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Moving Pictures: For Modern Audiences

In a poll that I conducted with 20 of my “middle-aged” friends, I found that about half had seen fewer than five silent films in their lifetime, and one had … Continue reading

04/20/2017 · 6 Comments

Lost Film: London After Midnight (1927)

US 65m, B&W, Silent Director: Tod Browning; Cast: Lon Chaney, Marceline Day, Conrad Nagel, Henry B. Walthall, Polly Moran, Claude King As one of the most sought after lost films … Continue reading

03/26/2017 · Leave a comment

Moving Pictures: In Canada, eh?

It was not until 1968, with the formation of the CRTC, that the Canadian government legislated Canadian content. However, it seems that such concerns had an early start in the … Continue reading

10/13/2016 · Leave a comment

Moving Pictures: on the Campaign Trail

The October 1916 edition of The Moving Picture World, p.53, contains a report by Edward Weitzel on the use of the screen for campaign purposes by the Democratic and Republican … Continue reading

10/03/2016 · Leave a comment