Tags » Marion Davies

Hippfest 2017: the Silent London Podcast

Thank you to the Hippodrome Silent Film Festival for another great week/end of music and movies in a very warm and sunny Bo’ness. I was there from Wednesday to Saturday and here’s my podcast report from the event, now in its seventh year. 204 more words

Silent Film

A Miss

Unable to see everything showing at the Hippodrome Silent Film Festival — adding up the price of tickets and the price of transport, I decided to skip last night’s show of TOGETHER, Lorenza Mazzetti’s 1956 film, described by Lindsay Anderson as an early example of Free Cinema, and tonight’s showing of King Vidor’s THE PATSY, starring Marion Davies. 189 more words

FILM

I never saw a "US"

B

eing the MISTRESS the “us” is obsolete. It comes in CONVENIENT to the owner of the ECONOMICAL RESOURCES: the status symbol of GREATNESS

alias: Randolph William Hearst… 78 more words

Marion Cecilia Dourvas

Back in Bo’ness: the 2017 Hippodrome Festival of Silent Cinema

Thwack! Did you hear that? It’s the sound of the latest Hippfest programme landing on the digital doormat. I’m a big fan of Hippfest, a welcoming event, with an ambitious, highly entertaining, lineup of screenings and a frankly beautiful venue. 892 more words

Blog

When Knighthood Was In Flower (1922)

Later in 1922, William Powell got a lucky break, “…through the misfortune of Jose Ruben, who was to have played the lead in When Knighthood Was In Flower. 531 more words

William Powell