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Excuse my mess!

Hi, everyone! I reworking my blog so there is going to be some downtime/messy pages over the next few days. The results are going to be amazing (I promise!) but things are going to be a bit disorganized and there may be some outages tonight and tomorrow morning. Bear with me, please! Tidiness is overrated … Continue reading

Cecil B. DeMille in 1915: Hot Sands, Hotter Love, Tenements and Wild Geese
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Cecil B. DeMille in 1915: Hot Sands, Hotter Love, Tenements and Wild Geese

Last time, we learned that Cecil B. DeMille started 1915 with a shaky mix of established stage stars, popular plays and his own original material. We ended with The Captive, an original story created by DeMille and his collaborator Jeanie Macpherson. The tale was likely designed to get one more use out of the Montenegrin … Continue reading

Cecil B. DeMille in 1915: Civil Wars! Stage Coaches! The Stock Exchange! Montenegro?
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Cecil B. DeMille in 1915: Civil Wars! Stage Coaches! The Stock Exchange! Montenegro?

Welcome to the Classic Movie History Project Blogathon! Be sure to read the other wonderful posts covering every year from 1915 to 1950. This is my contribution, the first in a three-part series. 1915 changed the face of motion pictures in a way that would not be seen again until the coming of sound. The … Continue reading

The Classic Movie History Project Blogathon: The Silent Era
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The Classic Movie History Project Blogathon: The Silent Era

Welcome to the Classic Movie History Project Blogathon! My co-hostesses and I will be giving you a guided tour through the history of film from 1915 to 1950. I will be handling the silent era (1915-1926), Silver Screenings is hosting 1927-1938 on 1/13/14 and Once Upon a Screen is responsible for 1939-1950 on 1/14/14. Participants … Continue reading