I asked this question on another thread. I'll repeat it here.
How are Marty and Mike going to get their copies? I'm sure they'll want them.
That's a great question, Wieber, and shows how it was actually a pretty clever move on DM's part.
So, who loves Ron more--the Indies, or the corperate church, who put out this valentine to Ron?
It's not possible for the Indies to top this, because the church has access to all the photos etc.
I believe Karen de la Carriere has a sizable collection of photos of the old shithead. I don't know what the legal situation is about reproducing them. But in any case the indies can't force thousands of people to pay silly money for worthless tat. And they don't have their own publishing facility. So publishing them wouldn't make them any valuable final product ($$$).
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Oh yes I remember where I heard about Karen's collection. On Marty Rathbun's blog.http://markrathbun.wordpress.com/2011/0 ... n-hubbard/
Marty Rathbun wrote:
[Karen has] ... worked tirelessly at her own expense over decades to amass perhaps the largest collection of LRH images in the world. Images that show LRH in all his humanity, images that the church would never allow to see the light of day.
"LRH in all his humanity". It'd be funny if it wasn't so sad.
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Anne Greig (OT 8 RIP) LRH personal Librarian WW and Irene Thrupp (not a Scientologist ~~ LRH Personal Secretary for 40 years at WW~~ St Hill Manor) just about adopted me in my early years at St Hill when I lived with Anne Greig at 6, St. Hill Green for 2 years.
Both of them started my LRH photo collection by giving me copies of their treasures ~~ especially LRH in the 1950s ~~ a lot of family ones with the 4 kids that they personally took with their own cameras. This started my journey into the collection…locating old timers and getting the images.
Marty will have all of them in due course …..