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Silents are Golden: Before Valentino – 6 Heartthrobs Of The 1910s

Silents are Golden: Before Valentino – 6 Heartthrobs Of The 1910s When Rudolph Valentino became a 1920s superstar thanks to the megahits The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1921) and The Sheik (1921), he basically changed the definition of “matinee … Continue reading

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Chariot Races and Copyright Infringement: A Tale of Ben Hur (Remakes and the Early Days of Film, 4)

  Chariot Races and Copyright Infringement: A Tale of Ben Hur In 1907, the state of the American film industry was rather poor and was still, largely, in its infancy. D.W. Griffith had just joined the industry as an actor, … Continue reading

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