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In a reciente commemoration of St. Andrews día the Glasgow Film Theatre (GFT) had a día of films based in Scotland. The theme was called 'Hollywood dreams of Scotland'. The itinerary featured disney Pixar's Brave, followed por silent film Annie Laurie and ending with cult classic Highlander. But I will focus solely on one film: Annie Laurie.

Originally released on 11th May 1927, the historical drama stars silent icono Lillian Gish in the titular role. escritura credits go to oscar nominated screenwriter Josephine Lovett; the film was directed por John S. Robertson, director of Dr. Jeckyll & Mr....
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posted by AcidBanter
 Louise Brooks
Louise Brooks
Books por Louise Brooks

link por Louise Brooks. Essays on her time in Hollywood por the woman herself.

link por Jan Wahl and Louise Brooks. Featuring letters written por Miss Brooks to Jan Wahl.

Books about Louise Brooks

link por Barry Paris. This biography is usually highly rated por those who have read it.

link por Peter Cowie. Foreword por Jack Garner. A biography featuring some of the most spectacular imágenes of this Silent icon.

link por Roland Jaccard. Another biography about Miss Brooks, according to one reader it is a great companion to Pandora's Box.

Books Inspired por Louise Brooks

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001. link (1927) Dir. F. W. Murnau

008. link (1930) Dir. F. W. Murnau

016. link (1927) Dir. Fritz Lang

046. link (1924) Dir. Fritz Lang

050. link (1928) Dir. Carl Theodor Dreyer

052. Birth of a Nation (1915) Dir. D. W. Griffith

061. link (1931) Dir. F. W. Murnau

069. link (1922) Dir. Fritz Lang

070. link (1922) Dir. F. W. Murnau

077. link (1927) Dir. William A. Wellman

078. link (1926) Dir. F. W. Murnau

090. link (1928) Dir. Fritz Lang

091. link (1929) Dir. Fritz Lang

092. link (1920) Dir. Robert Wiene

093. link (1919) Dir. Ernst Lubitsch

097. link (1929) Dir. G. W. Pabst

098. link (1924) Dir. Raoul Walsh

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The silent movie Der Golem produced in 1920, is a masterpiece in film making. Based on a legend in Jewish mysticism, its narrative tells of a clay statue brought to life por Rabbi Loew in a medieval Prague ghetto to defend the Jews from ongoing persecution and attack por the city's rulers. It is found in the rubble of an old synagogue and is used as a servant, initially doing nothing but good. The Golem falls in love, but when his amor is rejected, he goes on a murderous rampage leaving a trail of destruction.
Beautifully styled, with captivating sets and dramatic evocative cinematography by...
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0033. Nanook of the North (1922) Dir. Robert Flaherty

0062. link (1928) Dir. Carl Theodor Dreyer

0134. link (1922) Dir. Benjamin Christensen

0266. link (1927) Dir. Cecil B. DeMille

0358. link (1929) Dir. G. W. Pabst

0371. Outsider: Body & Soul / Borderline (1925/1930) Dir. Oscar Micheaux / Kenneth MacPherson

0528. link (1927/1928) Dir. Josef Von Sternberg

0529. link (1927) Dir. Josef Von Sternberg

0530. link (1928) Dir. Josef Von Sternberg

0531. link (1928) Dir. Josef Von Sternberg

0579. link (1921) Dir. Victor Sjöström

0623. link (1928) Dir. Paul Fejos

0662. link (1923) Dir. fred Newmeyer / Sam...
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This is a starting lista for anyone interested in learning más about Rudolph Valentino.

Books and artículos por Rudolph Valentino

* Daydreams (1923) MacFadden Publications, Inc. (New York). A book of poesía authored por Valentino. This book is not too difficult to locate.
* Daydreams (1923) Hurst and Blackett, Ltd. (London). Also published in a rare softbound version in 1924.
* Sogni ad occhi aperti (Day Dreams)- Italian edition translated por Marinella Grosa. (1995) Libreria Petrini Torino (Italy).
* How tu Can Keep Fit (1923) MacFadden Publications (New York). This was originally published in...
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The silent movie era lasted from 1895 to 1936, and produced some of the most iconic, flamboyant and melodramatic imagery ever seen on film.
In silent films the dialogue is notably transmitted through gestures, mime and título cards consisting of a written indication of the films plot. In the very beginning, música was only used to entertain the audiences before the movie began, and during the intervals, later, a pianist, organist and sometimes an orchestra would play música to accompany the films, aiding in the creation of mood - música was paramount.
The silent movie era was a time of experimentation,...
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