A Too-Brief Career: The Screen Debut And Last Hurrah Of Robert Harron
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by Lea S.
2d ago
This post is especially for the Classic Movie Blog Association’s spring blogathon, “Screen Debuts & Last Hurrahs.” It’s also not a bad companion piece to the Harron interview I shared earlier this month Please visit this link to see the many great posts my fellow members have written this week! When we think of stars ..read more
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Repost: “The Home Maker” (1925)
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by Lea S.
3w ago
Today I thought I’d share my review of a film that’s not well known, but which I heartily recommend. Hope you enjoy ..read more
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“Buoyant Bobby”–A 1919 Interview With Robert Harron
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by Lea S.
3w ago
Happy Friday, Silent-ology readers! As promised, I conducted the drawing for the hard copy of this year’s San Francisco Silent Film Festival program book (which also contains an article by yours truly!). These drawings are always conducted with the utmost ..read more
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Recapping The San Francisco Silent Film Festival 2024! (Plus A Giveaway)
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by Lea S.
1M ago
If I seemed absent for the past week or so, it’s because I had the joy of finally returning to the San Francisco Silent Film Festival for the first time since 2019! (Gee, I wonder what happened in the last ..read more
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The Muse Of Steel And Electricity: Brigitte Helm
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by Lea S.
1M ago
There is the glittering scythe and behind it the swing of the scythe. That is Helm, acting. –Robert Herring, 1930 Her screen presence hovered somewhere between “virginal” and “vamp,” although she was usually typecast as the latter. Her smooth face ..read more
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Exploring The Pressbook For “The General” (1927)
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by Lea S.
1M ago
I know I’ve been on a bit of a “ballyhoo” kick since the blogathon, but this is the last post for now–it’s too good not to share! As I’ve explained in my last couple posts, exhibitors had plenty of tricks ..read more
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~A Big Thank You To All!~
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by Lea S.
2M ago
And just like that, our 10th Annual Buster Keaton Blogathon is a wrap! Buster himself would like to pop in and say: Is that not a fabulous, rare picture?! Its source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch, St. Louis, Missouri, Sunday Nov. 15 ..read more
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“Keaton Takes The Honors!”–Tie-Ups And Ballyhoo In The Age Of Exhibiting Buster 
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by Lea S.
2M ago
This is my own post for the 10th Annual Buster Keaton Blogathon–I hope you enjoy it! What was the moviegoing experience like when Buster Keaton films were first released back in 1920-1928? If you’re imagining seeing a few Buster posters ..read more
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~The 10th Annual Buster Keaton Blogathon~
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by Lea S.
2M ago
It has begun! We’ve done it, my friends: We’ve reached the 10-year milestone of this online event. There’s not a lot of blogathons that have this distinction–just amazing! Fitting for this decade-long celebration of all things Buster, our turnout this ..read more
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Less Than A Week Until Busterthon 10!
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by Lea S.
3M ago
Only a few days to go, my friends, until we reunite for our 10th straight year of celebrating our favorite comedian! It’s exciting to see how many of you signed up–I know it’s going to be another memorable event! I’ve ..read more
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