Monthly Archives: November 2014

Cobra 1925

Cobra is a 1925 silent film starring Rudolph Valentino, Nita Naldi, Casson Ferguson, and Getrude Olmstead. Valentino plays a penniless nobleman whose weakness is women. “There are times when friendship becomes the most important thing in a man’s life, stronger … Continue reading

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The Hungarian Rhapsody – Vilma Banky

Vilma Banky began her acting career in 1919 in Hungary. She was brought to the United States by Samuel Goldwyn in 1925 and was called “The Hungarian Rhapsody”. She had three talkies and out of her 24 films, only 8 … Continue reading

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It Started With Eve

I became a Deanna Durbin fan after I saw It Started with Eve on TCM. It’s also my favorite movie of hers. It also stars Charles Laughton and Robert Cummings.

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Daredevil of the Skies – Ormer Locklear

Ormer Lockear was a brilliant stunt pilot who pioneered aerial acrobatics during the silent film era. He only made two films, The Great Air Robbery (1919) and The Skywayman (1920). His untimely death during a tragic stunt was caught on … Continue reading

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The Thief of Bagdad 1924

This post is part of the Fairy Tale Blogathon hosted by Movies Silently. Please note this post contains SPOILERS! The Thief of Bagdad is a 1924 silent film starring Douglas Fairbanks. It is a timeless, epic masterpiece. It is also … Continue reading

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