I’m going to challenge this forum, my blog readers, and anyone else reading this to write a little something about their favorite parts of silent film. This can be in any form. Poetry, essay, prose… Anything you’re comfortable with. This can be about a specific player, director, or even about the photoplay in general. I … Continue reading Silent Photoplay Poetry Challenge
It’s raining (true) It’s pouring (more specific, but also true) The old man is snoring (not sure who this said “old man” is) He bumped his head when he went to bed (should have laid off the bourbon) And he couldn’t get up in the morning (hope he’s retired) Continue reading It’s Raining
Here is a little poem I wrote! Moving images on the screen Glowing people playing their part Angel-like far off creatures they seem. No voices, yet they talk Never may we converse They say everything with their eyes Gone, though alive again today Each time we see them In a silent photoplay! Please visit our … Continue reading The Photoplay
This little clip is great! I already knew I liked Herman’s Hermits, but this video makes can me love them! Come check out the SilentPhotoplay forum and watch Herman’s Hermits-Leaning On A Lamp Post. http://forum.silentphotoplay.com/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=168 Continue reading Herman’s Hermits
Happy May Day, everyone! I love May Day so much! I think it’s a really fun tradition. I get just as excited about May Day as I do Easter! Celebrate May Day with me, and take a look! Click on this link. May Day! See You There! Continue reading Happy Happy May Day!
Hi, everyone! My silentphotoplay forum is up and running, and now has over 1000 posts! I hope you will come check us out, and join in on the fun! I encourage you to join the discussion of silent photoplay, and much, much more!! Here is the link. http://forum.silentphotoplay.com See you there! 🙂 Continue reading SilentPhotoplay Forum
Way back in the distant past of August 2016, we talked about the Popular Players Contest that was conducted by The Motion Picture Story Magazine in 1912. You can find my post about it here. At the end, I stated that it was a mystery what was finally given as a prize. It must not have been … Continue reading Echoes From the Popular Players Contest