Sweethearts of the Silent Cinema
Background During the formative years of silent films, the major filmmakers and studios had “stock companies”. It was an idea
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The Influence of German Expressionism
All artists, be they painters or musicians, have likely been influenced by the work of another. Rarely does one create
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Film Noir – Danger, Darkness and Dames
Welcome to Film Noir: Danger, Darkness and Dames! This online course was written by Chris Garcia, an Austin American-Statesman Film
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Rudolph Valentino & the Mineralava Tour of 1923
Background In 1921, screenwriter June Mathis befriended a young man and secured him a role in Rex Ingram’s The Four
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Femme Fatale – The Black Widow of Film Noir
She was a predator; she was the antagonist. There was nothing honorable about her, from her selfish thoughts to her
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King Vidor – The Leading Light
Part One: The Director King Vidor was born in Galveston, Texas, February 8, 1894. The small island had been home
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