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“ . . . but only one thing is needed.”

Square cropped capture from the movie Corsair (Roland West, 1931)

#TGIF

Corsair

One, two steps tops from stockbroker to pirate

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Square cropped capture from The Phantom Light, Michael Powell, 1935: Binnie Hale’s Legs

Friday the 13th

The Phantom Light

Nor lead me like a firebrand in the dark/ Out of my way

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Square cropped capture from the movie The Rage of Paris, starring Danielle Darrieux and Douglas Fairbanks Jr.

#TGIF

The Rage of Paris

Danielle Darrieux and Douglas Fairbanks Jr.

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Square cropped capture from the movie King of the Zombies, Jean Yarbrough, 1941

#TGIF

King of the Zombies

“Don’t bother me woman. Can’t you see I’s a has-been?”

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Square cropped capture from the movie The Young in Heart, Richard Wallace, 1938

#TGIF

The Young in Heart

Coney Island with a Monocle

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Square cropped capture from the movie Mystery Liner, William Nigh, 1934

#TGIF

Mystery Liner

“Oh, I don’t mean to say that you haven’t done all you can, Doctor, but—Medicine can’t cure his mind.”

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Square cropped capture from the movie Murder with Pictures (Charles Barton, 1936)

#TGIF

Murder with Pictures

“Next time, Murdock, don’t look in their pretty, blank eyes. Look in their hands.”

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Square cropped capture from Gasbags, 1941

#TGIF

Gasbags

Union Jack Fish and Chips Saloon

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Square cropped capture from Where the Sidewalk Ends

#TGIF

Where The Sidewalk Ends

“Your job is to detect criminals, not to punish them.”

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Square cropped capture from the movie Killer Dill

#TGIF

Killer Dill

“Nice boys bore me.”

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Square cropped capture from the movie Seven Doors to Death, Elmer Clifton, 1944

#TGIF

Seven Doors to Death

Some game shows have a hard time attracting players

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Square cropped capture from The Phantom of 42nd Street (Albert Herman, 1945)

#TGIF

The Phantom of 42nd Street

“Well, of course I know the Moores, but I cant just barge in on them without an invitation.”

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Square cropped capture from the movie Teenagers from Outer Space, Tom Graeff, 1959

#TGIF

Teenagers from Outer Space

Note that “teenagers” were officially a type of monster by 1959

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Small square-cropped capture from Borrowed Wives, (Frank. R. Strayer, 1930), Uncle Henry (Charles Sellon) Listening from the Shadows

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Borrowed Wives

Pre-code and a creepy old house

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Square cropped capture from the movie The Strange Affair of Uncle Harry (Robert Siodmak, 1945)

#TGIF

The Strange Affair of Uncle Harry

Ella Raines, Geraldine Fitzgerald, and Some Guy

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Square cropped capture from the movie The Most Dangerous Game

#TGIF

The Most Dangerous Game

It’s probably sloths

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Square cropped capture from the movie The Black Raven

#TGIF

The Black Raven

Bridges plus rain equals overnight inn adventure. Always.

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Square cropped capture from the movie The Crooked Circle

#TGIF

The Crooked Circle

“Evil is on the way.”

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Square cropped capture from the movie The Ghost Walks

#TGIF

The Ghost Walks

Never trust a playwright

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Square cropped capture from the movie Smash-Up: The Story of a Woman

#TGIT

Smash-Up: The Story of a Woman

Susan Hayward

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Square, cropped capture from the movie Jigsaw (Fletcher Markle, 1949)

#TGIT

Jigsaw

I wonder if there’s a blonde in the middle of the chaos somewhere.

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Square cropped capture from The Old Dark House (James Whale, 1932)

#TGIF

The Old Dark House

A dark and stormy night

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Square cropped capture from the movie, The Last Man on Earth (Ubaldo Ragona, Sidney Salkow, 1964), Dr. Robert Morgan on the Couch

#TGIF

The Last Man on Earth

Vincent

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Square cropped capture from the movie Trapped (Richard Fleischer, 1949)

Neither Tuesday Noir Thursday

Trapped

Greenbacks

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Cropped capture from the movie The Scar (Hollow Triumph), (Steve Sekely, 1948)

Neither Tuesday Noir Thursday

The Scar (Hollow Triumph)

Joan Bennett

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Square cropped capture from A Life at Stake (Paul Guilfoyle, 1954), Doris Hillman (Angela Lansbury) poolside with Edward Shaw (Keith Andes)

Neither Tuesday Noir Thursday

A Life at Stake

Angela Lansbury in a one-piece. What more could anyone ask?

