Archive for September, 2013

  • The Norwood Area Historical Society will present the all-star adventure classic The Spoilers Wednesday, September 18 at dusk at the Old Schoolhouse in Norwood. This 1942 oscar-nominated movie version of the popular 1905 Rex Beach novel stars a young John Wayne, Marlene Dietrich, and Randolph Scott. Adventure author Rex Beach was born in Atwood, Michigan in 1877. His contemporaries include Jack London and Zane Grey. Twenty-seven of Beach’s stories and novels became successful Hollywood movies, and The Spoilers was filmed four times between 1920 and 1950. The novel and movie are based on true events witnessed by Beach in Alaska. Miner Roy Glennister ...Read More »