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The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)

I’ve never seen anything like it, and I mean that in all truthfulness. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari has the esteem of being called the original horror film, and that’s not something to be taken lightly. 426 more words

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Those Awful Hats (dir. DW Griffith, 1909)

The modern day movie goer is plagued by rude people who bring in their cell phones and noisy children. Heck, just the other day when some friends and I went to see Disney’s… 152 more words

Silent Film

Week 21: The Farmer’s Wife (1928), Libraries, and a Sex Challenge

Disclaimer: These essays presume you’ve seen the film in question. If you want to avoid spoilers, watch the movie first!

Last week I said some unkind things about Alfred Hitchcock, or rather, I doubted his ability to handle comedy. 2,020 more words

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BACK ON THE TRAIL

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BACK ON THE TRAIL IN THE ROXY AT THE END OF THE STREET

(This is a revision and expansion of a blog I posted 9/26/14.) 2,452 more words

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DVD review – 'A Job To Do – Classic Shorts' (Laurel & Hardy)

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Here’s to let you know, I’ve added a new ‘Laurel & Hardy’ DVD review to my ‘Bradley’s Basement’ blog. This review in on the 14th DVD in the… 132 more words

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Anne of Green Gables silent home theater 1919

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In 1922 he was found dead on his Hollywood living room floor. He had been shot inside the back. His murder has never officially been solved, although director Charles Vidor’s investigation many years later suggested the possible killer was a disgruntled lover named Charlotte Shelby, the mother of the celebrity of this cinema flick, Mary Miles Minter. 784 more words