Silent Star of the Month for February 2017

It’s a new month and January’s featured star, Wallace Reid, will pass the crown to a new performer. This month’s star is pretty universally forgotten despite her role in the biggest blockbuster of the era.

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Silent Star of the Month for January 2017

It’s a new month (has been for a while) and December’s featured star, Cleo Ridgely, will pass the crown to a new performer. This month’s star was a charming leading man whose death has overshadowed his talents in some circles.

The featured star is…

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Silent Star of the Month for December 2016

It’s a new month and November’s featured star, Clyde Cook, will pass the crown to a new performer. This month’s star peaked around 1915 and is obscure even in silent movie circles.

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Silent Star of the Month for November 2016

It’s a new month and October’s featured star, Norma Talmadge, will pass the crown to a new performer. This month’s star was really more of a character actor, one of those “that guy” performers.

The featured star is…

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Silent Star of the Month for October 2016

It’s a new month and September’s featured star, Richard Dix, will pass the crown to a new performer. This month’s star was one of the top stars of her day but her reputation has not aged well.

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Silent Star of the Month for September 2016

It’s a new month and August’s featured star, Mona Palma, will pass the crown to a new performer. This month’s star was one of the big success stories of the sound transition.

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Silent Star of the Month for August 2016

It’s a new month and July’s featured star, Harry Langdon, will pass the crown to a new performer. This month’s star is only known for one film but it’s a good one!

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Silent Star of the Month for July 2016

It’s a new month and time for last month’s star, Enid Bennett, to pass her crown to a new performer. This month, we will celebrate a comedian who just can’t seem to catch a break.

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Silent Star of the Month for June 2016

It’s a new month, which means that last month’s featured silent star, Rod La Rocque, will be passing the title to a new performer. Our new star is a leading lady who just may have saved Hollywood’s biggest film.

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Silent Star of the Month for May 2016

It’s a new month, which means that last month’s featured silent star, Enid Markey, will be passing the title to a new performer. Our new star is probably more famous for his wife than his films but I’m trying to change that.

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Silent Star of the Month for April 2016

It’s a new month, which means that last month’s featured silent star, Ford Sterling, will be passing the title to a new performer. We’re heading into much more obscure territory with this selection.

This month’s featured star is….

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Silent Star of the Month for March 2016

It’s a new month, which means that last month’s featured silent star, Bebe Daniels, will be handing off her tiara to a new performer. I expect this choice to be quite controversial, though I am still at a loss as to why.

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Silent Star of the Month for February 2016

It’s already February (quite a ways into it, in fact) and it’s time to announce the silent star who will be the featured star. Last month’s silent star was Ivan Mosjoukine and he passes the crown on to….

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Movies Silently’s very first Silent Star of the Month!

It’s time to announce the very first Silent Star of the Month here on Movies Silently! I meant to post this a little earlier in the month but the cold I contracted proved to be more stubborn than I had anticipated. I am writing to you under an electric blanket surrounded by hot beverages and watching Robot Chicken: Star Wars videos because I’m classy that way. Please forgive any resulting typos.

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