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Hundreds Of Beavers

Silent-Era Slapstick Revival ‘Hundreds of Beavers’ Is Dam Brilliant


This is dam good stuff.

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‘Where Are My Children?’ and Lois Weber’s Trailblazing Films About Women


First-wave feminism sprung from the birth control movement, which is on full display in Weber’s controversial 1916 film.

Maria P Williams

‘Flames of Wrath’ and the Pioneering African-American Women of Silent Cinema


Maria P. Williams was one of the first African-American women to make movies, and her life is as fascinating as the one known film she made.

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How to Introduce Kids to the Silent Film Comedians Chaplin, Keaton, and Lloyd


How do you get your children to appreciate Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton, and Harold Lloyd? Let us guide you through the classics.

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‘Shoes’ and Lois Weber’s Early Hollywood Influence


Lois Weber’s contributions to Hollywood cinema cannot be underestimated.

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30 Essential Films of the Silent Era


The tl;dr version of the silent film era.

joan of arc

The Psychology of the Close-up in ‘The Passion of Joan of Arc’