Whatever Happened to Elise De Viane? On The Mystery Woman in Dashiell Hammett’s 1931 Sexual Assault Case

90 years later, few know the story of Hammett's friend-turned-victim, who won a substantial settlement against the author after a violent sexual assault.

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Stopping for a Moment to Appreciate the Original 1961 film One Hundred and One Dalmatians

As I type this, a new film has been released which offers a backstory into the motivations of the Disney villainess Cruella...