Once upon a time there was a lady who was still a child at heart, although she was really over thirty. But we often feel much younger than our physical age when we stay in touch with our inner selves, don’t we? Every summer, especially in August, this grown up child at heart would sometimes … Continue reading Froggies
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)
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
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!
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
Hi everyone! I just wanted to make a quick announcement about the BRAND SPANKING NEW forum for people like us, who love old things and get nostalgic. It’s in its early stages, but stop by for a look! I’m very excited about this. It’s here. Thanks for checking it out!
Behold! A lovely picture of Vedah Bertram from the June 1912 issue of Motion Picture Story Magazine. Note the misspelling of her name from Vedah to Veda. 🙂
For our very last episode of the Cinnamon Bear *sob* there are no new characters to introduce. I’d like to take this time to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas. Thank you so much to those who took the time to listen to this serial all the way through, and thank you to those who … Continue reading Cinnamon Bear Episode #26