Saving Brinton documentary review: the man with a mission to rescue a slice of cinema history

MaryAnn’s quick take… A charming tribute to one remarkably dedicated cinema fan and historian, and to his decades-long hard work to save an essential piece of the pop-culture past and cultivate its story for the future. I’m “biast” (pro): nothing

I’m “biast” (con): nothing

(what is this about? see my critic’s minifesto) women’s participation in this film

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Who’da thunk that a small town in the rural American Midwest would be such a hot stop on a global tour of the history of cinema? Thirty years ago, former history schoolteacher Michael Zahs, of Washington, Iowa, was gifted a collection of old film memorabilia from the estate of Frank and Indiana Brinton, a husband-and-wife team of entertainment impresarios who brought fun, news, and visions of distant lands to audiences across the heartland of America in the days before radio, TV,
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