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The Phantom of the Opera (1925)

The Phantom of the Opera (1925)

Filmuforia September 30, 2017 Comments Off on The Phantom of the Opera (1925)

Legendary GET CARTER composer, Roy Budd is to have his lost score for Rupert Julian’s silent classic film, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA premiered at the London Coliseum, 24 years after his untimely death

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Lubitsch in Berlin: Six Silent Films | Bluray release

Lubitsch in Berlin: Six Silent Films | Bluray release

Filmuforia September 14, 2017 Comments Off on Lubitsch in Berlin: Six Silent Films | Bluray release

ICH MÖCHTE KEIN MANN SEIN (I DON’T WANT TO BE A MAN) Dir.: Ernst Lubitsch; Cast: Ossi Oswalda, Curt Goetz; Germany 1918, 45 min. (Silent) DIE PUPPE (THE DOLL) | Dir.: Ernst Lubitsch; Cast: Ossi Oswalda,

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Speedy (1928) | The Criterion Collection UK

Speedy (1928) | The Criterion Collection UK

Filmuforia April 16, 2016 Comments Off on Speedy (1928) | The Criterion Collection UK

Director: Ted Wilde Cast: Harold Lloyd, Ann Christy, Bert Woodruff, Babe Ruth 86min | Comedy Drama | US. SPEEDY was Harold Lloyd’s last silent film, and director Ted Wilde (who was nominated for the

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Man With a Movie Camera (1929) | Dual format release

Man With a Movie Camera (1929) | Dual format release

Filmuforia April 14, 2016 Comments Off on Man With a Movie Camera (1929) | Dual format release

Director/Writer: Dziga Vertov Cinematographer: Mikhail Kaufman | Gleb Toyanski Documentary    Russia Dziga Vertov was in his early 20s when he took a job in a Soviet news company as a film editor and

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Steamboat Bill Jr (1928) | The Play House (1921) | Buster Keaton is back

Steamboat Bill Jr (1928) | The Play House (1921) | Buster Keaton is back

Filmuforia September 15, 2015 Comments Off on Steamboat Bill Jr (1928) | The Play House (1921) | Buster Keaton is back

Buster Keaton (1895-1966), known as the man “who never laughed”, was not only the only silent movie star/director who could compete with Charles Spencer Chaplin, he was also a fearless stunt man who was

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The Colour of Money | From the Gold Rush to the Credit Crunch | September 2015

The Colour of Money | From the Gold Rush to the Credit Crunch | September 2015

Filmuforia August 16, 2015 Comments Off on The Colour of Money | From the Gold Rush to the Credit Crunch | September 2015

Perfectly situated in the hub of Europe’s Financial centre, The Barbican offers a selection of films and discussions this Autumn exploring money through themes of power, wealth, poverty, corruption and consumerism. From the silent

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Too Much Johnson (1938) | Orson Welles Centenary |BLU-RAY

Too Much Johnson (1938) | Orson Welles Centenary |BLU-RAY

Filmuforia May 8, 2015 Comments Off on Too Much Johnson (1938) | Orson Welles Centenary |BLU-RAY

Cast: Joseph Cotton, Virginia Nicholson, Edgar Barrier, Arlene Francis, Mary Wickes US Silent Comedy At the 2013 Pordenone Film Festival a remarkable premiere took place. Orson Welles’s second film Too Much Johnson (1938) was

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The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928)

The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928)

Filmuforia February 25, 2015 Comments Off on The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928)

Director: Carl Theodor Dreyer Writers: Joseph Delteil/Dreyer Cast: Maria Falconetti, Eugene Silvain, Andre Berley, Maurice Schutz, Antonin Artaud, Michel Simon 80min   Drama | Biography The close-up is one of the most potent means

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Intolerance (1916)

Intolerance (1916)

Filmuforia December 22, 2014 Comments Off on Intolerance (1916)

Dir.: David Llewelyn Wark Griffith Cast: Lillian Gish, Mae Marsh, Robert Harron, Lilian Langdon, Constance Talmadge, Miriam Cooper USA 1916, 168 min. SILENT Premiering on September 5th 1916, when the First World War was

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Tagebuch einer Verlorenen (1929) (Diary of a Lost Girl)

Tagebuch einer Verlorenen (1929) (Diary of a Lost Girl)

Filmuforia December 20, 2014 Comments Off on Tagebuch einer Verlorenen (1929) (Diary of a Lost Girl)

Dir.: G.W. Pabst Cast: Louise Brooks, Fritz Rasp, Edith Meinhard, Andre Roanne, Valeska Gert Germany 1929, 94 min. G.W. Pabst (1885-1967) was one of the main proponents of what Kracauer called “Die Neue Sachlichkeit”

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