Film Friday – Weekly Roundup
Well now, it’s been a busy week at PCF headquarters. We’re still trying to work out the kinks of the new site and the new email system and the new… well everything. And all the while, planning for an outrageous silent film weekend with two screenings on the same day! That’s a lot of silent film goodness.Not to mention that there’s about a billion docs this gal wants to see at Hot Docs (hello, Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling, anyone?) And of course, those pesky paying clients keep getting in the way… But enough about me! This is about you and giving you some fun Friday links. Happy reading and happy viewing!
Whoa, the Timeline of Historical Film Colors is fascinating!
The Bioscope updates the online journal page. Now there’s a growing resource.
What if Hollywood was in Philly? Moving Image Archive News takes a look at Betzwood Motion Picture Studio.
The Movie Morlocks examine the perils of remaking Laurel and Hardy, not the least of which is that Danson and Mandel are no Laurel and Hardy.
KC at Classic Movies is hosting a Mary Pickford blog-a-thon in June. Sharpen those pencils and get to crackin’ on those Pickford posts!
The Cinementals review Harlow in Hollywood.
It’s official – documentary filmmaking is more than a hobby. Wait, we had to make that official?
Many thanks to Steve Bailey on Facebook for pointing out this version of Buster Keaton’s Playhouse set to the swinging sounds of Count Basie!