On This Day … 24 October

People (Deaths) 1991 – Gene Roddenberry, American captain, screenwriter, and producer, created Star Trek (b. 1921). Gene Roddenberry Eugene Wesley Roddenberry (19 August 1921 to 24 October 1991) was an American television screenwriter, producer and creator of Star Trek: The Original Series, and its sequel spin-off series Star Trek: The Animated Series and Star Trek:… Read More

By Dawn (2019)

Introduction By Dawn is a 2019 drama thriller by directors Sebastien Bazile and Michael Galvan. Outline A former marine suffering from severe PTSD prepares his family for war as the deadline for an alien invasion approaches. Cast Jason Kaufman … Lieutenant Colonel Kenneth Peck. Tara Westwood … Kathleen Peck. Dana Melanie … Kylie Peck. Daniel… Read More

Dersu Uzala (1975)

Introduction Dersu Uzala (Russian: Дерсу Узала, Japanese: デルス·ウザーラ, romanised: Derusu Uzāra; alternative US title: Dersu Uzala: The Hunter) is a 1975 Soviet-Japanese film directed by Akira Kurosawa, his only non-Japanese-language film and his only 70mm film. Refer to Dersu Uzala (1961). Outline The film opens to a forest that is being cleared for development, and… Read More

Colonel Chabert Film Series

Introduction Le Colonel Chabert (English: Colonel Chabert) is an 1832 novella by French novelist and playwright Honoré de Balzac (1799–1850). It is included in his series of novels (or Roman-fleuve) known as La Comédie humaine (The Human Comedy), which depicts and parodies French society in the period of the Restoration (1815-1830) and the July Monarchy… Read More

Colonel Chabert (1920)

Introduction Colonel Chabert (German: Oberst Chabert) is a 1920 German silent historical film directed by and starring Eugen Burg. Outline It is an adaptation of Honoré de Balzac’s 1832 novel Colonel Chabert. Cast Eugen Burg as Oberst Chabert. Wanda Treumann as Doppelrolle. Oskar Marion. Hans Ahrens. Max Laurence. Colonel Chabert Series Colonel Chabert (1832, novel… Read More