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Playing Catch-Up

Well here we are at the end of the year. I have three more work-related obligations to get nailed down, and then I am an indolent layabout through the rest of the year (alright, … 2,515 more words

Movies That Do Not Suck

The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1921)

Try as I might I just can’t get into silent films. I find them overly theatrical and obvious. I get the different style of story-telling and the differences in pace when compared to modern film but I think my biggest problem is attention span. 728 more words

Silent Cinema blogathon: The Magician (dir. Rex Ingram, 1926)

Director Rex Ingram’s legacy has been overtaken by a single image: Rudolph Valentino dancing the tango. While he is most famous for The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse… 1,059 more words

Silent Film

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Edgar Selwyn, co-founder of Goldwyn Pictures (1875-1944)

Margaret Dumont, actress (1882-1965)
Bela Lugosi, actor (1882-1956)
Charley Chase, comedian, actor, screenwriter & director (1893-1940)
Olive Thomas, actress & model (1894-1920) 48 more words

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

13 Aug 1924 - The Story of Alice Terry

The story of Alice Terry has the same fairy tale quality as Valentino’s own. Like him, who had worked hard as an extra for many years and the hard work had resulted in little recognition. 581 more words