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Four B-Grade Science Fiction Films in the Public Domain

Inspired by Open Culture’s new post, “The 5 Best Noir Films in the Public Domain,” I did a brief search to see which other films reside in the public domain. 564 more words

Film History

This Day in Disney History July 29th

1930-Mickey Mouse cartoon The Shindig is released.

1933-Silly Symphony cartoon Old King Cole is released.

1966-Featurette Run, Appaloosa, Run is released.

Film Lt. Robin Crusoe… 128 more words


La Guerre est Finie

If most films do not age well, that is largely because they try to provide immediate satisfaction by giving people what they expect, based on conventions and expectations that inevitably change. 470 more words



In preparation for the next series “Comedy in Film” I found this piece which is a condensation of the movie “Airplane” . . . all of the classic scenes.  42 more words

History Of Film

The Birth of a Nation, 100 Years On

A few weeks ago I spent a number of days working at the centennial conference for D. W. Griffith’s film, The Birth of a Nation… 841 more words