Albert Flanders (1905 - 1977)

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Albert Flanders
1905 - 1977
updated February 06, 2019
Albert Flanders was born on May 24, 1905. He died in July 1977 at 72 years old. We know that Albert Flanders had been residing in Bethel, Oxford County, Maine 04217.


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Albert Flanders passed away in July 1977 at 72 years of age. He was born on May 24, 1905. There is no information about Albert's surviving family. We know that Albert Flanders had been residing in Bethel, Oxford County, Maine 04217.
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In 1905, in the year that Albert Flanders was born, the first movie theater opened in the United States in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It was the first theater to show nothing but movies - silent films. Two men, John P. Harris and his brother-in-law Harry Davis, opened the Nickelodeon on Smithfield Street - charging 5 cents for admission. The first day, 450 people watched movies at the new theater - on the second day, more than 1500 people stood in line to get in.

In 1918, at the age of just 13 years old, Albert was alive when on November 1, an elevated train on the Brooklyn line of the subway - driven by an inexperienced operator because of a strike - tried to navigate a turn at 30mph. The limit on the curve was 6 mph. The 2nd and 3rd cars of the 5 car wooden train were badly damaged and at least 93 people were killed, making it the deadliest crash in New York subway history.

In 1930, when he was 25 years old, as head of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America, William Hays established a code of decency that outlined what was acceptable in films. The public - and government - had felt that films in the '20's had become increasingly risque and that the behavior of its stars was becoming scandalous. Laws were being passed. In response, the heads of the movie studios adopted a voluntary "code", hoping to head off legislation. The first part of the code prohibited "lowering the moral standards of those who see it", called for depictions of the "correct standards of life", and forbade a picture from showing any sort of ridicule towards a law or "creating sympathy for its violation". The second part dealt with particular behavior in film such as homosexuality, the use of specific curse words, and miscegenation.

In 1959, Albert was 54 years old when on January 3rd, Alaska became the 49th state of the United States and the first state not a part of the contiguous United States. The flag was changed to display 49 stars.

In 1977, in the year of Albert Flanders's passing, on May 25th, Star Wars premiered in theaters. Eventually, it became the highest-grossing film of all time - until E.T. surpassed it a few years later. It was an immediate hit with theatergoers.

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Oct 22, 1897 - Dec 21, 1987
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Jun 11, 1918 - Jul 8, 2002
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Aug 27, 1907 - August 1979
Bangor, ME
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Aug 22, 1917 - Aug 13, 2003
Palm Harbor, FL
Alton Flanders
Aug 21, 1911 - December 1970
Buxton, ME
Searle Flanders
May 29, 1917 - January 1980
Charles Flanders
May 9, 1879 - October 1968
Warwick, RI
Alberta B Flanders
Sep 25, 1919 - Jan 16, 2001
Marlborough, MA
Everett L Flanders
Mar 1, 1894 - Sep 20, 1988
Rockland, ME
Edward J Flanders
Apr 27, 1922 - Jun 23, 1990
H E Flanders
Dec 25, 1921 - Jan 11, 1993
Monmouth, ME
Gladys Flanders
Oct 29, 1895 - June 1968
Costigan, ME
Ernest M Flanders
Jul 23, 1920 - Oct 12, 1999
Dover Foxcroft, ME
Fred Flanders
Jul 16, 1890 - January 1966
Frances S Flanders
May 26, 1919 - Jan 12, 1999
Belfast, ME
Edward Flanders
Nov 4, 1919 - March 1980
Bruce Flanders
May 3, 1905 - October 1978
Lincoln, ME
Ermo C Flanders
Apr 3, 1925 - Jan 15, 1991
Belfast, ME
Viola H Flanders
Aug 25, 1929 - Jan 2, 2001
Belfast, ME
Alec Flanders
Jun 8, 1903 - June 1971

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