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Le Giornate del Cinema Muto 2016: Pordenone post No 1

You don’t have to be a Giornate regular to know that everything old is new again … but it helps. So, as the Pordenone Silent Film Festival celebrates its 35th birthday, we welcome a new era, with Jay Weissberg taking over as director. 990 more words

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"THE DIVORCEE" (1930) Review

“THE DIVORCEE” (1930) Review

I just watched “THE DIVORCEE” last night. This 1930 MGM film tells the story of a happily married couple, whose marriage crumbles under the taint of infidelity. 660 more words


21 Apr 1926 - Where Star Salaries Go

We have frequently commented on the fact that the modern screen player has developed into a sound business person who realizes the shifting, ephemeral quality of film fame and who sanely invests the generous returns which the work brings in a manner to insure independence regardless of future happiness. 64 more words

Nelson Evans and his studio

I first encountered an Evans Studio photo when I bought this picture of Jack Holt. There was something mesmerizing about his coiled posture and definite chin, and I was attracted, too, by the abstract background. 246 more words


Lillian Gish in "The Swan" (1930) - reviewed by George

I’ve seen Lillian Gish in several silent films, and of course in character roles in later films, but this was a chance to see her as a young woman in an early talkie. 389 more words