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Week of November 4th, 1916

One hundred years ago this week, Grace Kingsley had some big news about a Broadway star:

George M. Cohan, famous actor, playwright and producer, has at last fallen for the ‘filums.’ According to telegraphic advices received last night, he is going into the motion picture field full tilt, and will organize a company with himself as producer, player and author.

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Katharine Hepburn on Silent Pictures

Katharine Hepburn on ‘silent’ movies from her famous interview with Dick Cavett:

‘Everything becomes different. They don’t look silly to me. Lillian Gish, Mary Pickford, a lot of those pictures, a lot of the comedies…You look at Silent Pictures with a different point of view because they… 8 more words

Adelaide Webster

In the last few weeks I have added several portraits to my collection.  We begin with #AdelaideWebster, painter in oil and watercolour.  Adelaide was born in Glasgow in 1877.   305 more words

Drawings And Sketches

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

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