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Cruel, Cruel Love (1914)

US 16m, B&W, Silent Director: Charlie Chaplin; Cast: Charles Chaplin, Edgar Kennedy, Minta Durfee, Alice Davenport, Glen Cavender, Billy Gilbert, Chester Conklin Cruel, Cruel Love is a peek into the … Continue reading

12/01/2016 · Leave a comment

A Day’s Pleasure (1919)

US 21m, B&W, silent Director: Charlie Chaplin; Cast: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Tom Wilson, Babe London, Henry Bergman, Loyal Underwood A Day’s Pleasure is a simply made comic short that … Continue reading

11/29/2016 · Leave a comment

Unheimliche Geschichten (1919)

Germany 138m, B&W, Silent Director: Richard Oswald; Cast: Conrad Veidt, Reinhold Schünzel, Anita Berber, Hugo Döblin, Paul Morgan, Georg John, Bernhard Goetzke Unheimliche Geschichten is an anthology of five short … Continue reading

11/27/2016 · Leave a comment

A Burlesque on Carmen (1915)

US 31m, B&W, silent Director: Charlie Chaplin; Cast: Charles Chaplin, Jack Henderson, Edna Purviance, Leo White A Burlesque on Carmen is a parody of Cecil B. DeMille’s 1915 dramatic version … Continue reading

11/27/2016 · 2 Comments

A Dog’s Life (1918)

US 33m, B&W, silent Director: Charlie Chaplin; Cast: Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Sydney Chaplin, Henry Bergman, Charles Reisner, Albert Austin, Tom Wilson Assisted by his faithful companion, Scraps, Charlie befriends … Continue reading

11/27/2016 · Leave a comment

Aelita (1924)

Russia 113m, B&W, silent Director: Yakov Protazanov; Cast: Yulia Solntseva, Igor Ilyinsky, Nikolai Tseretelli, Nikolai Batalov, Vera Orlova Loosely adapted from Tolstoy’s 1923 novel of the same name, Aelita is … Continue reading

11/27/2016 · Leave a comment

The Hired Hand (1971)

US 93m, Colour Director: Peter Fonda; Cast: Peter Fonda, Warren Oates, Verna Bloom Notable for its beautiful cinematography and score, The Hired Hand is less a traditional western and more … Continue reading

11/26/2016 · Leave a comment