Monday, December 31, 2018
Monday, December 24, 2018
Digital Cartographies of Spanish Detective Fiction at Grinnell College of assistant professor of Spanish Nick Phillips and undergraduate student Margaret Giles involves creating visual representations of investigations in Spanish detective fiction via the mapmaking program Carto. Authors covered include Carme Riera, Manuel Vázquez Montalbán, Juan José Millás, and Julio Muñoz Gijón.
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
In Experiment Perilous, psychiatrist George Brent begins to ask questions after his traveling companion turns up dead, and a wife (Hedy Lamarr) is suspected of being unbalanced. The film is directed by Jacques Tourneur, and costars include Paul Lukas.
Monday, December 17, 2018
El Periódico notes the 25th birthday of El Círculo Holmes, the Sherlock Holmes society based in Barcelona.
|Illustration by Sidney Paget from The Memoirs of Sherlock |
Holmes. Wellcome Collection
Monday, December 10, 2018
|The Early Cases of Akechi Kogoro |
by Edogawa Rampo
(pseud. of Taro Hirai), 2014
Tuesday, December 04, 2018
In this episode of the Dick Powell Show written by Frank Gilroy, Powell stars as millionaire inspector Amos Burke (see Gilroy's later Burke's Law with Gene Barry), who investigates the murder of dancer-model Julie Greer (Carolyn Jones). The rest of the cast includes Ralph Bellamy, Edgar Bergen, Lloyd Bridges, Jack Carson, Dean Jones, Edward Platt, Ronald Reagan, Mickey Rooney, and Kay Thompson (known for Funny Face and her Eloise children's books).
Monday, December 03, 2018
|Mary Roberts Rinehart, 1926. Library|
of Congress, Prints and Photographs Div.