Okay, I have a plan rattling around my brain but I need a little bit of help from you. Here’s a chance to share some of your biggest questions about silent films.
My idea is still in the planning stage, so I won’t be sharing too many details, but it’s going to be a vehicle by which I shall be spreading the silent movie love and helping with perplexing issues. (It’s a podcast but don’t tell anyone.)
What was the first silent movie? Why did talkies take so long to get going? What’s the deal with you and that Ivan Mosjoukine guy? Did Mary Pickford only play children? Why are Theda Bara’s movies mostly lost?
As with the site, I want this project to be balanced between newcomer-friendly and nerd-friendly, so by all means, ask questions as elementary or complicated as you like.
I won’t be answering the questions in this post, that comes later, but if you see a question that you know tons about, please feel free to jump in with your knowledge.
If you’d prefer a more discrete inquiry, here’s a form you can use to submit your question:
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