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The Champion review: hooray for Fort Lee

Before Hollywood became the heart of the American film industry, New Jersey was studio city. About 20 miles from West Orange, where Thomas Edison’s famous Black Maria swiveled to catch the light in the 1890s, the town of Fort Lee became the site of DW Griffith’s acting debut in 1908, and the birth of movie mammoths now known as Universal, MGM and 20Th Century Fox. 473 more words

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Marked Cards (1913)

This was the latest of the films from the Champion Studio screened at Cinecon this year, and it seems to show the studio in a state of decline, although the program notes say there may be some missing footage, contributing to the incoherence of the storyline. 348 more words


Man faces prison time for choking girlfriend at Fort Lee

PRINCE GEORGE COUNTY, Va. — A Prince George man faces up to 10 years in prison for attacking his girlfriend at military housing on Fort Lee. 92 more words


Flo's Discipline (1912)

This is a movie I got to see at Cinecon in a very nice print, but which does exist on the Internet in incomplete form (see below). 467 more words


'Til it's over, over there

It’s been over eight months since last I posted here. I had high hopes and fancy plans to keep this going, along with my regular home on the web at… 409 more words


Suspect Charged After Police-Involved Shooting Outside Home In Fort Lee, New Jersey

FORT LEE, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A suspect has been charged after being shot by police in Fort Lee, New Jersey Sunday.

Prosecutors said the suspect pointed the gun at officers. 399 more words