Silent Movie School: The limping little brother of written literature, eyelid wiggles and Movie Terminology 101

Welcome back to Silent Movie School! We are trying to learn how to make a silent film from contemporary texts. We are continuing are analysis of the Palmer Plan and are also going to branch out into some elective courses. Enjoy, kids!

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Silent Movie School: Orientation and Introduction to the Insatiable Frankenstein Monster

Welcome to the first day of Silent Movie School! We are going to be examining various aspects of silent film production using only books that were available during the silent era. We will start with screenwriting before moving on to acting, directing, camera work and even making posters.

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Unboxing the Silents: The House of Mystery

The House of Mystery is one of the most exciting silent film releases to come along in ages. This serial has been knocking ’em dead on the film festival circuit for a while but this is the first time it has been available to the general public since its release over ninety years ago. And don’t let the word “serial” put you off. Instead, think of The House of Mystery as a very fine miniseries, the kind that sweeps award shows.

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