Announcement: The Early Women Filmmakers Blogathon in March!

After a hiatus from blogathon hosting, I am back and rarin’ to go! I was thrilled and honored when Flicker Alley invited me to host an event in celebration of their new Early Women Filmmakers box set (it will be released May 9, 2017) and I’m sure you’ll be just as excited.

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The Buster Keaton Bluray Giveaway!

What’s better than a Buster Keaton Bluray? A free Buster Keaton Bluray! That’s right, the good people at Kino Lorber have provided two Buster Keaton Bluray sets for me to give away to my readers!

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The Silent Movie Sandwich Cookbook (written by the readers of Movies Silently)

I promised to deliver this before the new year and I did! Okay, so it was down to the wire but it’s here at last!

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Announcing #NationalFlapperDay and a “Children of Divorce” Giveaway Sponsored by Flicker Alley!

If you’re like me, you were pretty excited when Flicker Alley announced that they would be releasing Children of Divorce (1927), which stars Clara Bow and Gary Cooper. Well, it gets even better! How would you like to win a copy?

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Classic Movie History Project: Day 4 Recap

Welcome to the day four recap of the Classic Movie History Project. You can catch up on previous recaps here. Enjoy!

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The Classic Movie History Project is here!

It’s here at last! The geekiest blogathon that ever was! The Classic Movie History Project has arrived at last.

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ANNOUNCING the Classic Movie History Project Blogathon 2016!

We’re baaaaaaack! For the third year running, Aurora of Citizen Screen, Ruth of Silver Screenings and yours truly are hosting the Classic Movie History Project Blogathon.

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And the winner of the Silent Star Sandwich Contest is…

The Silent  Star Sandwich Contest has been fun but it’s time to announce the winner.

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Announcing the Silent Star Sandwich Contest Finalists!

I don’t know about you kids but I am starving? And why is that? I have been reading recipes for the past couple of weeks!

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A huge thanks to all the Backstage Blogathon participants!

Whew! What a great event! A huge thanks to everyone who took part in the Backstage Blogathon, from the wonderful participants to the loyal readers. An especially huge thanks to my co-hostess, Janet of Sister Celluloid. And another big thanks to the unsung blogathon heroes: readers who left encouraging comments or helped promote other participants’ posts on social media. I’m sure all the participants greatly appreciated your generosity.

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The Backstage Blogathon: Day 3 Recap

Welcome to the third day of our celebration of movies about the behind-the-scenes goings on of the entertainment industry. We have had posts about radio, television, dancing, singing and theatrical performances.

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The Backstage Blogathon Day 1 Recap

The first day of the Backstage Blogathon had a lot of impressive posts, I must say. Let’s take a gander at all the behind-the-scenes goodies that got covered in loving detail:

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The Backstage Blogathon is a go!

The Backstage Blogathon has launched! We already have some wonderful participation and we truly thank you for joining out little shindig. My co-host for the event is Janet of Sister Celluloid, who uses her blog to share her love of classic film in general and velvet-voiced British actors in particular. If you are not following her already, you should start. (Online, that is.)

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Silent Star Sandwich Contest: The entry period closes in less than a week and a NEW PRIZE has been added

First, an enormous thanks to the folks who have submitted sandwiches so far. They have been smart, creative and they sound delicious. I can tell it will be difficult to select a winner but that’s a good problem to have, right?

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Movies Silently is holding The Silent Star Sandwich Contest (rules, submission form, etc.)

It’s finally here! The day has arrived when you can start submitting your entries for the Silent Star Sandwich Contest. For those of you joining us for the first time, this is my very first contest and I am very excited.

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The Silent Movie Star Sandwich Contest is on!

The readers have spoken! By a unanimous vote, we are going to be holding our very first contest here at Movies Silently.

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The Swashathon is here! Celebrate films of swashbuckling adventure

100 years ago today, Douglas Fairbanks leaped across the silver screen for the very first time. What better way to celebrate than to hold a blogathon of swashbuckling adventure?

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ANNOUNCEMENT: The Backstage Blogathon

Click here for the latest news and participant roster.

I’m happy to announce my first blogathon for 2016, the Backstage Blogathon. Janet of Sister Celluloid is joining me once again as my co-hostess.

What’s this blogathon about? Well, the film industry has always loved to make movies about itself and we are going to be taking a look at those pictures.

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ANNOUNCEMENT: The Swashathon! A Blogathon of Swashbuckling Adventure

UPDATE: A fresh roster with direct links to the posts can be found here.

I know that I just wrapped the Anti-Damsel Blogathon but I wanted to make sure to claim this date for my next event. I’ve been eyeing it for over a year. Here’s the story:

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An Empowered Day 2 of the Anti-Damsel Blogthon!

Well, we got off to a rip-snorter of a start with Saturday’s crew (read all about it here) and we’re going to try to be just as exciting today. Enjoy, kids!

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Update: The Anti-Damsel Blogathon Schedule

UPDATE: Jo has posted the Saturday roster with direct links here. I have posted the Sunday roster here. Enjoy!

Less than a week to the big day! Are you excited? I am! In preparation, my co-hostess and I have split the roster between us. Jo of The Last Drive-In will be taking Saturday and I will be hosting Sunday.

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ANNOUNCEMENT: The Anti-Damsel Blogathon

UPDATE: Jo has posted the Saturday roster with direct links here. I have posted the Sunday roster here. Enjoy!

I’m back in the blogathon saddle and I am joined by the talented Jo of The Last Drive In. This time around, we are going to be celebrating the wonderful women of classic cinema, both real and fictional. The event will be held on August 15 & 16, 2015.

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The Classic Movie History Project Blogathon: Silent Era

It’s here at last! On the first day of the Classic Movie History Project Blogathon, we are going to be taking a look at the dawn of film through the talkie revolution. Hold onto your hats!

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Update: Flicker Alley is sponsoring the Classic Movie History Project Blogathon!

We are very pleased to announce that Flicker Alley is going to be sponsoring the Classic Movie History Project Blogathon. Flicker Alley has always been about releasing rare and important films in the highest quality possible and we are honored to be working with them.

(You can see our event roster here.)

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Announcement: The Classic Movie History Project Blogathon is back!

The event has begun and the roster with direct links can be found here.

Update: We have a sponsor! Flicker Alley has kindly given its support to the blogathon. Details and a movie giveaway here.

I am tickled to announce the second edition of the Classic Movie History Project. I am once again joined by my wonderful co-hosts, Aurora of Once Upon a Screen and Ruth of Silver Screenings.

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The Shorts Blogathon is here!

It’s finally time for all of us to celebrate the (tiny) world of classic film shorts. We have everything from cartoons to miniature documentaries to comedies, dramas and everything in between. Be sure to visit all the wonderful participants and leave comments complimenting their hard work.

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