M.Leddy + notebooks   118

William Taylor’s notebook
“Throughout his career, Taylor was rarely seen without a little green notebook, friends and colleagues recall. In it, he took meticulous notes of meetings, discussions, ideas.”
notebooks 
november 2019 by M.Leddy
Pocket notebook sighting
Willie Stark’s notebook, a catalogue of grievances, punishments, and opposition research.
film  notebooks 
november 2019 by M.Leddy
Pocket notebook sighting
From The Face Behind the Mask (dir. Robert Florey, 1941), a vehicle for Peter Lorre.
film  notebooks 
july 2019 by M.Leddy
Pocket notebook sighting: The Brasher Doubloon
You know you’re in sketchy territory when a plain old pocket notebook is doing duty as address book and storage unit for claim tickets.
film  notebooks 
june 2019 by M.Leddy
Books about notebooks
The promises that books about notebooks make are appealing: follow this system to greater autonomy, creativity, and peace of mind. But I balk at the idea of reading a book to learn how to keep a notebook.
books  GTD  notebooks 
february 2019 by M.Leddy
Notebook on a bus
Sylvia Sidney in You Only Live Once.
film  notebooks 
january 2019 by M.Leddy
A notebook sighting in Boston
From Walk East on Beacon! Filmed in Boston.
film  notebooks 
january 2019 by M.Leddy
Notebook sightings: The Racket
Good cops use pocket notebooks. And they don’t waste time posing so some camera jockey gets a better shot of the notebook.
film  notebooks 
january 2019 by M.Leddy
Notebook sighting: Stage Fright
The sergeant’s notebook appears to be what might be called a police notebook, top-bound, with an elastic band at the bottom.
AlfredHitchcock  film  notebooks 
september 2018 by M.Leddy
Pocket notebook sighting
From Dead End (dir. William Wyler, 1937).
film  notebooks 
september 2018 by M.Leddy
Pen, notebook, cursive
A.O. Scott, New York Times film critic, keeping it analog.
analog  notebooks  paper  pens 
september 2018 by M.Leddy
Pocket notebook sighting
This fellow shows up in one scene in La roue (The Wheel) (dir. Abel Gance, 1923). His newspaper is just a cover. His real work: recording the drinking habits of the trainmen in his notebook.
film  notebooks 
august 2018 by M.Leddy
Pocket notebook sighting
A pocket notebook is handy when it’s not safe to speak. From Eyes in the Night (dir. Fred Zinnemann, 1942).
film  notebooks 
august 2018 by M.Leddy
“What you write down, you can see”
“What you write down, you can see. What you see, you can remember.”
film  notebooks 
january 2018 by M.Leddy
A pocket notebook sighting
From A Stranger in Town (dir. Roy Rowland, 1943).
film  notebooks 
november 2017 by M.Leddy
Notebook sightings
Three notebooks from Pedro Almodóvar’s Broken Embraces (2009).
film  notebooks 
september 2017 by M.Leddy
Pocket notebook sighting
From René Clair’s Le Million.
film  notebooks 
august 2017 by M.Leddy
Pocket notebook sightings
With Laird Cregar as Inspector Ed Cornell.
film  notebooks 
july 2017 by M.Leddy
Pocket notebook sighting
The Naked Edge shows George Radcliffe (Gary Cooper) making frequent use of this notebook.
film  notebooks 
may 2017 by M.Leddy
From an old notebook
Vladimir Nabokov on students’ notetaking.
Nabokov  notebooks 
january 2017 by M.Leddy
From an old notebook
“We went to some really old people last year, but they gave us a lot of candy.”
childhood  fambly  notebooks 
december 2016 by M.Leddy
From an old notebook
“And he got inside and he got out. And he goes back. And the people are there now. And all the balloons come all around and all the colors.”
fambly  notebooks  poetry  teaching 
november 2016 by M.Leddy
From an old notebook
“One more slang expression and you’re grounded!”
notebooks  poetry  slang 
november 2016 by M.Leddy
From an old notebook
Eleanor Roosevelt, as quoted by the tenor saxophonist David Murray.
advice  EleanorRoosevelt  life  notebooks 
october 2016 by M.Leddy
From an old notebook
Dialogue from the PBS children’s show Barney.
fambly  notebooks  television 
october 2016 by M.Leddy
From an old notebook
Alfred Appel Jr.: “The great popularity of this show suggests there is a kind of exit poll being taken at the end of the 20th century, and the vote is in favor of eros over thanatos. Matisse is everyone’s person for celebrating the simple things that all the wars and disasters of the 20th century have not obliterated from the lives of ordinary people.”
art  culture  literature  notebooks 
october 2016 by M.Leddy
From an old notebook
“Every worldly bed is an imperfect copy of the Ideal Bed.”
notebooks 
october 2016 by M.Leddy
From an old notebook
“The next number will be ‘I’m in the Mood for Love,’ sung by a member of the Eagles Club.”
metaphor  notebooks  poetry 
october 2016 by M.Leddy
From an old notebook
John Ashbery and Kenneth Koch, discussing Ashbery’s poem “Europe.”
