Tag - Victorian

Need a Last Minute Costume? Look to the...

Victorian Halloween has got all your costume needs, including a flexible giant, a Wompus Cat and a centaur. Now if you put your own modern spin on it, like a zombie centaur or something, be sure to send me a picture. Found via MAKE Blog.

Old Fashioned Halloween: A Victorian View

Senses Working Overtime clued us in to something very sweet: Old-Fashioned Hallowe’en. It’s a blog devoted to “a selection of 19th and early 20th century stories, articles and poetry from period sources such as magazines...

The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby...

Film: DVD: Written by: David Edgar, from the Charles Dickens novelDirected by: John Caird, Jim Goddard, and Trevor NunnStarring: Roger Rees, David Threlfall, John Woodvine, Emily Richard, Nicholas Gecks, Edward Petherbridge, Thelma Whiteley...

The Sherlock Holmes Feature Film Collection...

Film: DVD: Written by: Jeremy Paul, T.R. Bowen, and John Hawkesworth, based on the writing of Arthur Conan DoyleDirected by: Tim Sullivan, Peter Hammond, and Brian MillsStarring: Jeremy Brett and Edward Hardwicke Released by: MPI Region:...

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (Boxed Set...

Film: DVD: Written by: Alan Plater, et al., based on the stories of Sir Arthur Conan DoyleDirected by: Paul Annett, John Bruce, David Carson, Ken Grieve, Alan Grint, and Derek Marlowe Starring: Jeremy Brett and David Burke Features: Entire...

To Say Nothing of the Dog – Book Review

Written by: Connie WillisPublished by: Bantam Books I’ve looked over the books I have reviewed so far, and found they are rather serious and somber. I’m going to lighten the mood with To Say Nothing of the Dog by Connie Willis, a...

Book Review: The Good Old Days – They...

Written by: Otto BettmannPublished by: Random House Last year, there was a PBS miniseries called The 1900 House. A modern family in England went to live in a house where everything they did and everything they used was from the year 1900...

Victoria & Albert (2001) – DVD...

Film: DVD: Written by: John Goldsmith Directed by: John Erman Starring: Victoria Hamilton, Jonathan Firth, Nigel Hawthorne, Diana Rigg, David Suchet Features: Selected cast biographies/filmographies Released by: A&E Home VideoRegion:...