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2014-03-30 02:19:03 PM  
It goes without saying that this is a pretty cool find. I read that some films survived due to early copyright laws that classified a film as a photograph. They had to print a long, spooled, copy of the entire negative. The resulting "photographs" were then re-photographed and developed on stable celluloid.
 
2014-03-30 05:27:23 PM  
Meanwhile, Biodome will be 10 times a week on HBO until the end of times.
 
2014-03-30 05:50:06 PM  
"The Last Word in Chickens,"

Now that I have to see.
 
2014-03-30 06:17:27 PM  
 "The Dairy Industry and the Canning of Milk" was 1917's most controversial film.

This is great, I love silents and so so many are lost.  BTW, the best streaming source for silent films is  http://www.fandor.com/ (Netflix and Hulu have almost nothing, Amazon more but some require you PPV).

And the NFPF plans to post copies of the film for streaming on their website.

Rockin' - I hope I don't have to do something silly with my IP address to view them.
 
2014-03-30 07:20:40 PM  
This had better be about whales.
 
2014-03-30 07:24:02 PM  
"Non".

/Not really obscure.
 
2014-03-30 08:17:44 PM  

AliceBToklasLives: "The Dairy Industry and the Canning of Milk" was 1917's most controversial film.

This is great, I love silents and so so many are lost.  BTW, the best streaming source for silent films is  http://www.fandor.com/ (Netflix and Hulu have almost nothing, Amazon more but some require you PPV).

And the NFPF plans to post copies of the film for streaming on their website.

Rockin' - I hope I don't have to do something silly with my IP address to view them.


Sweet , thanks!
 
2014-03-30 09:18:58 PM  
If you're into the old stuff, quite a few can be found here -
http://www.bnwmovies.com/
No subscription needed.
 
2014-03-30 09:25:53 PM  

www.trbimg.com

Surpize buttsecks!
 
2014-03-30 09:57:33 PM  

Cybernetic: "Non".

/Not really obscure.


"What did he say?"

"I don't know - I don't speak French."
 
2014-03-30 10:10:31 PM  
s30.postimg.org
 
2014-03-30 11:57:19 PM  

Nicholas D. Wolfwood: Cybernetic: "Non".

/Not really obscure.

"What did he say?"

"I don't know - I don't speak French."


"What did he sa...."


Damnit!

\ "You bad boy"
 
2014-03-31 08:45:27 AM  
CSB:
My great Aunt who passed on at 103 a while back was a silent film star. When the talkies came out, she became a pin up girl for the soldiers, and played organ at theaters that still ran silent films, sometimes with her up on the screen and he playing the back ground music.  I'll be searching the archives for clips of her to run at the Family reunion.
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2014-03-31 09:09:14 AM  
Will they be clost captioned for the deaf?
 
2014-04-01 09:41:51 AM  

vudukungfu: DVDA:
My great Aunt who passed on at 103 a while back was a silent film star. When the talkies came out, she became a pin up girl for the soldiers, and played organ at theaters that still ran silent films, sometimes with her up on the screen and he playing the back ground music.  I'll be searching the archives for clips of her to run at the Family reunion.
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Very Cool Story, Bro. That is pure awesome. I should be getting some rather unique (as in "The only copies in existence") photos from my recently-passed-on WWII Submariner grandfather's collection. He had pictures of some exotic places in the Pacific, and of the Sub while on patrol. I also have a pic of him standing on the deck of the Sub wearing a big grin while holding a pair of Tommyguns, one under each arm (and yes, they were equipped with drums). One of his jobs was to provide heavy fire if needed while they searched sampans for radios. One of these days I will post a few pics when I get the time.
 
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