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Watch It & Review It: Male and Female (1919)

Posted by Brandy Dean November 30, 2012 3 Comments 2805 views

Cecile B. DeMille’s Male and Female was released on November 30, 1919, and this one is a beauty people! You’ve got sexual tension between aristocrats and common folk, you’ve got shipwrecks, and you’ve got savage jungle survival! There’s thrills and chills! And there’s also a butler who becomes an atavistic island king, mostly ’cause the […]

Watch It & Review It: Our Hospitality (1923)

Posted by Brandy Dean November 19, 2012 0 Comment 2164 views

Buster Keaton’s Our Hospitality was released on November 19, 1923. I’m pretty sure I don’t need to tell you anything more than its BUSTER KEATON. But you can slip away for an hour today, watch Our Hospitality, and marvel over just how funny and fresh it is lo these many years later. Directed by Buster […]

Watch: Raggedy Rose (1926)

Posted by Brandy Dean November 7, 2012 0 Comment 1842 views

Raggedy Rose is a cute little silent comedy from 1926 starring Mabel Normand. Rose works for a cheap-skate junk dealer and dreams of romance with a wealthy bachelor. I say: who doesn’t, sister? There’s not a lot that’s truly special about Raggedy Rose. Except that Mabel is always charming. And except that it was co-written […]

Watch: The Headless Horseman (1922)

Posted by Brandy Dean November 5, 2012 0 Comment 2232 views

The Headless Horseman starring Will Rogers was released November 5, 1922. While this wouldn’t be the last film adaptation of Washington Irving’s “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”, it is the earliest that I can rustle up. In this version, the sleepy town of Sleepy Hollow is prepping for the arrival of new school master Ichabod […]

Watch: Just Rambling Along (1918)

Posted by Brandy Dean November 3, 2012 0 Comment 1798 views

The earliest surviving Stan Laurel movie and the first film he made with Hal Roach, the silent Just Rambling Along, was released on November 3, 1918. The story is what you might expect – a nice boy gets into scrapes until he meets a pretty gal – who gets him into the biggest scrape at […]

Watch: The Musketeers of Pig Alley (1912)

Posted by Brandy Dean October 31, 2012 0 Comment 1796 views

Directed by D.W. Griffith and written by Anita Loos, The Musketeers of Pig Alley is often cited as the first gangster film. The short was originally released on October 31, 1912 and got a re-release a few years later on November 5, 1915. While The Musketeers of Pig Alley is no Scarface (either Muni or […]

Watch: The Speed Kings (1913)

Posted by Brandy Dean October 30, 2012 0 Comment 1573 views

The Speed Kings, a silent short starring Mabel Normad, was released on October 30, 1913. It features some excellent footage of early autoracing and an angry papa trying to keep Mabel away from a bad boy race car driver. It’s short, it’s funny, and keep your eyes peeled for a Fatty Arbuckle sighting. Cast Ford […]

Watch: The Sheik (1921)

Posted by Brandy Dean October 30, 2012 0 Comment 2212 views

Hold on to your hearts ladies, The Sheik was released on October 30, 1921. Why so close to Halloween? Because Rudolph Valentino was scary sexy, that’s why! Okay, all kidding aside. Rudolph Valentino is well, Rudolph Valentino and The Sheik is a Valentino vehicle. The plot is a bit complicated, but let’s just say it’s […]

Watch: The Golem (1920)

Posted by Brandy Dean October 29, 2012 0 Comment 1904 views

Just in time for Halloween, The Golem was released on October 29, 1920. Obviously, The Golem refers to a pretty old Jewish folk legend, but this movie was specifically adapted from the 1915 novel The Golem by Gustav Meyrink. The Golem was made by Paul Wegener, but… it was directed by Carl Boese and Wegener, […]

Watch: The Extra Girl (1923)

Posted by Brandy Dean October 28, 2012 0 Comment 1780 views

The Extra Girl, produced by Mack Sennett and starring Mabel Normand, was released on October 28, 1923. It’s one of the earlier movies about the movies, with a focus on the barely born Southern California movie making industry, yet we’ve still got the innocent girl trying to make it big kind of cliches in play. […]

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