It can be hard to maintain the metaphor of Hollywood Royalty in the fickle world show business reality, but by any measure, it would be hard to deny that Douglas Fairbanks Jr was a Prince of Hollywood.
The Counts Band from Memphis
Lt Ed Sills who was on the Memphis Police force and watched East High Students at Walnut Grove and Holmes for years. He was our friend and made sure the students were safe.
Remember our fallen heroes. They are the reason that we are free this Memorial Day!
Dr. John Pender's famously tongue blade gift that he readily gives to everyone he can.
Found some great memories last night!
Mr Aubrey Watkins 1956
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Hi George, its David . I'm the one that sent you pictures of the sign about Dewey Phillips and the merry mobile ice cream trucks!! Well here's another interesting picture !!! In the grand banquet hall at Graceland prior to Elvis moving there! This is my mothers larger family and cousins, aunts , uncles! And of course the patriarch of the family Dr. Moore seated at the end of the table!! If you enlarge the picture you can read everyone's name!! I've got a great story to tell you about Graceland that involves my mother and father!!!
Dr Flynn this is Sharon in Jonesboro AR. We have these at the Cracker Barrel. The Mars Bar
These ice cream trucks used to run all around Memphis when I was young.
Morning Dr Flinn. On the first car discussion mine was a 67 Camaro. In 1966 it was being introduced. My dad took me to Memphis to buy one. None on the lot just brochures. I ordered the color interior look engine size and style of tires. Dad paid for the car and we left. Anxious to get it I was counting down the days. The phone call came that my new car was ready for pickup. I was a happy 16 year old. I was told it was the first Camaro bought in Memphis. I don't know
I heard a caller steer you to a movie that showed Clayton Moore in a role without his signature Lone Ranger mask as he played Buffalo Bill. Here is a list of the many, many films of various genres and some serials as well that he appeared in. He often played a bad guy gang member early in his career in serials. Some are still showing on TV on 23.2/34. - Mouse
I think this has been around before but its so true. Had to send it on. 1950's version of an E-Mail I have no idea who put this together, but it is wonderful!!
The ZERO candy bar, introduced in 1920, is a candy bar composed of a combination of caramel, peanut and almond nougat covered with a layer of white fudge. Its outwardly white color, an unusual color for a candy bar, has become its trademark. Wikipedia
This school project was quite a labor of love to create the American Flag!
What a school project
Boy Creates A Flag For A Class Assignment. But No One Expected THIS!!
Jacob, a young man from Indiana, designed an American flag for a school art project. What he did is going viral in a BIG WAY!
Can you see what the fuss is about?
Here is a link to a story of mine in the November issue of The Best Times about Saturday morning television shows in Memphis in the 1950s. Thought y'all might be interested.
- Jimmie Covington
Thank you Scott Dixon for these Elvis photos!
A touching bit of history.----I hope you love this as much as I did.
This is patriotic, not political.
Frank Sinatra considered Kate Smith the best singer of her time, and said that when he and a million other guys first heard her sing "God Bless America" on the radio, they all pretended to have dust in their eyes as they wiped away a tear or two.
The old Imperial Lanes bowling alley location on Summer Ave
Here is one that I knew that I had somewhere.
Have wanted to find it for months now .
The other day I found it and played it for the first time in years
Just as good as I remembered it
Great album !