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by dachshundonstilts
Wed Dec 13, 2017 9:34 am
Forum: Silent Photoplay News
Topic: Kickstarter for Five Silent Films!
Replies: 5
Views: 130

Re: Kickstarter for Five Silent Films!

Oh man, I missed this! Hope it'll still be possible to buy the DVD.
by dachshundonstilts
Sun Oct 29, 2017 7:20 pm
Forum: Silent Photoplay Reviews
Topic: Die Nibelungen (1924)
Replies: 9
Views: 188

Re: Die Nibelungen (1924)

Thanks!
by dachshundonstilts
Sun Oct 29, 2017 10:46 am
Forum: Silent Photoplay Reviews
Topic: Die Nibelungen (1924)
Replies: 9
Views: 188

Re: Die Nibelungen (1924)

A few years ago I wrote this review of this two part epic on another website: Part I - Siegfried In this first film of the epic, director Fritz Lang tells the story of the ancient Germanic epic the Nibelungenlied quite well. I thought it was a very effective film that got better as it went along. T...
by dachshundonstilts
Sat Oct 28, 2017 8:12 pm
Forum: Silent Photoplay News
Topic: Metropolis Turns 90!
Replies: 9
Views: 275

Re: Metropolis Turns 90!

If you're familiar with the first Flash Gordon serial, there's a piece of equipment you'll recognize from the Hawk Men's furnace room.
by dachshundonstilts
Fri Oct 27, 2017 11:18 pm
Forum: Who Died?
Topic: Fats Domino
Replies: 2
Views: 78

Re: Fats Domino

Yeah, he was fantastic. I think it was Paul McCartney who said Fats had one of those voices where you'd just believe whatever you heard him sing.

He's also in that class of celebrities who had a previous falsely reported death, during Hurricane Katrina (as I recall).
by dachshundonstilts
Fri Oct 27, 2017 11:14 pm
Forum: Silent Photoplay News
Topic: The Lost World (1925) newly restored!
Replies: 15
Views: 329

Re: The Lost World (1925) newly restored!

I watched this recently. The restoration and tinting are quite beautiful; lots of different hues used. The amount of additional material that's been recovered is huge, even compared to the last longer version that came out around 2005. There are whole subplots involving the hero Ed Malone's fiancee ...
by dachshundonstilts
Sun Oct 22, 2017 12:38 am
Forum: Games and Fun
Topic: Noun game
Replies: 388
Views: 4423

Re: Noun game

Ungula
by dachshundonstilts
Sun Oct 22, 2017 12:37 am
Forum: Games and Fun
Topic: Word association
Replies: 326
Views: 3710

Re: Word association

(to change the subject)

Shoehorn
by dachshundonstilts
Sat Oct 21, 2017 2:22 pm
Forum: Games and Fun
Topic: Noun game
Replies: 388
Views: 4423

Re: Noun game

Roof