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Silents are Golden: The Makeup of Silent Clowns

Silents are Golden: The Makeup of Silent Clowns One of my 2019 articles for Classic Movie Hub concentrated on the distinct makeup that was used in silent films. Now let’s take a closer look at the era’s most distinct-looking makeup … Continue reading

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Silents are Golden: A Brief Look at Obscure Silent Film Comedians

A Brief Look at Obscure Silent Film Comedians Since I touched upon the history of silent comedy a couple months ago, I thought I’d do a follow-up post exploring that history in a little more detail. Hope you enjoy! If … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Character Actor Mack Swain

Born February 16, 1876 Character Actor Mack Swain! Character Actor Mack Swain appeared in over 160 films and shorts — including over 50 ‘Ambrose’ shorts, The Idle Class, Pay Day, The Pilgrim — and most famously (and my favorite) as … Continue reading

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