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It's so last century Welcome to Daza and Enid's home on the internet where we celebrate the best of the twentieth century.

You'll find an exciting array of last century cultural detritus in each room of our house. Sounds in the lounge, toiletries in the bathroom and tastes in the kitchen.

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W. Edwin Law

Walter Edwin Law (1865-1942) was a prolific etcher of the British School. His main subjects were historic architectural landmarks in London, especially in Westminster. In his early 20th century etchings he captured an older London.

Callan returns for 2021

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Callan goodness arrives for fans, Australian firm Madman Anime has announced they will be releasing a DVD box set Callan: The Ultimate Collection - on 16 December, 2021.....

Patrick McGoohan

Patrick McGoohan discusses his work on The Prisoner, Ice Station Zebra, and his plans to visit New Zealand in an interview from the last sixties just before The Prisoner hit TV in the jaw...

Z Cars

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Back in the day the cops all drove Zephers, which someone decided was the perfect excuse for a tv show..

The Mask of Janus

When BBC television decided to make a series about spies John Gould studied books and official publications on security, espionage and counter-espionage, and found a world more exciting than James Bond.

For the People

Just prior to bolding going William Shatner starred as a strong-willed assistant district attorney determined to protect soclety by the prosecution of evil.

Mogul

Produced by the BBC, and originally screened in Britain under the name, The Troubleshootors, this show brought to the screen all the ruthlessness, all the skill, and all the triumphs of the tycoons of industry

Girl is a Black Bakini

A year after Liza Martin's body was found in the Thames her dress mysteriously appears in the exact spot...

Sebastian

Dirk Bogarde and Susanna York hang out in swinging London trying to break Russian codes and experimenting with home decorating in this wacky bit of sixties film making.

Walter Tevis

An American novelist and short story writer who created some of the most memorable losers in modern literature...

The Sandbaggers

Devised and written by Ian MacKintosh, this TV show foucused on a small, elite department of the British Secret Service, whose job is to take on the 'dirty tricks' and underhanded business that other Government departments won't touch...

Warship

This TV series was an english version of Star Trek which substituted the endless ocean for the uncharted realm of space, and featured the captain of HMS Hero who displayed rather more stiff upper lip reserve than the womanising adventurer Captain Kirk...

Profile of John Stride

John Stride began his career in acting with a scholarship to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, going on to work at the National Theatre, and a variety of film and television roles in shows such as The Main Chance and The Wilde Alliance...

Ante

Once upon a time last century children watched television about children, much as they do today. Like Mika, Ante was a Sami boy living in Lapland who loved life on the plateau. Ante featured in a 6 episode television series screened in Norway in the mid 1970s (first shown on NRK television in winter 1975). The series was based on children's book Ante by author Tor Edvin Dahl.

Alan Tew

Well respected by connoisseurs of 70's music and a generation of DJ's and fans looking for funky beats, Alan Tew's easy-listening sound has been catagorised variously as exotica, lounge, loungecore, retro, space age pop and several other catch-phrases....

The Edwood Woodward Hour

A classic of light entertainment from TV's man of action Edward Woodward. With the success of Callan, Woodward became a household name - this popularity giving him the chance to show his lighter side in three light entertainment specials in the early 1970s for Thames Television. At one stage Network announced it was to be released on DVD, then it was removed from their site and they never replied to my queres regarding its status, and now it has appeared under another label...

FAQ

Our readers have demanded answers to their last century questions. Who are we to deny them answers? These FAQs are genuine questions as logged by our webmonkeys.

What century was Clarice Cliff famous in?

The last one.

Who are the notable musicians?

Ennio Morricone, Ennio Morricone, and Ennio Morricone .

Screaming Mee Mees

The Screaming Meemees were one of the biggest post-punk new-wave pop bands in New Zealand in the early 1980s. The band formed in Auckland in 1979, composed of vocalist Tony Drumm, guitarist Michael O'Neill, keyboard and bass player Peter van der Fluit and drummer "Laurence "Yoh" Landwer-Johan.