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Joanna Ebensteins mysterious photo

Joanna Ebensteins mysterious photo

What’s going on here? Joanna Ebensteins mysterious photo

Joanna Ebensteins mysterious photo
According to Joanna Ebenstein, she purchased this picture on the market in Ohio. And since that time she tried to solve the riddle of the origin of this photo. Well, I dare to have my own theory. First of all, when I saw this picture, I had deja vu. That’s where I’ve seen it – the sailors, the carriage, the baby, and the old footage. I mean the famous scene – a carriage with a child rolling down the Potemkin stairs, the scene that makes my heart stop. The premiere took place in Moscow in the cinema “Art” on December 5, 1925, right on the 20th anniversary of 1905 revolution. Both, the revolt on the ship “Prince Potemkin Tauride” and unrest in Odessa happened in June 1905. Judging by the sailors, it is a demonstration to commemorate highly regarded in the world the first Soviet film by Eisenstein “Battleship Potemkin”. In addition, the revolution of 1905, and the legendary seamen rioters. Meanwhile, in 1958, the film became the greatest film of all time, according to the Brussels World’s Fair.
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The Phantom of the Opera in the Guinness World Records 2013

Phantom of the Opera in the Guinness World Records

1925 Movie starring Lon Chaney and Mary Philbin. The Phantom of the Opera in the Guinness World Records 2013

The Phantom of the opera in the Guinness World Records 2013
So, Musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber is the longest-running show in the history of Broadway musical. According to statistics, opened at The Majestic Theatre in New York City, New York on 26 January 1988 show has performed over 10,000 times! Meanwhile, the longest-running show in the history of Broadway celebrates its 25th birthday next year. “That makes me immensely proud,” – Webber said. Indeed, the Phantom Of The Opera is a worldwide entertainment phenomenon, inspired by the novel of a French writer Gaston Leroux. In addition to the opera, there are, at least 16 movies “The Phantom of the Opera” (from 1914 to 2004).
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Doubles harbingers of death

Doubles harbingers of death

Russian Empress Catherine the Great. Collage. Doubles harbingers of death

Doubles harbingers of death.

First of all, many nations have a belief that doubles or doppelgangers (German “double walker”) are harbingers of death. Unfortunately,  to see the double means death. For example, before her death Russian Empress Catherine the Great observed her double sitting on the royal throne. Besides, she even talked to her double. Meanwhile, lots of people witnessed their doubles. However, science still can’t explain this phenomena.
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The Exorcist 1973 horror film facts

The Exorcist 1973

Scene from the film. The Exorcist 1973 horror film facts

The Exorcist 1973 horror film facts
The scariest movie of all time, it has a reputation of the cursed film. That’s why the film makers even invited a priest to bless the set place. By the way, the priest came several times. Strangely enough, nine people associated with the production of the film, died. In addition, once, on the weekend the fire destroyed all the scenery of The Exorcist. However, the cause of the fire has remained unknown. Besides, actors Jack MakGouran and Vasiliki Miliaros died shortly before the release of the movie. According to Christian evangelist Billy Graham, the film was possessed by a devil. By the way, about 80% of the film – based on real events. Meanwhile, the movie in 1973 accompanied mass hysteria, with fainting spectators during display and “ambulance”, that was on duty near the cinemas. Also, after the film, Linda Blair received a great number of death threats on her address. As a consequence, Warner Bros. company had to hire bodyguards for six month to protect her after the film’s release.
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Extraordinary 200 year-old book at auction

"The new wonderful museum, Extraordinary 200 year-old book at auction

“The new wonderful museum, and extraordinary magazine”. Extraordinary 200 year-old book at auction

Appeared on auction Extraordinary 200 year-old book is actually the book about ‘wonders, curiosities and rarities of nature’. And it includes 147 pictures of ‘freaks, swindlers, murderers and eccentrics’ of the 19th century. Auction dealers expect to sell it on Thursday for £400. Meanwhile, the book titled “The new wonderful museum, and extraordinary magazine“, has pages filled with images and descriptions of a variety of society’s outcasts, known to man in 1808. In particular, Irish Giant, Hairy Girl and Peter The Wild Boy are some of these ‘freaks, swindlers, murderers and eccentrics’. As for ‘Rarities of nature’, it is a strange animal ‘found on the coast of New Holland “Kanguroo”.
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Twin peaks interesting facts

Twin peaks interesting facts

1990 cult serial created by David Lynch and Mark Frost. Twin peaks interesting facts

Twin peaks interesting facts
“A town where everyone knows everyone and nothing is what it seems”. First of all, David Lynch and Mark Frost planned film-biography “Marilyn Monroe”, which was published under the title “Goddess.” However, after failing to get the rights, they gave up, being able to transfer some experience in the subject line of the cult series. Accordingly, Laura Palmer became the screen prototype of Marilyn. By the way, the rough title of the series Twin peaks was «Northwest Passage».
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Discovered by Nazi Buddhist statue made of meteorite

Buddhist statue made of meteorite

1000 year-old ancient Buddhist statue, first recovered by a Nazi expedition in 1938. Discovered by Nazi Buddhist statue made of meteorite

Discovered by Nazi Buddhist statue made of meteorite
New Study reveals priceless thousand year old statue is in fact, first carving of a human on a meteorite. According to scientists, this 1000 year-old ancient Buddhist statue, first recovered by a Nazi expedition in 1938, is undoubtedly, carved from a meteorite. The findings, published in Meteorite and Planetary Science, reveal the priceless statue made of a rare ataxia class of meteorite. Known as the Iron Man, a thousand year-old ancient Buddhist statue weighs 10kg. Besides, it represents a stylistic hybrid between the Buddhist and pre-Buddhist Bon culture that portrays the god Vaisravana, the Buddhist King of the North, also known in Tibet as Jambhala.
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