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Chromecast

  Google has come up with this $35 device that will take your iPhone or Ipad, Android Phone, or Windows desktop and send it to your big screen TV.  It communicates over wifi with the TV and gives you a WYSIWYG view of whatever device you are using.  On Windows it displays the Chrome browser window on your TV screen. The reviews seem to be favorable.   It looks like it should work with Retrovision, but not with some of the stuff I link to.  The way this works on a PC is that Chromecast runs a web browser inside…

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Two Fisted Law (1932)

This is from when John Wayne wasn’t a star yet. Tim McCoy was. Rancher Tim Clark borrows money from Bob Russell, who then rustles Clark’s cattle so he will be unable to repay the money. Thus Russell is able to cheat Clark out of his ranch. Clark becomes a prospector for silver and ultimately comes to settle accounts with Russell and crooked deputy Bendix.

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Heartbeat (1946)

Ginger Rogers plays an escapee from a reform school joins a pickpocket academy in Paris. She is caught red-handed on her first attempt at stealing by an upper class man played by Basil Rathbone. She falls in love with a man she meets at a party and it remains to be seen whether she can go straight and win the man of her dreams.

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Love from a Stranger (1937)

A poor woman (Ann Harding) wins the lottery and soon she’s swept off her feet by a nice man (Basil Rathbone) but after they’re married she begins to think he has a few secrets including murder.

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Jack and the Beanstalk (1952)

Jack and the Beanstalk is a 1952 family comedy starring the comedy team of Abbott and Costello. It is a comic revision of the classic fairy tale. Like Gone with the Wind, the movie starts out monochrome and goes to color.