Our Own Dawson City

When creative filmmakers set their sights on illuminating neglected corners of history, magic can happen. Such is the case with Bill Morrison’s riveting new documentary Dawson City: Frozen Time, which weaves a story about the interconnections between Hollywood and the Klondike gold rush boomtown—prompted by the 1978 discovery of a … Continue reading

The Fads and Fancies of Arabella Huntington

The title of this tome lives up to its packaging. Inside the glowing patina of an oak box is an oversized book covered in a handsome, green morocco binding decorated with a profusion of gold-tooled ornamentation: Fads and Fancies of Representative Americans at the Beginning of the Twentieth Century: Being … Continue reading