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The Sounds of Silents at the Curzon in Clevedon this Spring

You will forgive us if we sound a trifle excited today! The reason for this is that we are absolutely thrilled to announce our first major events for 2016! 989 more words

Pola Negri: Temptress of Silent Hollywood

Well, well, the book I’ve put my heart and soul into is tentatively set for a July 2016 release, available in soft cover and e-book.  Here is the link for further information: 20 more words

Pola Negri

Duchess of Prunes reblogged this on Hear Me Talk of Sin and commented:

There's a new book on Pola Negri coming out in July and I'm very excited!! :) The author is a big fan of hers and has good information about her! Silent film fans should be very interested in this.

Who The Devil Made It by Peter Bogdanovich

‘I remember meeting Reagan at a Hollywood party in the seventies (after had been governor, before he became president); when I mentioned knowing Allan Dwan, Reagan’s face transformed completely: from pleasantly bored to excited, compelled: ‘How is Alan?

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Books

Review of 2015

This is the point where, now 2016 has started with the traditional fireworks and hangovers, we have a look back to the good (and bad) of 2015. 1,234 more words

Theatre

5 Cinema Trips, 7 Days | Film Review

Last Saturday was the closing night of Ben & Jerry’s Openair Cinema Inner West, it was a Scooper Saturday meaning free Ben & Jerry’s, I had two free tickets to Star Lounge, and Love Actually (2003) was being screened. 700 more words

Cinema

The Original Vamp

Recently, I ordered three silent films.  One of them was A Fool There Was (1915) directed by Frank Powell and produced by William Fox.  It stars Theda Bara, an actress that is part of that category of “Vamps and femme fatales.”  It was in fact Bara’s role in… 679 more words

Adventures of the "It" Girl

British writer of modern romantic stories (geared toward the female audience – think tame erotica), Elinor Glyn, articulated what is the “it” in a man or a woman.  689 more words