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Movie Fascination

People have been fascinated with moving pictures since 1877 when a series of photos showing a horse galloping were created. It is hard to pin down the first movie. The first short was in 1890 and titled “Strongman Sandow”. The first short with a story line was “The Great Train Robbery” in 1903. And the first full length feature movie was “The Story of the Kelly Gang.” The first full feature color movie was “The World, the Flesh and the Devil” which made it’s debut in 1914.
People flocked to the movies. It was great entertainment. It opened up worlds previously ownly discovered in books or by first hand experience. Westerns (as you can tell by the titles above) were the most popular. Because when movies began being created, the call of the West was upon everyone, but not everyone could go.
Moving pictures entered our homes via televisions. While there were televisions prior to WWII, the amount of televisions sold skyrocketed after World War II. Licensed television stations started popping up across the country in the late 1940s. People gathered around the television for news and for entertainment. Over the years television brought us all close together. When we landed on the moon and Armstrong took that first step, televisions around the world were tuned in and people watched together.

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Melissa’s Amazon Garden

Are you wondering what I have been doing since I finished all of that wonderful baking this morning? Of course you are! You have nothing better to do than to sit around and wonder what I am up to…
Well, wonder no more! I have been busy putting together my Amazon store. This store has items listed that I like and recommend. So far I have gone through the movies. I can tell you that not every movie I like is listed, but there are plenty to look at. So if you are looking for a new movie to walk, you can go check out my store and see which movies I recommend. So far, I only have movies listed. I plan to add books and other items as I have time. And I will add movies as I watch them and books as I read them. It should be fine.
At any rate, if you go to my store and buy something there I will get a percentage of what you spend. So I would love for you to shop via my store. But even if you don’t shop there, go by and visit. You can always find neat titles and borrow them from the Netflix or from the library.
So, without further ado, I now open Melissa’s Amazon Garden. Let the browsing begin! I would love to hear what you think about it!