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Square cropped capture from the movie Killers from Space (W. Lee Wilder, 1954)

Friday the 13th

Killers from Space

They can see Earth’s doom coming from a mile away

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Overnight

New rig

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Cropped capture from Eyes in the Night

#TGIT

Eyes in the Night

Poodles are hot

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Cropped capture from Cavalier (Walter Forde, 1949)

It Is Too Still Tuesday Night Tuesday

Cardboard Cavalier

Counterrevolution

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Cropped capture from Scrooge (Henry Edwards, 1935), Scrooge at his desk

“but most of all beware this boy” —Ghost of Christmas Present

Scrooge (Henry Edwards, 1935)

“ . . . for on his brow I see that written which is Doom, unless the writing be erased.”

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Cropped capture from The Red House (Delmer Daves, 1947), Edward G. Robinson and Judith Anderson (Ellen Morgan)

“In faith, secrets!” —Berowne

The Red House

There’s something in the woods he doesn’t want seen

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Cropped capture from the movie The Thirteenth Guest

Hideaway Tuesday

The Thirteenth Guest

Telephones were evil from the beginning

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Cropped capture from The Woman in the Window (Fritz Lang, 1944)

#TGIF

The Woman in the Window

Avoid them

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Cropped capture from the movie Cosmos: War of the Planets

#TGIT

Cosmos: War of the Planets

Italian

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Cropped capture from the movie Inner Sanctum, Mike (Dale Belding) and Ruth Bennett (Lee Patrick)

#TGIT

Inner Sanctum

Too bad even for the bad-loving bad blonde

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Square cropped capture from The Perfect Woman

#TGIF

The Perfect Woman

“We know the type.”

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Square cropped capture from The Corpse Vanishes: Tristram Coffin (Dr. Foster) and Luana Walters (Patricia Hunter)

Terror. Prime.

The Corpse Vanishes

The gothiest movie ever (because it wasn’t even trying)

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Square cropped capture from Buster Keaton’s The Haunted House

Even More Terrifying Wednesday

Buster Keaton’s The Haunted House

Makes Mickey Rooney look tame

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Square crop from Quicksand

Terrifying Tuesday

Quicksand

Or at least mildly disconcerting Tuesday

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Square cropped capture from Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid, 1948

Terrifying Merm Night!

Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid

Even if this worked, I bet the bait would be crazy expensive

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Square cropped capture from The House of Secrets (Roland D. Reed, 1936): Julie Kenmore (Muriel Evans) Turning on the Bedside Lamp

#TGIF

The House of Secrets

Pirate treasure!

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Cropped capture from the movie Scarlet Street

#TGIT

Scarlet Street

It means red

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Square cropped capture from One Body Too Many, Bela Lugosi (Merkil) and Blanche Yurka (Matthews), Merkil Holding a Coffee Tray Between Them

#TGIF

One Body Too Many

“‘Eccentric.’ You can’t call a man with eight million dollars ‘a screwball.’”

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Small square crop from the movie Too Late for Tears

Black Widow Tuesday

Too Late for Tears

Save yourselves

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Square crop from the movie A Walking Nightmare (The Living Ghost, Lend Me Your Ear)

#TGIF

A Walking Nightmare (The Living Ghost, Lend Me Your Ear)

WHERE DID YOU HIDE THE BODY!

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Small square cropped capture from the movie He Walked by Night

#TGIT

He Walked by Night

“The work of the police, like that of woman, is never done.”

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Small square cropped capture from the movie, Monolith Monsters

#TGIF

The Monolith Monsters

But seriously — we’re doomed

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Small square crop from Noir film, They Made Me a Killer - the gang in the getaway car

Don’t Frame Me Bro Tuesday

They Made Me a Killer

Framed by a gang of bank-robbing miscreants!

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Small sqare cropped capture from the movie Cat-Women of the Moon

#TGIF

Cat-Women of the Moon

Moon cat-woman limit: 24

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Small square cropped capture from Kansas City Confidential

Don’t Frame Me Bro Tuesday

Kansas City Confidential

The perfect crime

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Cropped capture from the movie Manfish

#TGIF

Manfish

We’re going to the island just to the left of it.

