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Girl, Reconstructed: Clara Bow in GET YOUR MAN (1927)

“Everything you’re going to see today has never been screened before,” film historian David Stenn said on Sunday at the Museum of Modern Art. These are words most film fans only dream of hearing. But when they’re spoken by the biographer of Silent … Continue reading

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Screening Report: Clara Bow in IT (1927) at Nitehawk Cinema

Talking is never okay at the movies. But what about singing? Vocalist Mary Alouette and the djangOrchestra accompanied Clarence G. Badger’s IT (1927) today during a brunch screening at the Nitehawk Cinema in Brooklyn, and the result was surprisingly effective. … Continue reading

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The Restoration of WINGS (1927): The Loudest Silent Movie I’ve Ever Seen

For more than 80 years, WINGS was considered the only silent film to have won an Academy Award for Best Picture. It now shares that distinction with THE ARTIST, a fact which irks many fans of silent cinema who don’t … Continue reading

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