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by donnie
Thu Feb 20, 2020 9:46 pm
Forum: Silent Photoplay
Topic: Favorite photos of silent stars
Replies: 650
Views: 71259

Re: Favorite photos of silent stars

D.W. Griffith in action as he directs Henry B. Walthall with Billy Bitzer at the camera. The caption said this was from The Avenging Conscience (1914), but I'm thinking it may be from the short Death's Marathon (1912). I'll have to check to see if I can figure out which.
by donnie
Wed Feb 19, 2020 11:29 pm
Forum: Games and Fun
Topic: Questions For The Curious
Replies: 13
Views: 977

Re: Questions For The Curious

I remember running across that term back some years ago and looking it up because I wasn’t sure what it was. Since then I’ve apparently forgotten what I learned because I had to look it up again. :D No, I’ve not seen an actual one of those, either—only in the movies, where they seem to be common, fo...
by donnie
Wed Feb 19, 2020 9:02 pm
Forum: PSA's and Instructional Videos
Topic: Instructional Videos/Teaching Films
Replies: 107
Views: 22495

Re: Instructional Videos/Teaching Films

Reading some comments on the video, I saw one person mention that the demonstrator is Arnold Morris, cousin of Ron Popeil, who later in the '90's was on some of the Ronco infomercials. But I don't think they are same—unless his appearance, voice, and manner of presentation changed a lot. Here Cousin...
by donnie
Wed Feb 19, 2020 8:50 pm
Forum: Games and Fun
Topic: Noun game
Replies: 1606
Views: 87900

Re: Noun game

Nectarine
by donnie
Wed Feb 19, 2020 8:48 pm
Forum: Games and Fun
Topic: Word association
Replies: 1604
Views: 87523

Re: Word association

Preferences
by donnie
Wed Feb 19, 2020 10:36 am
Forum: PSA's and Instructional Videos
Topic: Instructional Videos/Teaching Films
Replies: 107
Views: 22495

Re: Instructional Videos/Teaching Films

:lol: These things are important! ;)
by donnie
Wed Feb 19, 2020 9:27 am
Forum: Games and Fun
Topic: Noun game
Replies: 1606
Views: 87900

Re: Noun game

Natto
by donnie
Wed Feb 19, 2020 9:26 am
Forum: Games and Fun
Topic: Word association
Replies: 1604
Views: 87523

Re: Word association

Lucky
by donnie
Wed Feb 19, 2020 9:18 am
Forum: PSA's and Instructional Videos
Topic: Instructional Videos/Teaching Films
Replies: 107
Views: 22495

Re: Instructional Videos/Teaching Films

Yay! Thanks so much!! :D I've downloaded this so I won't lose it again. What a classic! :)
by donnie
Tue Feb 18, 2020 8:41 pm
Forum: Paper Memorabilia and Technology
Topic: Beautiful Ads
Replies: 63
Views: 4373

Re: Beautiful Ads

I love the art deco design of some of the steam locomotives of the '40's era. They recently renovated one of these engines, and there is a video of it arriving in Roanoke, Va., to the cheers of a large crowd: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ni-nUyETZzI