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Poster For 'London After Midnight' Sells For $478K At Dallas Auction

DALLAS, Texas (AP) – A poster for the 1927 film “London After Midnight,” starring Lon Chaney, has sold for $478,000, making it the most valuable movie poster ever sold at public auction. 183 more words


Universal Head Confirms The Studio's Wrongheaded Take On Their Classic Monsters - Get Ready For Monstervengers

Desperate to find some way to complete with other studios’ franchises, most particularly Marvel’s Avengers movies, Universal Studios have come forward with what may be their most wrong-headed plan yet. 1,378 more words


Not Just Faces- the world of the silent film entry 1- Intro

Douglas Fairbanks gliding across balcony to balcony as if on a magic carpet of air.

Murnau’s “Sunrise”, a love story told so moving that it has yet to be unequalled 90 years later. 650 more words


The Hypnotist

Lon Chaney as The Hypnotist from London After Midnight
18×24 Inches – Pen & Marker on Paper

Jeremy Eckhart

West of Zanzibar

Check out The Part About for a  piece I wrote about

Tod Browning’s classic film West of Zanzibar.

The film stars the great Lon Chaney.


Charlie Fox, Writing Sound: Lon Chaney

Writing Sound: Lon Chaney

Out of all the weird lore I have collected while drifting through histories of silent cinema- Fatty Arbuckle was addicted to morphine; Charlie Chaplin befriended a double amputee kept under a bed in a ‘dank and hideous’ Welsh house- the most resonant is also seemingly the most painful: Lon Chaney’s mother and father were deaf. 605 more words

Fall and Film II: The Phantom of the Opera

Happy Halloween everyone! For this year’s final installment of the Fall and Film series, instead of discussing  a number of films, we will look at the interpretation of one story through a variety of mediums. 741 more words