Category Archives: Silent Film

The Saturday Matinee Silent Movie

  Many people don’t know this, but the movie industry did not always treat women as badly as it does now. In fact, back in the early days of the nickelodeons, women often owned and managed these establishments. According to … Continue reading

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The Spiritualist – Part One

And now assuming YouTube cooperates, here’s the latest B-movie extravaganza! In keeping with the mood of the Halloween weekend, I’ve chosen a rather spooky film noir/thriller. It’s called The Amazing Mr. X, but they re-named it The Spiritualist! And so … Continue reading

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Nothing From Me This Week, But a Trip to a Film Festival!

That image you see above is the logo for the Austin Film Festival, which is where I’ll be this weekend! Yes, I finally recovered from the worst case of cancer AIDS cold ever. This is considered one of the (if … Continue reading

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A Buster Keaton Break

I humbly apologize for not having a movie review today. In between visits to various doctors for my random and sundry ailments, I simply haven’t had time. Yeah, yeah, I know … boo hoo! 🙂 Even so, I went digging … Continue reading

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