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Silent film on the radio

I’ve been to Broadcasting House for local radio duties a couple of times recently. First I was on BBC London Radio with film-maker Barry Bliss, to discuss the… 49 more words

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Sisters of Cinema

I can’t share a link for this, but I was on BBC Persian TV recently, discussing female film pioneers on a (dubbed) documentary called Sisters of Cinema. 51 more words

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Pandora's Box (1929)

The Greek gods created a woman – Pandora. She was beautiful and charming and versed in the art of flattery. But the gods also gave her a box containing all the evils of the world. 679 more words


Watch "Buster Keaton - The Art of the Gag" on YouTube

This is a really wonderful video about a wonderful film actor, stuntsman, director and film writer. This is Buster Keaton and he is one of my alltime favorite actors and people. 109 more words


Japanese silent film: brush up your Benshi

Fantastic news. Two events coming up in London explore the Japanese art of Benshi narration for silent film, both of them courtesy of the Japan Foundation. 252 more words

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the naked, unabashed glee
of a littleboy protected
by the fact that she, the blind girl,
cannot pin nor freeze him as a tramp; 42 more words
John Biscello

Five Golden Age Horror Films Every Horror Buff Should Watch

In the 1920s, the horror genre cemented itself as a cornerstone of the new cinematic era. This, in part, was due to the fact that horror was an easy genre for a silent film audience to interpret. 1,922 more words