The Wunderkammer of the Mild Colonial Boy, Esq., a Reactionary Tory Gentleman, who armed only with a Steampowered Babbage Engine and Pure Intentions, wanders the Time Streams and Aetheric Plane gathering an Eccentric Hodgepodge of Curiousities, Frivolities, Whimsicalities and Nonsense.
Q. Why is your Tumblelog called "My Ear-Trumpet Has Been Struck by Lightning"?
A. Because "My Grandmother's Ear-Trumpet Has Been Struck by Lightning" wouldn't fit in the available space.
In 1936, Lamour (1914-1966) donned her soon-to-be-famous sarong for her debut at Paramount, The Jungle Princess (1936), and continued to play female Tarzan-Crusoe-Gauguin-girl-with make-up parts through the war years and beyond. The most famous of these was in the popular Bob Hope/Bing Crosby “Road” pictures.
“Some day I hope the critics will say of me, not only that I wear a sarong becomingly, but also that I gave a good performance. I’ve never had any real theatrical training you know.” — Lamour
“Under the hood the 57SC was equipped with an 8-cylinder 3.3 liter engine that features twin overhead cams and was set at a 90 degree incline. It was built with 15” wheels and drum brakes. It is true that it was a simple design – but for its time the quality was high and none like it could be found.”