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(from Wikipedia)

Napoleon is a 1927 silent French epic film written, produced and directed by Abel Gance that tells the story of Napoleon’s early years. The film is recognised as a masterwork of fluid camera motion, produced in a time when most camera shots were static. 46 more words


The Silent London Podcast: Toute la mémoire du monde 2017 part one

Welcome to the long-awaited return of the Silent London Podcast – coming to you straight from Paris. I am at the Toute la mémoire du monde festival of restored cinema and I will be podcasting my reports from the screenings. 207 more words

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Napoleon - Review


The experience of watching an epic silent film like Napoleon for the first time is already a draining one in itself – something that I haven’t felt coming towards me since I watched D. 946 more words

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Napoleon (1927)

Written and directed by Abel Gance
(number 361)

Okay so I sat down and started watching this and really rather enjoyed the first half hour/40 minutes. 626 more words


20.11.16 - Napoleon's Invasion of Southbank

“Shakespeare, Rembrandt, Beethoven fera des films…toutes les légendes, toutes les mythologies et tous les mythes, tous les fondateurs de la religion, et les religions mêmes…attendent leur résurrection exposée, et les héros s’entassent à la porte.”

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Silent Winter Going Into Spring

We are still only a few weeks into this new year and yet 2017 has already been a busy time for us at South West Silents; it doesn’t look like it’s going to slow down any time soon. 560 more words

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