In less than two months I’ll be in Rome, New York for Capitolfest 12, my second visit to the City and the festival which honors silent film and early talking pictures. I had a blast at Last year’s festival, a laid-back homage… Read More ›
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“It is a fair, even-handed, noble adjustment of things, that while there is infection in disease and sorrow, there is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humour.” ― Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol This year marks the 170th… Read More ›
As soon as I learned about A Thousand Faces! The Chaney Blogathon hosted by Movies, Silently and The Last Drive-In, which is celebrating the careers of both Lon Chaney and Lon Chaney, Jr. I made my choice of film – George Waggner’s 1941 Universal classic,… Read More ›
In celebration of what would have been Buster Keaton‘s birthday (October 4, 1895) and in keeping with an October-ish theme, here is a presentation of his 1921 film, The Haunted House, which was written and directed by Keaton and Edward F. Cline…. Read More ›
Pamela Green and Jarik van Sluijs are founding partners at PIC Agency, an audio-visual communications studio focused on entertainment and motion design based in Los Angeles, California. For more than two years Green and van Sluijs have worked on a documentary that tells the… Read More ›
Today in 1916 Charlie Chaplin signs with Mutual Film Corporation. “By 1916, just two years after appearing in his first motion picture, Charles Chaplin had become the most famous entertainer in the world. Buoyed by his enormously successful comedies for… Read More ›
Released on March 9, 1920 in Berlin, Ernst Lubitsch comedy, Kohlhiesels Töchter. Full cast and crew available here.
Celebrating the film’s 1925 release in England today. This is the famed director’s solo directorial debut. The list of the film’s full cast and crew available here.