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German Expressionism 101 – Part Two (The Cabinet of Doctor Caligari)

German Expressionism 101 Part Two Like the pretty much all of the art in 1920s Germany, Expressionism dominated German Cinema. Before WWI, the German Film Industry lagged behind countries such as the US, France, and Italy due to its lack … 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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Preserving History: The Essanay Studios Indiegogo Campaign

Preserving History: The Restoration of Iconic Essanay Studios The Famous terracotta entrance to present-day Essanay Studios. History is such a beautiful thing. Like a giant puzzle with endless pieces, History provides us with context for concepts and events as infinite in … Continue reading

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