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Silents are Golden: The Irrepressible Harold Loyd

Silents are Golden: The Irrepressible Harold Loyd If we can credit a single figure for being a silent comedy legend, a gifted performer, a pioneer of the cinema, and the very personification of the can-do spirit of the 1920s, it’s … Continue reading

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FilmStruck Forum: Chaplin, Bogie and an Undiscovered Gem

FilmStruck Forum: Chaplin, Bogie and More Exploring the Streaming Movie Service As I continue to explore and acclimate to FilmStruck, I’m finding that my biggest ‘problem’ is trying to decide what to watch.  But alas, I’m muddling through making those … Continue reading

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Charlie Chaplin at Essanay

  Charlie Chaplin at Essanay A celebratory dance and a hefty paycheck signaled the start of Charlie Chaplin’s stay with the Essanay Film Manufacturing Company, but his year-and-a-half stay with the studio produced more than that. It was the start … Continue reading

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Saving and Restoring Historic Essanay Studios: Interview with Gary Keller at The Essanay Center

  Interview with Gary N. Keller at The Essanay Center Essanay Studios is currently running an Indiegogo Campaign to raise money for the preservation and revitalization of their historic film studio — the first and last remaining silent film studio. CMH … Continue reading

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