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Silents are Golden: Paving The Way For The Movies–A Nod To Victorian Film Pioneers

Paving The Way For The Movies — A Nod To Victorian Film Pioneers When you study the origins of film, it almost seems to have begun by magic. For centuries there was painting and sculpture. By the 19th century there … Continue reading

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Silents are Golden: Learning To Love Those Title Cards

Learning To Love Those Title Cards So there you are, a wide-eyed silent film newbie, getting ready to pop in a pre-1927 film for the very first time. With your popcorn and beverage at the ready, you settle into the … Continue reading

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Silents are Golden: “But They’re So Primitive!”– Some Common Misconceptions About Silent Films

“But They’re So Primitive!” Some Common Misconceptions About Silent Films It’s a conversation that fans of silent film are all very familiar with. You tell someone you love watching silents. They laugh. Then it dawns on them that you aren’t … Continue reading

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