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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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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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Silents are Golden: Silent Superstars – The Unique Career of Theda Bara

Silents are Golden: Silent Superstars – The Unique Career of Theda Bara With her pale makeup, thick black hair, and large eyes rimmed heavily with black makeup, she was – and is – one of the most iconic actresses of … Continue reading

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Silents are Golden: A Closer Look at – Intolerance (1916)

Silents are Golden: A Closer Look at: Intolerance (1916) Along with my “Silent Superstars” series, I thought it would be fun to dive into the history behind specific films. Let’s start with a look at one of biggest spectacles ever … Continue reading

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