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Capture from Blonde Ice

Neither Tuesday Noir Thursday

Blonde Ice

But if this is what blondes mean by “fun”

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Small cropped capture forom Invasion of the Saucer Men, United States Air Force sergeant shouting at the alien ship through a megaphone

#TGIF

Invasion of the Saucer Men

Earth owes much to its teens.

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Small square cropped capture from the film noir classic, Shoot to Kill

#TGIT

Shoot to Kill

Things be all legal or illegal

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Small square cropped capture from the film noir classic, D.O.A.

#TGIF

D.O.A.

“I don’t think you fully understand, Bigelow. You’ve been murdered.”

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Small square-cropped capture of the Film Noir classic movie, Detour (Edgar G. Ulmer, 1945)

#TGIF

Detour

One alternative to correspondence

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Small cropped capure of The Trollenberg Terror (The Crawling Eye)

#TGIF

The Trollenberg Terror (The Crawling Eye)

“The nightmare terror of the slithering eye that unleashed agonizing horror on a screaming world!”

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Small square crop of The Brain That Wouldn’t Die

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The Brain That Wouldn’t Die

A mad scientist has to do what a mad scientist has to do

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Small square cropped capture of the movie, Destroy All Planets

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Destroy All Planets

Space also is turtillian

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Small square-cropped capture of the movie, The Screaming Skull, Mickey (Alex Nicol) holding the picnic basket

#TGIF

The Screaming Skull

Worst. Picnic. Ever.

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Small square crop of When the Girls Take Over

#TGIT

When the Girls Take Over

¡Viva la Revolución!

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Small square crop of Castle in the Air

#TGIT

Castle in the Air

Frozen Assets, Antarctic Nights, Love Among the Eskimos

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Small square crop of The Phantom Planet

#TGIF

The Phantom Planet

Chicks, man.

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Small square capture of The Ghost Train

#TGIF Double Feature!

The Ghost Train, Things Happen at Night

Haunted England

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Small cropped capture of His Girl Friday

#TGIT

His Girl Friday

Newspaper men

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Small square crop of The House on Haunted Hill

#TGIF

The House on Haunted Hill

“She’s so amusing.”

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Small square capture of Rocketship X-M

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Rocketship X-M

’cause sometimes you just wind up on Mars

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Small cropped capture of And Then There Were None

#TGIF

And Then There Were None

Ten Little Indians

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Small cropped capture of Pentafunk Jenny, Pentafunk video, Eisenfunk

Overnight

Pentafunk Jenny

Open, overnight

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CD cover of “Bohemian Rhapsody,” Queen

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“Bohemian Rhapsody,” Queen

Open, overnight

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Small square crop of Should Have Been a Stockbroker, Tim Cox, Painting

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Should Have Been a Stockbroker, Tim Cox

Open, overnight

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Small square crop of The Girl in the Sequin Dress, Richard Blunt, Painting

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The Girl in the Sequin Dress, Richard Blunt

Open, overnight

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CD cover of Love at First Sting, Scorpions

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“Rock You Like a Hurricane,” Scorpions

Open, overnight

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Small square crop of The Starry Night, Vincent van Gogh, Painting

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The Starry Night, Vincent van Gogh

Open, overnight

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Old Town Zadar, Yuya Matsuo, Photograph

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Old Town Zadar, Yuya Matsuo

Open, overnight

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CD cover of Resident Evil: Extinction Score, Charlie Clouser

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“Convoy,” Charlie Clouser

Open, overnight

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Overnight

A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Act 5, Scene 1 (Part 2)

Open, overnight

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CD cover of Trouble Is, Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band

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“Blue on Black,” Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band

Open, overnight

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Small square crop of Straight from the Well, Tim Cox, Painting

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Straight from the Well, Tim Cox

Open, overnight

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Small square crop of Blue, Christian Wig, Photograph

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Blue, Christian Wig

Open, overnight

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Overnight

A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Act 5, Scene 1 (Part 1)

Open, overnight

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CD cover, “The Other Side of Life,” The Moody Blues

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“The Other Side of Life,” The Moody Blues

Open, overnight

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CD cover, Purple Rain, Prince and the Revolution

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“Let’s Go Crazy,” Prince and the Revolution

Open, overnight

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Small square crop of Backstage, Edmund Ian Grant, Painting

