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The Night the Silent Stars Talked: The story of "The Big Broadcast of 1928"

It’s implied yet widely never truly acknowledge that the advent of sound in motion pictures was spurred on by the availability and popularity of radio broadcasting. 3,126 more words


A Night on the Town with Jack, Nicol, and Rory

June 21, 1994. My first week in London alone. I bought a ticket to see a one man show, Jack – A Night on the Town with John Barrymore… 860 more words

The Monster Mash: The Invisible Woman

“Wanted: A human willing to become invisible. No remuneration.”

How would you follow-up a science fiction horror film and a science fiction horror crime movie? Whatever your answer was, I doubt you said ‘screwball comedy.’ But that’s what Universal did just 11 months after… 670 more words

The Monster Mash

Le Giornate del Cinema Muto 2016: Pordenone post No 3

On a blissfully sunny Monday in the town we’d really rather you didn’t call “Porders” we saw films which taught us that money makes the world go round, and films that transported us to the far side of the globe. 1,133 more words

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Svengali (1931 Warner Brothers Full Film)

Are you a tone deaf singer with good looks but you’re broke on your ass but you still wish to make it big?  Well look no further than Svengali!   526 more words

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Three Barrymores Play It to the Hilt

 DATELINE:  Rah-Rah-Rah Rasputin


Hollywood has always loved Rasputin.

Way back in 1932, MGM made a poorly received classic version of the tale of the licentious mad monk and his hold on the Romanoffs in… 259 more words

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