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
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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
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
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