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Mermaids of Tiburon

“The Most Fantastic Undersea Adventure Ever Filmed!” From writer/director John Lamb who brought us “Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea” comes the total campfest Mermaids of Tiburon.   “Upon receiving reports that strange unclassified creatures, possibly mermaids, have been observed in the coastal waters off Tiburon Island, marine biologist Samuel Jamison agrees to co-finance an […]

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Folk-lore & Legends: The Mermaid Wife

A fable from the Shetland Islands… The Mermaid Wife Shetland Islands   A story is told of an inhabitant of Unst, who, in walking on the sandy margin of a voe, saw a number of mermen and mermaids dancing by moonlight, and several sealskins strewed beside them on the ground. At his approach they immediately […]


The Marrickville Mermaid

The first time an actress donned a swimmable mermaid tail was Annette Kellerman in the year 1911 for “The Mermaid” then in 1914 she went on to star in “Neptune’s Daughter” “The daughter of King Neptune determines to avenge the death of her sister, who was caught in a fishing net laid by the king of a […]

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A Mermaid : John William Waterhouse

John William Waterhouse : A Mermaid

A stunning work of art.  “A Mermaid” : Painted in the style of the Romantics, by renowned Neo-Classical artist John William Waterhouse, his work frequently featured tragic or powerful women.  “A Mermaid” was completed in the year 1900, as his diploma piece for the British Royal Academy.


Lori Lemaris: Superman’s Mermaid Girlfriend

Mer-friends, little known fact…Superman dated a mermaid! Lori Lemaris first appeared Superman #129 in May of 1959, she hails from Tritonis, a city in the lost continent of Atlantis.  Lori’s mermaid abilities include – breathing underwater, fast swimming, telepathy, transformation (human-to-mermaid only).  Lori and Clark Kent met while they were in college, where Lori was […]

Lori Lemaris in her first appearance, in Superman (volume 1) #129, May 1959. Art by Wayne Boring.
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Mad about Men : A Mermaid Sequel

Miranda is back!  Check out the follow up to the classic 1940’s mermaid movie “Miranda”. “A sequel to the unexpected smash hit “Miranda” (1948), 1954’s “Mad About Men” reunites us with Glynis Johns as Miranda Trewella, the beautiful mermaid with an insatiable appetite for fun… and romance. There is an additional twist this time around, […]


Sadko : In the Underwater Kingdom

via IMDB – Sadko –  Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s dazzling Opera in seven tableaux.  A classic Russian mermaid tale… “The epic journey of Sadko a sea-faring minstrel from Novgorod, his wife Libava and their encounters with Volkhova, a sea Princess and the court of her parents the Tsar and Tsarina of the Sea. Sadko traveling on his ship “Falcon” […]

from the the digital collections of Harvard's Houghton Library -Anisfeld, Boris Israelevich, 1879-1973. Sadko : costume designs for Mermaids in Sea Kingdom scene, 1911

'The mermaids live beneath the ocean in a state of unselfconscious freedom until they come of age and swim up to the surface

The Meaning of Mermaids | Theatre reviews, news & interviews | The Arts Desk

For my Mer-friends across the pond, Writer/Director Polly Teale explores a deeper and very personal meaning to the Hans Christian Andersen classic story with “Mermaid,” a touring production for the Shared Experience Theater Company. From the “Shared Experience” website “Shared Experience is renowned for its thrilling adaptions of literary classics.   Using a choir of local young […]


Miranda : Classic Mermaid

A little vintage Mermaid movie action for you merfriends!   Miranda came out in 1948, starring Glynis Johns & Googie Withers. “While on a seaside vacation, a doctor finds a beautiful mermaid (Glynis Johns) and takes her to London to see the big city in this comedy fantasy.”  Miranda is available for streaming on Amazon Prime!

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Review: Mermaid: A Twist on the Classic Tale by Carolyn Turgeon

Merfriends!  A while back we posted a little blurb about “Mermaid: A twist on the Classic Tail”  As an added bonus, courtesy of the lovely Mermaid Sherlyn of “Mermaid with a Book” here is the in-depth review for your reading pleasure! “Mermaid: A Twist on the Classic Tale by Carolyn Turgeon Publisher: Crown Publishing Group Released: March […]