Monthly Archives: February 2007

Fisherman John Koep

I interviewed John Koep in 1980 for the documentary, “Mystery of Half Moon Bay”–here’s some of what he told me then. John’s father came to the Coastside in the early 1940s. “Came for the shark business. There was a big … Continue reading

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I’m having old 8m film transferred on dvds and putting snips of it here: http://web.mac.com/junemorrall Looks like I can only do one little snip of movie at a time so this will be a changing site. What’s the content? It … Continue reading

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A Little Harbor, A Little Princeton

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I Saw "The Departed" In Reno

Did you watch the Academy Awards last night? That was the best Oscars show I’ve seen in a very long time. Wasn’t Ellen great? She’s so cool; I wonder if she’s like that in “real life.” There were so many … Continue reading

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My Search For "Let Women Alone", The Lost Silent Film Shot On The Coastside

I never found the film. I never found any prints, either. One last letter from the American Film Institute (AFI), Beverly Hills

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My Search For "Let Women Alone", The Lost Silent Film Shot On The Coastside

I did get the British-born comedic actor J. Pat O’Malley’s address and I wrote him. But it was just another dead end. I had confused J. Pat O’Malley with Pat O’Malley… Here’s Mr. O’Malley’s response (from San Juan Capistrano):

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My Search For "Let Women Alone", The Lost Silent Shot On The Coastside

Now my efforts turned toward finding the actors who starred in “Let Women Alone.” In 1977 I wrote a letter to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Beverly Hills asking for the whereabouts of actor Pat O’Malley.

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My Search For "Let Women Alone", The Lost Silent Shot On The Coastside

In the 1977 letter to me, the American Film Institute (AFI) enclosed a pamphlet: “FILM PRESERVATION: WHY NITRATE WON’T WAIT” Here’s the introduction: “When the American Film Institute was established in 1967 as a private, non-profit organization, its first priority … Continue reading

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My Search For "Let Women Alone", The Lost Silent Shot On The Coastside

page 2 of January 10, 1977 letter to me from the American Film Institute

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My Search For "Let Women Alone", The Lost Silent Shot On The Coastside

My search for the silent film “Let Women Alone”–in a series of letters. This is page 1 of a response from the American Film Institute in Washington, D.C. Page 2 to follow

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