In this series, I take search engine queries that led people to my site and try to answer them as best as I can.
While my previous entries had themes to them, this time I will be answering queries that were either odd enough to be intriguing or insulting enough to be infuriating. I hope you enjoy!
Marion Davies in the Great Gatsby?
Secretary homely and married
I don’t think I can help on this one but I am absolutely dying to know what caused someone to search the internet for it.
Hopalong Cassidy television show, silent or talkie?
Silent, of course! All the best television shows were silent. Everyone knows that.
Bessie Love first silent movie star?
Movies about lost boy who meets girl.
Basically every movie ever made.
Classic feminine movies.
I’m female and when I’m not watching silent movies, I’m watching this:
Ah, the most feminine of classic movies!
Silent movies that have breastfeeding.
Wow! I actually know the answer! Tol’able David.
How did Hopalong Cassidy get shot?
With a gun.
How did they do the eye movements in Ella Cinders?
A very famous sequence. It was done with a split screen. (This technique was very refined in the silent era, sometimes better looking than in sound films.)
Reason for the creation of silent movies
Same reason for the creation of sound movies. Because they wanted to.
Films about depravity
Kinetoscope hand cranked?
Marion Davies was an awful actress
Why you… Ok, that’s it.
And stay out!