Time travel back to the bustling streets of “New York 1911,” now streaming on mo.ma/newyork1911. Familiar landmarks mix with bygone markers of everyday life in the city pre-World War I, for the perfect dose of nostalgia in this short documentary travelogue. Stream ends July 14. … [“New York 1911.” 1911. Sweden. Produced by Svenska Biografteatern. Silent, with music by Ben Model.]
The Ipatiev House, where the last Imperial family spent their final months and where they were slaughtered in July 1918, was recreated as a virtual 3D model by Ekaterinburg museum. Walk through the rooms with one of their guides in the video!
A small town man takes an adulterous trip to New York City with hilarious results in the restored film “Josh’s Suicide” (1911), now streaming on mo.ma/joshssuicide. Filmed on location with “King of Comedy” Mack Sennett, look out for glimpses of Pennsylvania Station, Grant’s Tomb, and the New York Public Library at 42nd Street. Stream ends July 21.
[“Josh’s Suicide.” 1911. USA. Directed by Mack Sennett. Silent, with music by Ben Model.]
The Duesenberg Model J was an absolute masterpiece of engineering when released. 265 horsepower, a 116 mile an hour top speed, and coach-built bodies made to spec for each customer? That’s pretty much supercar status for the era.
Rebor has done it again with their museum class replica dinosaur dioramas, but these names sure are a mouthful!
Our apex predator is the Acrocanthosaurus atokensis (a.k.a. “Hercules”), who was minding his own business eating his Tenontosaurus tilletti dinner before the
“Cerberus Clan” of Deinonychus antirrhopus (a.k.a. “Shoot,” “Tooth,” and “Thrill”) showed up. Looks like somebody may have bitten off more than they could chew! 🍴