Tag Archives: Patti Abbott

DICK TRACY VS. COFFEE TABLE

Patti Abbott is having a celebration of coffee table books on her blog today, so I thought I’d harmonize with her by putting this one up. It’s a book called The Celebrated Cases of Dick Tracy (1931-1951), and it was published in 1970 by Chelsea House. I paid $15 for it back then, and it […]

HEY KIDS, LET’S GO TO THE MOVIES!

Patti Abbott posed an interesting question today. She asked if it made a difference whether you watched a movie on DVD or saw it in the theater. My answer: the theater. Movies are larger than life. They are, and always have been, made to be viewed in a theater. They were intended to be mechanically […]