At first glance, Turner Classic Movies may seem like a godsend for classic film fanatics, and, indeed, it is, with its access to hundreds of classic films. 2,310 more words
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Rick’s Journal – MY FILM CAREER
Orphans of the Storm D.W. Griffith 1921
Robert E. Sherwood (!) wrote: “There is scarcely a scene or an effect in the entire production that is not beautiful to look upon, and there is scarcely a moment that is not charged with intense dramatic power.” 395 more words
This is the eighth post in an ongoing series where I’ll be posting PDF’s from my collection of WWI era pulp magazines.
One of my long-term projects is to eventually track down some of the Australian & New Zealander fiction of the First World War, to see (amongst other things) how it compares to Canadian war fiction. 785 more words
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Julia Biggs: Every fire dies sometime, Dudley. What do you do when you need to decide if the memory of it is enough?
Dudley: What do you do?
This old film, in black and white, sounds as though it might be a history lesson, but it is an adventure film with a lot of clever dialogue, and a final action sequence featuring hordes of horsemen attacking the palace of Kublai Khan in Peking. 318 more words
When I first watched the movie Waterloo Bridge from 1940 with Vivien Leigh and Robert Taylor, my reaction was twofold; I reacted to the movie itself and to it as a remake of the 1931… 1,499 more words