Movies, books, great detectives and coffee breaks.
A blog dedicated to some of my favorite things.
Sherlock Holmes
Hercule Poirot
The Phantom of the Opera
The Cat and the Canary
and so on...

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30th September 2014

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Internet finds: the human heart.

Source: http://uncyclopedia.wikia.com/wiki/File:Your_Heart.gif

Internet finds: the human heart.

Source: http://uncyclopedia.wikia.com/wiki/File:Your_Heart.gif

Tagged: heartanatomyinternetmedicine

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30th September 2014

Photo reblogged from The Man Of A Thousand Faces with 83 notes

oldschoolphantoms:

Mary Philbin in a promotional still for the (sadly lost) Graveyard Scene from the 1925 Universal Studios silent horror classic, The Phantom of the Opera.

oldschoolphantoms:

Mary Philbin in a promotional still for the (sadly lost) Graveyard Scene from the 1925 Universal Studios silent horror classic, The Phantom of the Opera.

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Source: classicmoviestills.com

30th September 2014

Photoset reblogged from ithankyou with 4 notes

ithankyouarthur:

Cats of all kinds in Paul Leni’s The Cat and the Canary (1927)

http://ithankyouarthur.blogspot.co.uk/2014/08/the-way-out-wests-cat-and-canary-1927.html

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29th September 2014

Photo reblogged from wroat with 802 notes

wroat:

Richard Feynman

wroat:

Richard Feynman

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29th September 2014

Photo reblogged from My 52 Weeks With Agatha Christie with 35 notes

Tagged: Hercule PoirotDavid Suchetreblog

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Source: baterfly

29th September 2014

Photoset reblogged from But why the square head? with 35 notes

Tagged: Garrow's lawgifsreblogandrew buchanAidan McArdle

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28th September 2014

Photo reblogged from with 81 notes

Tagged: house mdreblog

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28th September 2014

Post with 12 notes

Me: I cannot imagine THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA without the Persian.

Reality: The Persian is only in two Phantom movies. One of them is considered lost…

Fortunately the Daroga is present in some stage Phantom versions , the cartoon and the BBC radio adaptation.

Tagged: the PersianDarogamy favorite charactersThe Phantom of the OperaPotOPhantom of the OperaGaston Lerouxpersonalrandom thoughts

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28th September 2014

Photoset reblogged from Ma Petite Valise Noire with 44 notes

julydogs:

The Cat and The Canary (1927)  Paul Leni

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27th September 2014

Photoset reblogged from Fuck Yeah Agatha Christie's Poirot with 45 notes

maisouipoirot:

Snubby as Bob the Terrier in “Dumb Witness”

Tagged: Great detectives and dogs p.2Hercule Poirotreblog

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