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., ...
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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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