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Happy Birthday, Greta Garbo!

Greta Garbo was born on 18 September 1905. Here she is in a publicity photo from Anna Christie (1930).

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Cool Movie Merch #1

I am always on the lookout for credit-worthy merchandise – being of a 12-year-old fan mentality tendency I appreciate a good tribute Tee. However, seeing as I am, in actual fact, a supposedly mature 34 year old, there does need to be an element of wit / design / quality – and I would not wish to bring you anything else. 223 more words

Film Art

Looking at typefaces in film

As I said in my last post Playing with Y I had a few weeks where I was limited to my sketchbook by illness. The second thing I did after playing with the letter y, was look in detail at the typefaces used in film titles. 1,856 more words


Abboudi Abou Jaoudé and the Forgotten Era of Arab Cinema

My recent patronage to Metro al Madina to see shows like Hishik Bishik and Bar Farouk has made me curious about the Lebanese history of entertainment. 703 more words

Beirut, Lebanon

Five Films about Filmmaking

To celebrate our screening of Maurice Hatton’s Long Shot (1978), about a couple of filmmakers struggling to get their dream project set up at 1977’s Edinburgh International Film Festival, we recommend five more films about filmmaking… 412 more words

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