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Blogs about Silent film

9 blogs about Silent film.

  1. Chaplin-Keaton-Lloyd film locations (and more)
    by John Bengtson "the great detective of silent film locations" New York Times. 🇺🇸 More info

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    Historic Hollywood Relics Found In “Lost” Films
    This post presents bits and pieces of Hollywood history appearing in an assortment of little-known films, many unavailable for decades. I closely follow Dave Glass’s invaluable YouTube channel. You never know what brief scene from …
    By John Bengtson, 973 words
  2. Cinematica
    Vintage stuff from quieter times. Films, ephemera, housewares, but mostly films. More info

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    What! No Fun?
    Finally, I have seen ALL of 1933’s What! No Beer? starring Jimmy Durante and a sadly demolished Buster Keaton. How did this gobbler ever look good on paper? We had to choke it down in …
    By Nearly Nonchalant, 432 words
  3. Grace Kingsley's Hollywood
    One hundred year old news and gossip, compiled by Lisle Foote. 🇺🇸 More info

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    ‘He-man Helling:’ February 1924
    Ernest Torrence. She had a warning for leading men: “once Ernie Torrence grabs the baby from under the horse’s heels and cries over it…the handsome leading man had better beat it to the Town Hall …
    By Lisle Foote, 955 words
  4. Jeff Rapsis / Silent Film Music
    Chronicling the ongoing adventure of staging silent film screenings with live music in theaters in New England, USA and elsewhere. 🇺🇸 More info

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    A big audience for a big celebration—plus some embarrassing confessions in a local newspaper
    The audience for a screening of 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' (1923) to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Colonial Theatre in Keene, N.H. Wow! A screening of 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' on Sunday, …
    By Jeff Rapsis, 616 words
  5. Movies Silently
    Celebrate Silent Film. By Fritzi Kramer. 🇺🇸 More info

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    Casey at the Bat (1899) A Silent Film Review
    The outlook wasn’t brilliant for the Mudville nine that day… but then they decided to do something about it and attack the umpire. Extremely loose adaptation of the famous poem. Home Media Availability: Stream courtesy …
    By Movies Silently, 65 words
  6. Silent London
    A place for people who love silent film. By Pamela Hutchinson. 🇬🇧 More info

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    Your silent cinema Valentine
    If you truly love something, let he, she, they or it know. Now, in this instance, I am talking about silent film, and it is the season for wearing your heart on your sleeve, so …
    By PH, 67 words
  7. Silent-ology
    Uncovering the silent era. By Lea S. 🇺🇸 More info

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    Repost: Clara Bow–The Eternal “It” Girl
    It’s come to my attention that a certain Wildly Popular Female Popstar has a song called “Clara Bow” on her upcoming album, bringing a sudden flurry of interest in this legendary “It” girl actress–seems like …
    By Lea S., 50 words
  8. Silver Scenes
    Covering the world of classic movies from the silents to the mid 1960s via bios, movie reviews, rare photos and fun trivia. By Constance Metzinger, Diana Metzinger. More info

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    By Candlelight (1933)
    Paul Lukas stars as Josef, a butler employed to Prince Alfred, portrayed by the dashing Nils Asther. Josef loves working for the prince because he not only admires him but wishes to emulate him... especially …
    By The Metzinger Sisters, 505 words
  9. Spite Work: The Trials of Virginia Rappe and Fatty Arbuckle
    A reconsideration of the Fatty Arbuckle case of 1921-22 and the life and death of the victim, Virginia Rappe. 🇺🇸 More info

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    Virginia Rappe as ur-fashionista
    During the third Arbuckle trial, in early April 1922, the prosecution called a surprise witness to the stand, Lillian Blake, a San Francisco photographer who claimed to have taken a single photograph of Virginia Rappe …
    By The Authors, 560 words