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98th best Baseball Movie of all time - HEADIN HOME, 1920

Headin Home is the fictionalized version of how Babe Ruth became Babe Ruth. Of course, as in most propaganda/promotion videos about a person or organization, none of it is really true. 386 more words

Matthew Toffolo

Charlie Chaplin in A NIGHT IN THE SHOW (1915) - Double trouble

For a man who abhorred drunks, Chaplin got a lot of mileage out of depicting them. In A Night in the Show, he plays two drunken theater-goers: Mr. 245 more words


Laurel & Hardy in DO DETECTIVES THINK? (1927) - Think what?

Now we’re getting some place! Do Detectives Think? is the first L&H comedy since Duck Soup where Laurel & Hardy seem like Laurel & Hardy. This is the first movie where they both wear their trademark derbies — and, as if in honor of that occasion, it’s also the first movie where they do their hat-switching routine. 269 more words


Missing Reels by Farran Smith Nehme – book review

The chances are, you will recognise the name on the spine of this book. Farran Smith Nehme is one of the smartest, most elegant writers on classic and silent film that you can find. 935 more words

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