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Moving Pictures: The Valentino Medal

As reported in the January 1925 edition of Moving Picture World, Rudolph Valentino would present “a handsome gold medal to the motion picture actor or actress who gives the best … Continue reading

04/06/2016 · Leave a comment

Moving Pictures: Get Wise Charlie!

One of the most interesting features of the early trade magazines are the “reviews” of new silent films. In Moving Picture World these took the form of reports from theater … Continue reading

04/05/2016 · Leave a comment

First World War Speakers (Film) Series

Another interesting opportunity to learn about film and WWI is coming to St. John’s, Newfoundland in early April. The Room continues its program of commemoration activities with a lecture by Dr. Seth … Continue reading

04/01/2016 · 1 Comment

Moving Pictures: For People of Superior Minds

From the early trade magazines, it is apparent that technical advances in film quickly outpaced the quality of many film productions. In the industry’s efforts to make a quick buck, the production … Continue reading

01/18/2016 · Leave a comment