JohnAshbery  KennethKoch  poetry  notebooks 
october 2016 by M.Leddy
From an old notebook
Beauty and the Beast and kids.
fambly  notebooks 
october 2016 by M.Leddy
Stefan Zweig’s last address book
There’s a website devoted to Stefan Zweig’s last address book, with details on the names therein and facsimile pages.
notebooks  Zweig 
august 2016 by M.Leddy
Pocket notebook sighting
The filmmakers have been thoughtful enough to create a two-days-per-page datebook — to my mind, the dowdiest of formats.
film  notebooks 
july 2016 by M.Leddy
Pocket notebook sighting
In City Girl (dir. F. W. Murnau, 1930).
film  handwriting  notebooks 
may 2016 by M.Leddy
Pocket notebook sighting
From F. W. Murnau’s 1924 film Der letzte Mann.
film  notebooks 
may 2016 by M.Leddy
Pocket notebook sighting
From Homicide (dir. David Mamet, 1991).
film  notebooks 
april 2016 by M.Leddy
Pocket notebook sighting, dig me?
In Ball of Fire (dir. Howard Hawks, 1941), a glorious piece of silliness.
film  grammar  notebooks  usage 
march 2016 by M.Leddy
Pocket notebook sightings
Where the Sidewalk Ends (dir. Otto Preminger, 1950) rich in stationery supplies.
film  notebooks  pencils  pens 
march 2016 by M.Leddy
Pocket notebook sighting
An anonymous detective and his notebook, as seen in Pushover (dir. Richard Quine, 1954).
film  notebooks  telephone 
february 2016 by M.Leddy
Honeymooners notebook sightings
“The Babysitter” (January 21, 1956) must be the most stationery-rich episode of the (endlessly syndicated) 1955–1956 season, with four — or is it just two? — pocket notebooks playing parts.
Honeymooners  notebooks  television 
december 2015 by M.Leddy
Force of Evil
Telephones, pencils, and notebooks, oh my.
coffee  film  materialculture  pencils  notebooks  telephone 
september 2015 by M.Leddy
Notebook sighting
Marilyn Monroe and a steno notebook.
film  notebooks 
august 2015 by M.Leddy
Pocket notebook sighting
From Murder at the Vanities (1934).
film  notebooks 
august 2015 by M.Leddy
Lear // semiotics / Casablanca
If you’ve had the experience of happening upon old notes whose reason for being is beyond recovery, you will understand my interest in what follows.
notebooks 
may 2015 by M.Leddy
Somme notebook
A six-by-three notebook, found ninety-nine years later.
notebooks  war 
april 2015 by M.Leddy
Pocket notebook sightings: Dragnet
The Los Angeles Police Department notebook, as seen in the television series Dragnet, is a thing of beauty.
notebooks  television 
october 2014 by M.Leddy
Richard Hendrickson, weather observer
Mr. Hendrickson’s ’30s weather notebook looks like a five-year diary, a few lines for each day.
notebooks  weather 
july 2014 by M.Leddy
Pocket notebook sighting: Foreign Correspondent
Foreign Correspondent has something relatively unusual for a Hitchcock film: compelling special effects. This notebook though is not one of them.
AlfredHitchcock  film  notebooks 
july 2014 by M.Leddy
“It's not the tool”
From The Onion: “New Leather-Bound Notebook To Really Unleash Area Woman’s Creativity.”
Moleskine  notebooks  writing 
january 2014 by M.Leddy
Rae Armantrout, taking notes
I carry a blank book journal around with me most of the time and jot down things I see and hear, especially if they seem puzzling.
notebooks  poetry  writing 
november 2013 by M.Leddy
Route 66 notebook sighting
Rod Steiger as notebook user and escaped convict Justin Lezama.
notebooks  Route66  television 
july 2013 by M.Leddy
Pocket notebook sighting
From The Woman in the Window (dir. Fritz Lang, 1944).
film  notebooks 
july 2013 by M.Leddy
Stanley Kubrick notebook
The Stanley Kubrick exhibit at LACMA makes clear Kubrick’s penchant for writing things down.
LosAngeles  notebooks  StanleyKubrick 
november 2012 by M.Leddy
Note-taking at Harvard
From Harvard University’s museums and libraries, a virtual exhibition about note-taking.
notebooks  paper  writing 
november 2012 by M.Leddy
Pocket notebook sighting
Dana Andrews and notebook, from State Fair.
film  notebooks 
october 2012 by M.Leddy
From The Waste Books
“I forget most of what I have read, just as I do most of what I have eaten, but I know that both contribute no less to the conservation of my mind and my body on that account.”
notebooks  writing 
october 2012 by M.Leddy
Madeline Kahn’s notebook
Bill Madison’s story is uncanny.
notebooks 
october 2012 by M.Leddy
Recently updated
A source for the little brown book.
notebooks 
september 2012 by M.Leddy
On being an information packrat
At BrownStudies, one, two, three, four engaging and thought-provoking posts on being an information packrat.
books  notebooks  paper 
august 2012 by M.Leddy
Robinson Reminders in print
“Jot it down — Do it — Tear it out — Live notes only!”
dowdyworld  notebooks 
june 2012 by M.Leddy
Recently updated
Sergeant Mickey Ferguson’s notebook is a Robinson Reminder. Thanks, Adair.
film  notebooks 
june 2012 by M.Leddy
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