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Backstage, Edmund Ian Grant

Open, overnight

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Overnight

A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Act 4, Scene 2

Open, overnight

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Screen capture of “The Zoo,” Scorpions, Concert at Wacken Open Air

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“The Zoo,” Scorpions, Concert at Wacken Open Air

Open, overnight

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Small square crop of A New Day, Christian Wig, Photograph

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A New Day, Christian Wig

Open, overnight

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Small square crop of Prague Charles Bridge Morning Walk 1, Yuriy Shevchuk

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Prague Charles Bridge Morning Walk 1, Yuriy Shevchuk

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CD cover of Dierks Bentley, Dierks Bentley

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“What Was I Thinkin’,” Dierks Bentley

Open, overnight

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Act 3, Scene 1 (Part 2)

Open, overnight

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Small square crop of New York Night in Blue, Jeremy Mann, Painting

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New York Night in Blue, Jeremy Mann

Open, overnight

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CD cover of Legion of Boom, The Crystal Method

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“Weapons of Mass Distortion,” The Crystal Method

Open, overnight

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Small square crop of Whispering Wind, Christian Wig, Photograph

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Whispering Wind, Christian Wig

Open, overnight

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Act 3, Scene 1 (Part 1)

Open, overnight

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Small square crop of Little Red Riding Hood, Annya Kai, Painting

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Little Red Riding Hood, Annya Kai

Open, overnight

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CD cover of Bridge of Sighs, Robin Trower

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“Bridge of Sighs,” Robin Trower

Open, overnight

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Small square crop of Sunny Birches, Leonid Afremov, Painting

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Sunny Birches, Leonid Afremov

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Act 1, Scene 2

Open, overnight

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Small square crop of A Road Less Traveled, Tim Cox, Painting

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A Road Less Traveled, Tim Cox

Open, overnight. Happy birthday, Fred!

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CD cover of Starfish, The Church

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“Under the Milky Way,” The Church

Open, overnight

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Small square crop of Prague Winter, Charles Bridge, Yuriy Shevchuk, Painting

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Prague Winter, Charles Bridge, Yuriy Shevchuk

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Small square crop of Nightwatch, Riccardo Mantero, Photograph

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Nightwatch, Riccardo Mantero

Open, overnight

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Small square crop of Sound of Seduction, Christian Wig, Photograph

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Sound of Seduction, Christian Wig

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Small square crop of The Sky Is Blue, Riccardo Mantero, Photograph

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The Sky Is Blue, Riccardo Mantero

Open, overnight

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CD cover for Zebra, Zebra

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“Who’s Behind the Door?” Zebra

Open, overnight

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Small square crop of Breathe Easy, Richard Blunt, Painting

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Breathe Easy, Richard Blunt

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Small square crop of He’s Playing Our Song, Richard Blunt, Painting

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He’s Playing Our Song, Richard Blunt

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Small square crop of Giovanna, Riccardo Mantero, Photograph

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Giovanna, Riccardo Mantero

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Small square crop of Plan 9 from Outer Space, Movie

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Plan 9 from Outer Space

Open, overnight, OMG!

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Small square crop of The Red Chevy, Riccardo Mantero, Photograph

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The Red Chevy, Riccardo Mantero

Open, overnight

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Small square crop of Cobertor

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Cobertor, Unknown

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Small square crop of Adagio, Andre Kohn, Painting

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Adagio, Andre Kohn

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CD cover of Empire, Queensrÿche (Queensryche)

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“Jet City Woman,” Queensrÿche (Queensryche)

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CD cover of Stealers Wheel

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“Stuck in the Middle with You,” Stealers Wheel

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Capture of I’m Afraid of Americans, David Bowie, Berlin

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“I’m Afraid of Americans,” Berlin 2002, David Bowie

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Small square crop of The Persistence of Memory, Salvador Dali

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The Persistence of Memory, Salvador Dalí (Salvador Dali)

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Small square crop of The Absinthe Drinker, Viktor Oliva

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The Absinthe Drinker, Viktor Oliva

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Small square crop of Composition 133, Jeremy Mann

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Composition 133, Jeremy Mann

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Small square crop of Just About Home, Tim Cox, Painting

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Just About Home, Tim Cox

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Small square crop of Behind the Fog, Leonid Afremov

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Behind the Fog, Leonid Afremov

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Small square crop of Hot New York Night, Jeremy Mann, Painting

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Hot New York Night, Jeremy Mann

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