The good old days . . . Photograph © Langdon Clay Click on the image to enlarge.
[©1971 Langdon Clay] Bolivar Peninsula, Texas — on a trip across the country Lang and I made in 1971. Click on the image to enlarge.
In the 1970s, when New York and I were young. Click on the image to enlarge.
© Langdon Clay Click on the image to enlarge.
Whole broiled pompano as served at Lusco’s in Greenwood, Mississippi. A photograph by Lang Clay for Susan Puckett’s Eat Drink Delta: A Hungry Traveler’s Journey Through the Soul of the South (The University of Georgia Press). [Image © 2013 Langdon … Continue reading
A frame from Metropolis above (click on the image to enlarge), and Spione below. William Ahearn offers a useful, comprehensive film by film survey of Lang’s German work here — Meditations On Fritz Lang.
[Photo © Langdon Clay]I've got your Christmas for you right here . . .
Christmas, members only . . .
[Image © Langdon Clay]The New York night . . .
This is Eli Johnson, as she then was, whose latest birthday I wrote about here, on Halloween some years ago, when she was just 17 (and you know what I mean), photographed by Lang Clay.The portrait is like a John … Continue reading
[Image © Langdon Clay] There's always a creepy grin waiting for you at a Hampton Inn!
As I've observed before, vaudeville was the premier form of American entertainment for almost sixty years — longer than the era of studio-dominated filmmaking, the so-called Golden Age of Hollywood. In those years vaudeville contributed a number of expressions to … Continue reading
Jackie Gaughn was the last of the legendary Las Vegas casino moguls, and the least legendary of them all. He had no notorious mob ties, never killed anybody, never sought celebrity. He invested mostly in the downtown area and didn’t … Continue reading