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Five films I saw at the 1st Kennington Bioscope Silent Film Weekend

Silent film marathon #kenningtonbioscope

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At this time of year, a silent film fan starts packing sun cream and sandals and contemplating a journey south to enjoy some warm weather and classic cinema in the company of like-minded souls.

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Silent Film

Village People 3

Pading out the village requires imagination and a bit of converting on occasions but picked up a few interesting figures.

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Silent Comedian, Talking Picture

So: Chaplin resisted talking, and even as late as THE GREAT DICTATOR (1939) was carving out sections of his films which could work as pantomime. (But people don’t acknowledge the extent to which Chaplin embraced and experimented with… 749 altre parole


Harold Lloyd's Speedy - Five Fun Facts

This Saturday morning, May 30, Harold Lloyd’s granddaughter Suzanne Lloyd and I will be introducing Lloyd’s final silent comedy Speedy (1928) at the Castro Theater as part of the… 305 altre parole

Silent Movie Locations

My Last Words

When the billionaire Charles Foster Kane breathed his last, in what’s often regarded as one of the greatest films of all time, his last utterance was the mysterious “ 1.140 altre parole

A Personal Life

San Francisco Silent Film Festival, 2015!

Hello dear readers, my goodness, it has been a long time since I’ve posted. I’ve been so busy with various projects that I feel that Backlots has been relegated to the back burner. 218 altre parole

Lara Gabrielle Fowler

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Señor Wences, ventriloquist (1896-1999)

Harold Lloyd, actor & producer (1893-1971)
Gregory Ratoff, director, actor & producer (1897-1960)
Nina Foch, actress (1924-2008)
Veronica Cartwright, actress (1949- )

Classic Hollywood Birthdays