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by ghunka
Wed Feb 07, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: Talking About Silents
Topic: What's The Last Silent Movie You Watched? [2018]
Replies: 699
Views: 80534

Re: What's The Last Silent Movie You Watched? [2018]

I'm just working my way into Flicker Alley's Mack Sennett Collection Vol. 1 and fascinated by the first few Biographs. "The Manicure Lady" far more subtle than I might be led to expect, and of course Mabel Normand's freshness in "A Dash Through the Clouds." The Keystones proper next, but I'm delight...
by ghunka
Fri Jan 19, 2018 9:32 am
Forum: Silent Screenings
Topic: New York, NY: Griffith's WAY DOWN EAST (1920) Jan. 19-20
Replies: 0
Views: 849

New York, NY: Griffith's WAY DOWN EAST (1920) Jan. 19-20

Metrograph will present MoMA's restored WAY DOWN EAST in 35mm, with a live piano accompaniment, this weekend:

http://www.georgehunka.com/film/way-down-east/
by ghunka
Tue Jan 02, 2018 1:30 pm
Forum: Talking About Talkies
Topic: THE FATAL GLASS OF BEER (1933)
Replies: 26
Views: 3074

Re: THE FATAL GLASS OF BEER (1933)

You can catch this late tonight on TCM. It starts at 2.15am or so Eastern time.

http://www.tcm.com/this-month/article.h ... ss-of-Beer
by ghunka
Tue Jan 02, 2018 12:19 pm
Forum: Talking About Silents
Topic: MICKEY (1918)
Replies: 18
Views: 4587

Re: MICKEY (1918)

I've been thoroughly charmed by Mabel Normand recently -- and loved Timothy Lefler's biography from 2016 -- and echo WaverBoy's question: Is there any chance the restoration/reconstruction of MICKEY will be completed for its hundredth birthday this year (in August, according to IMDB)?
by ghunka
Tue Jan 02, 2018 12:09 pm
Forum: Silent Screenings
Topic: New York, NY: Chaplin's CITY LIGHTS on New Year's Eve
Replies: 1
Views: 702

Re: New York, NY: Chaplin's CITY LIGHTS on New Year's Eve

Metrograph is holding over its 35mm print of CITY LIGHTS; it's showing today and tomorrow evening.

More details:
http://metrograph.com/film/film/1221/city-lights
by ghunka
Fri Dec 29, 2017 7:33 am
Forum: Silent Screenings
Topic: New York, NY: Chaplin's CITY LIGHTS on New Year's Eve
Replies: 1
Views: 702

New York, NY: Chaplin's CITY LIGHTS on New Year's Eve

Metrograph on Ludlow Street -- which has been pretty generous with Chaplin screenings this year; "Unknown Chaplin" and "The Circus" have been on their schedule over the past few months -- will be screening a 35mm print of "City Lights" for New Year's Eve. The December 31 showings are scheduled for 7...
by ghunka
Wed Nov 15, 2017 2:30 pm
Forum: Silent Screenings
Topic: New York, NY: Brownlow & Gill's "Unknown Chaplin" (1983)
Replies: 0
Views: 543

New York, NY: Brownlow & Gill's "Unknown Chaplin" (1983)

Metrograph will be screening all three episodes of the Kevin Brownlow/David Gill documentary "The Unknown Chaplin" on November 29:

http://metrograph.com/film/film/1058/unknown-chaplin
by ghunka
Wed Nov 08, 2017 9:17 am
Forum: Silent News
Topic: Different from the Others (1919)
Replies: 7
Views: 1910

Different from the Others (1919)

The New Yorker ran this story today about the restoration of the German film "Different from the Others," "widely considered the first feature film about gay love":

https://www.newyorker.com/culture/cultu ... love-story
by ghunka
Thu Oct 26, 2017 7:21 am
Forum: Silent Screenings
Topic: New York, NY: Chaplin's "The Circus" in 35mm at Metrograph
Replies: 0
Views: 533

New York, NY: Chaplin's "The Circus" in 35mm at Metrograph

New York's Metrograph on the Lower East Side will present a 35mm print of Chaplin's "The Circus" in November:

http://www.georgehunka.com/film/the-circus/" target="_blank

"Unknown Chaplin" to follow at a later date, apparently.