I am very excited to say that I wrote an article that was published online by the Smithsonian Magazine’s website. It’s all about the importance of lost silent films and I am pretty thrilled about it.
There has been an unfortunate uptick in “Hey, maybe all the important films have been found” and “All media decays, so why bother?” recently so I hope that I made a case for these neglected treasures. Lost films are important, archivists and collectors are doing their best but there is so much work and so many bills and very little time and money.
I tip my hat to these fine people saving our motion picture heritage!
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