Category Archives: movies

Take Me Out to the Ball Game!

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. As the World Series gets near, I thought it might be interesting to look at Evansville and baseball. First, look at this beauty—Bosse Field.   It opened June 17, 1915, … Continue reading

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Colonel Robert Gould Shaw

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. In the play Twelfth Night, William Shakespeare puts these words into a character’s mouth: “Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.” It … Continue reading

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May the Force Be With You: Revenge of the Jedi

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. In the summer of 1983, the silver screen was extremely popular such as Octopussy, Never Say Never Again, and National Lampoon’s Vacation; however, some films were … Continue reading

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“Roger That”: Remembering Sir Roger Moore

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Located inside of Jeanne Suhrenreich (MSS 118) is a little glimpse of movie history. It is a Moonraker movie poster from 1978, starring Roger Moore as … Continue reading

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The Summer of Books and Blockbusters

Yep, I’m talking about adaptations again. Look, I’m about to graduate, I love movies and books, and I’m running out of excuses to write about them, so just sit back and enjoy. Because the dry spell is ending! We are almost … Continue reading

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