I recently interviewed Alison Castle about this Kubrick Napoleon book but I haven’t uploaded it yet, as I’m waiting to interview Jan Harlan. In the meantime, I hope you’ll enjoy this video.
I just discovered this terrific short online book by John Tarttelin that acknowledges that David and I have been saying for years – Napoleon’s wars against the other European powers were, for the most part, defensive. Read it here.
Our own J. David Markham was recently interviewed on Australian radio regarding a lock of Napoleon’s hair recently found in Sydney’s town hall.
Listen to David’s interview here!
Hey folks, sorry about the delay between shows. I’m on my way back from a business trip to Nicaragua, David’s busy, etc etc. Something coming up soon.
Meanwhile, here’s a snippet of news for you from Down Under:
A FEW clippings of hair apparently taken from Napoleon Bonaparte on his death bed have been found in Sydney’s town hall.
The hair was found after the vaults of the 130-year-old building were cleaned out, AFP reported today.
The tiny swatch of light-brown hairs was for years stored in the archives of the imposing sandstone building along with a letter but nobody knows when, why or how they were received.
Read more here and thanks to Rob Irwin for the link!