New Year, New Decade, New Look

Happy new Year to you. I thought it might be fun to mark the start of a new decade by changing the scenery here Spectacular Attractions. If you’re a returning reader, you’ll notice that the look of this blog has changed today – it’s much brighter, lighter, and hopefully easier to read. I may try out a couple of different looks in the next few weeks, so if you’re a regular, let me know which you reckon is easiest on the eye and do my best to smarten the place up.

Picture of the Week #10: The Gold Rush

I was looking for a movie-related image that could adorn Spectacular Attractions tonight and mark the beginning of the New Year. The Gold Rush popped into my head immediately, and I couldn’t think of any more beyond that. Can’t top The Gold Rush. It is in Chaplin’s 1925 masterpiece that he celebrates New Year’s Eve alone, imagining himself to be entertaining a roomful of beautiful women, performing the ‘dance of the rolls’:
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