The New World doesn’t have a monopoly on piracy, as this film shows. Starts out as an Elizabethan romance and then takes a wild turn toward Algeria and the Barbary pirates. 65 more words
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Farewell to childhood…
Mary Pickford dusts off her pigtails one last time in her final child role. One of her darkest films, Sparrows tells the tale of a band of orphans who escape from an orphan farm and cross a dangerous gator-infested swamp. 2,515 more words
The Skater’s Debut is a charming winter comedy that features the first appearance of the “Max” character that made Max Linder’s career. Linder may not be a household name these days but he was wildly popular in his time and influenced many famous comedians who followed, most notable Charlie Chaplin. 15 more words
A terrible actor with a famous name… I can’t imagine anyone hiring someone like that in this day and age.
What am I talking about? Of course they would get hired! 29 more words