When a mysterious figure appears to cause a series of disruptions at the Frisbie Home in New York, word goes out to Scotland Yard that the Fuzz-Faced Phantom is at work. Soon, Charley ... See full summary »
Harold L. Muller,
Charles R. Bowers
Charles R. Bowers,
The human eye, the human form, the human face: these are the three central images of this avant-garde collage and kaleidoscope of shifting and fractured images, changing colors, and pulsing... See full summary »
George Veditz, one-time president of the National Association of the Deaf of the United States, outlines the right of deaf people to sign instead of speak.
Deafened by scarlet fever at the age of eight, Veditz was one of the first to make motion-picture recordings of American Sign Language. Taking care to sign precisely and in large gestures for the cameras, Veditz chose fiery biblical passages to give his speech emotional impact.
I suspect the reason this film is generally rated so low is because it has no subtitles. And yes, that is something future distributors ought to consider. But at the same time, blind people cannot see movies and deaf people cannot hear them... maybe it is fair that at least one movie was intended for an audience that is not the majority.
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