Neatorama Posts Tagged "silent film"
Helen Holmes: The Girl at the Switch...

A century before Jennifer Lawrence was slinging ar...  ...l climax to an episode of the wildly popular 1915 silent film series The Hazards of Helen. In a few year’...  ...as she faded into obscurity with the rest of the silent film stars- was what she did behind the scenes. A Chic...  ...large part, its cr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/02/Helen-Holmes-The-Girl-at-the-Switch/
Greed: The Lost Masterpiece...

The following is an article from Uncle John's Endl...  ...John's Endlessly Engrossing Bathroom Reader. For film director Eric von Stroheim, bringing his favorite...  ...uld make it a hard book to turn into a movie, but silent film director Eric von Stroheim knew he could do it. T...  ...s of odd jobs found work...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/29/Greed-The-Lost-Masterpiece/
Classic Hollywood’s First Asian-American Star...

Anna Mae Wong grew up in Los Angeles, determined t...  ...talent. Still, she had a groundbreaking career in silent films and talkies in both the U.S. and Europe. Wong&rs...  ...lt work of exotic roles she’d played on the silent screen, audiences expected her to speak with a br...  ...partially be attribut...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/01/Classic-Hollywoods-First-Asian-American-Star/
An Absurd Device to Add Dialogue to Silent Films

The motion picture industry was in full swing years before synchronized sound was developed. Many engineers were working on adding sound to movies, but one of the strangest ideas came from romance novelist and amateur en...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/30/An-Absurd-Device-to-Add-Dialogue-to-Silent-Films/
A Life in the Gossip Columns...

The silent movie actress Pola Negri was one of Hollywood's f...  ...rst imports, after she achieved stardom in German films . But German imports were risky in the aftermath o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/16/A-Life-in-the-Gossip-Columns/
White Shadow: Alfred Hitchcock's First Film

Alfred Hitchcock made his first movie in 1924. The...  ...ix reels were found mislabeled in the New Zealand Film Archive. Now the National Film Preservation Foundation has made it available onl...  ...he White Shadow" is as close to being a Hitchcock film as a movie can get wit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/21/White-Shadow-Alfred-Hitchcocks-First-Film/
The 10 Best Films of the 1890s

They're heavy on effects, light on dialogue, and a...  ....V. Club posted a four-part post listing the best films of the 1990s (links available) that, of course, b...  ...talking about a companion list covering the best films of the 1890s. But the more we talked about it, th...  ...to turn back the clock to the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/23/The-10-Best-Films-of-the-1890s/
The Best Silent Horror Films

Halloween is the time to watch horror films , but there are some old ones that you probably ha...  ...hundred years! Balladeer's Blog has a list of 31 silent horror films going back as far as Georges Melies' 1896 short film Le Manoir du Dia...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/19/The-Best-Silent-Horror-Films/
This Town Ain't Big Enough For Both Of Us...

(YouTube link) "This Town Ain't Big Enough For...  ...has been rerecorded several times since then. A " silent film " version is the soundtrack for this 1920s-style a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/19/this-town-aint-big-enough-for-both-of-us/
The Daughter of Dawn...

In 1920, a feature film was shot in Oklahoma starring an entirely Native...  ...ians as foils for the cavalry or gunfighters. The film , The Daughter of Dawn, received critical acclaim...  ...was lost or destroyed, as so many of those early films were. In 2005, Brian Hearn, t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/18/the-daughter-of-dawn/




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