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Edgar Rice Burroughs   Tarzan and John Carter

Famous Chicagoans: {creator of Tarzan} Edgar Rice Burroughs (September 1875 – March was an American author, best known for his creation of the jungle hero Tarzan and the heroic Mars adventurer John Carter, although he produced works in many genres.

F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway

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John Boorman's "Zardoz" (1974).  Ultimately this is a ludicrous film, but ludicrous in such a wonderful way.

Zardoz is a 1974 science fiction/fantasy film written, produced, and directed by John Boorman. It stars Sean Connery, Charlotte Rampling, and Sara Kestelman.

Archduchess Maria Christina of Austria (1879–1962) photo - Maria Christina Isabelle Natalie van Oostenrijk - Wikipedia

Her Imperial and Royal Highness The Hereditary Princess of Salm-Salm née Her Imperial and Royal Highness Archduchess Maria Christina of Austria

Pearl Sydenstricker Buck (June 26, 1892 – March 6, 1973) also known by her Chinese name Sai Zhenzhu (Chinese: 賽珍珠; pinyin: Sài Zhēnzhū), was an American writer who spent most of her time until 1934 in China. Her novel The Good Earth was the best-selling fiction book in the U.S. in 1931 and 1932, and won the Pulitzer Prize in 1932. In 1938, she became the first American woman to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, "for her rich and truly epic descriptions of peasant life in China and…

Pearl Sydenstricker Buck (June 1892 – March 1973 An American writer who…

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Grace Kelly wearing black and white Edith Head dress for her first scene in Hitchcock's Rear Window, 1954

When it comes to the height of style in 1920's America, F. Scott Fitzgerald was the man. His writing, his relationships, his dress, and his lifestyle were all at the forefront of what the Jazz Age had to offer. Both observer and participant in the roaring days of the 1920's, Fitzgerald literally defined the times:

Style Icon: F. Scott Fitzgerald, Jazz Age Trendsetter

Family album snapshot of Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald and his wife, Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald, sitting on lawn at her mother’s home, January Alabama.

Moby-Dick by Herman Melville | 14 Books Every English Major Has Definitely, Totally Finished

14 Books Every English Major Has Definitely, Totally Finished

Herman Melville (August 1819 – September was an American novelist, short story writer, essayist, and poet. He is best known for his novel Moby-Dick. Bartleby, the Scrivener is his best short story.

Eugene Oneill

Born on Oct. 1888 -Eugene O'Neill, American playwright and Nobel laureate. Some works include "The Iceman Cometh" and "Long Day's Journey Into Night". The Eugene O'neill Theatre on Broadway was dedicated in his honor in 1959

A Princess of Mars - Edgar Rice Burroughs

"A Princess of Mars", first of Edgar Rice Burroughs' Barsoom series. Cover by Frank Schoonover, 1917

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Spaceman Coney Island NYC 1950s by Brechtbug, via Flickr

Another rare pic of one of the last living Nephilim giants dressed as a spaceman at Coney Island. Many of the Nephilims found work in amusement parks, freak-shows or circuses.