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SCMS Event: Silent Gens of the Toronto Archives

SCMS Event: Silent Gens of the Toronto Archives: Another Day and Secrets of the Night

Thursday, March 15, 2018
8:30-10:30 PM
Innis Town Hall, University of Toronto… 56 more words


Film 101: The birth of cinema

There is often a tale recalled that when audiences first saw the moving image of a train arriving at a station captured by motion film, they responded by screaming and running away, terrified that the train was going to somehow come out of the screen. 818 more words


The London Symphony Journals. #9.

Editors note. Alex Barrett has charted the production and release of his latest film, London Symphony, on Hope Lies at 24 Frames Per Second for a couple of years now. 1,077 more words


Hindi imposition in Thamizh Nadu (Madras Presidency) , in the Silent film era.

Image link – https://rightlog.in/2015/08/anti-hindi-forever-in-search-of-a-national-language/ The title of the post is clearly a misnomer in the context of the article below. None the less there is a contextual analysis to this issue which continues to simmer even today. 154 more words


One of the best things on television in the past year or two has been the emergence of ‘slow tv’. I’ve now watched various programmes on the BBC under this heading. 484 more words

British Cinema

Napoleon (1927)

aka Napoléon vu par Abel Gance

2016 #184
Abel Gance | 333 mins | Blu-ray | 1.33:1 + 4:1 | France / silent (English) | PG / G…
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Louise Brooks on Learning to Write

“For two extraordinary years, I have been working on it–learning to write– but mostly learning how to tell the truth. At first it is quite impossible. 81 more words