Le John Woodbridge Post

Praise of authenticity, posthumous glory of Elsie Connor

Unearthed in the era of new technologies, this 1930s shot of Brodway singer and dancer Elsie Connor has become famous on the web, presenting...
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George Nepia, portrait of a Maori hero

At 19, he participated in the historic European tour of the Invincibles All Blacks where he became the first star in world rugby. Fullback...
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The Gentleman Father

To celebrate the “fathers gentlemen” John Woodbridge has put together a Father's Day offer with two essential travel accessories: the sports...
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Boxing and cinema : The Set-Up (1949)

The Set-Up is a 1949 boxing film by Robert Wise starring Robert Ryan and Audrey Totter, a drama in which Bill "Stoker" Thompson, a boxer at...
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French origins of tennis

Derived from the Jeu de paume introduced in England by the Duke of Orléans during the Hundred Years' War, tennis born in England during the...
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The return of vegetable tanning

Unlike industrial mineral tanning, polluting and allergenic, the traditional and ancestral technique of vegetable tanning produces leather...
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