This short features clips from silent films (mostly unidentified) of the 1910's, accompanied by humorous commentary. Highlighted are early appearances of stars still recognized today (e.g., ... See full summary »
After World War I Irish rebels launch an uprising with the aim of creating an Irish republic, independent of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. One of the rebellion's leaders ... See full summary »
Patricia O'Grady is the daughter of Irish Vaudeville performer, Rosie O'Grady, and is being raised along with her sisters by her father who believes the Vaudeville life contributed to his ... See full summary »
Joan Fisk, daughter of the American ambassador to France, is bored with entertaining the wives of visiting V.I.P.s and decides to conduct an experiment. She accepts a date with an American ... See full summary »
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Many accidental deaths each year are caused by carelessness in the home leading to fires. Such causes are leaving plugged in irons unattended, standing next to gas heaters wearing ... See full summary »
The family consists of Pat, the cop, Mike the fireman, Danny the boxing promoter and Ma. Pat wants Danny to get a real job, because most of his fighters end up in Polookaville and Pat wants... See full summary »
Olivia de Havilland
This short goes inside government research laboratories to showcase some of the products that will be used in the near future. Some are for general use, such as computerized assembly lines,... See full summary »
The movie features two clips from the otherwise lost film My Official Wife (1914), with an extra identified as Leon Trotsky. Silent film historian Kevin Brownlow has established that Trotsky was not in the U.S. at the time that film was shot, and that any resemblance was presumably coincidental. See more »
A look at THE MOVIE ALBUM reveals stars from yesterday, but not always at their best & brightest.
This little film takes a somewhat supercilious look at sequences from old silent films, showing that even by 1931 they were considered by some within the movie industry to be passé. While a few celebrities are treated with respect - Sir Charles Chaplin, Wally Reid and the legendary John Bunny - others, such as Norma Shearer, Lillian Gish & Lionel Barrymore are gently ridiculed.
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