Imagine the oldest cinema in the world. Did your mind wander to the bustling streets of New York City or Los Angeles in glamorous old Hollywood? To get there, you instead need to drive an hour south to a quaint Main Street in Ottawa, Kansas.
“The oldest purpose-built cinema in operation was achieved by Plaza 1907, which has been in operation since 22 May 1907,” Guinness World Records declares.
The John Cleese/Connie Booth UK original classic, 1975
Below, are bad-to-horrible US remakes of this wonderful television show. Too bad such great talent was wasted on these projects.
Harvey Korman and Betty White in ‘Snavely’ or ‘Chateau Snavely’, 1978
Bea Arthur in ‘Amanda’s’ or ‘Amanda’s by the Sea’, 1983
John Larroquette in ‘Payne’, 1999
“My kids shouldn’t experience such things,” she said. “They are U.S. citizens. This is not O.K.”
Without even a hint of satire, a white Wisconsin legislator is actually trying to whitewash Black History Month by honoring more people who aren’t black than those who are.