Manners, and Edward Van Sloan (also of Frankenstein). Directed by Karl Freund who not only made his directorial debut but had cut his teeth as cinematographer to the great Fritz Lang on the classic science-fiction movie Metropolis, the screenplay Read More …

7 Natalia – Crowe’s Point

    Bud walked back to his cabin with a smile on his face.   Despite the manure incident, the date had gone very well.   Natalia genuinely seemed to enjoy his company.   They talked about safe subjects–the weather, food preferences, movies they liked, etc.   After about two hours, they parted company with plans for another date Read More …

More ‘Master and Commander’ in Video and Images – in honor of its’ Fourteenth Birthday

So let’s continue with a little labor of love your Keeper discovered on YouTube and takes no responsibility for as far as its’ creation. I enjoyed how well edited it is and how it shows some of the best of the friendship between Jack and Stephen.  Now that you’re in full Master and Commander mode – if Read More …

…and though we be on the far side of the world, this ship is our home. This ship is England….

On the fourteenth of November 2003, Peter Weir’s Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World, adapted from the 20-book series of Aubrey-Maturin novels by Patrick O’Brian, was released in the United States in a co-production by Twentieth-Century Fox, Universal Studios, Samuel Goldwyn Films, and Miramax. Costing roughly $150 million, the film earned $212 million worldwide.  Read More …