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by BettyLouSpence
Wed Jul 21, 2021 2:32 am
Forum: Silent Photoplay Events
Topic: 1921/2021 Forum Watchfest
Replies: 69
Views: 1353

Re: 1921/2021 Forum Watchfest

Here are my very belated comments on The Sheik . I have to admit, after Diana was introduced as an independent modern woman who doesn't take orders, I sighed and steeled myself for the inevitable part where she gets the independence hammered out of her. That that wasn't the case pleasantly surprised...
by BettyLouSpence
Mon Jul 19, 2021 3:58 pm
Forum: Silent Photoplay Events
Topic: 1921/2021 Forum Watchfest
Replies: 69
Views: 1353

Re: 1921/2021 Forum Watchfest

Hello everyone; things on the homefront are back to normal, so I can finally catch up with this watchfest! :db: :D
Time for a silent movie bingewatch!
by BettyLouSpence
Sun Jul 11, 2021 3:32 pm
Forum: Silent Photoplay Events
Topic: 1921/2021 Forum Watchfest
Replies: 69
Views: 1353

Re: 1921/2021 Forum Watchfest

I'm really sorry about this guys, I'm still behind. By the 15th things should be back to normal offline. This doesn't usually happen... 😓
by BettyLouSpence
Wed Jul 07, 2021 5:13 pm
Forum: Silent Photoplay
Topic: Edward Everett Horton Kickstarter
Replies: 22
Views: 1289

Re: Edward Everett Horton Kickstarter

This is great news :D Thank you for letting us know.
by BettyLouSpence
Wed Jul 07, 2021 5:13 pm
Forum: Silent Photoplay Events
Topic: 1921/2021 Forum Watchfest
Replies: 69
Views: 1353

Re: 1921/2021 Forum Watchfest

And here I am to apologize about my being late :lol: I also haven't forgotten, I've just not been able to have an opportunity to sit down at my laptop at all this past week. *sigh* I've seen The Sheik before, but that was many a moon ago. I don't remember much besides the basic plot and Valentino's ...
by BettyLouSpence
Mon Jul 05, 2021 4:15 pm
Forum: Silent Film 101
Topic: Who's on the banner?
Replies: 5
Views: 249

Re: Who's on the banner?

For the month of July, the banner's taking on a summer theme - specifically at the beach! From left to right, the various silent stars having fun in the sun are: Ricardo Cortez in the lost Feet of Clay , Marie Prevost enjoying the sea breeze, Buster Keaton in Hard Luck , Louise Brooks with a cup of ...
by BettyLouSpence
Fri Jul 02, 2021 11:39 pm
Forum: That Old Time Music of Yesteryear
Topic: Twenties Jazz Age fun
Replies: 14
Views: 3217

Re: Twenties Jazz Age fun

At first I was surprised to hear this sounding like an acoustic recording, but then I remembered, the electrical process didn't come in until '27, did it? Those very late acoustic ones were still a vast improvement over the early ones, though. It looks like Victor and Columbia were releasing electr...
by BettyLouSpence
Fri Jul 02, 2021 2:58 pm
Forum: That Old Time Music of Yesteryear
Topic: Twenties Jazz Age fun
Replies: 14
Views: 3217

Re: Twenties Jazz Age fun

Check out this novelty song from 1926 called What! No Women? :) You can listen to it at the UC Santa Barbara library site . I'd link it directly here if I could... here's that specific recording on YouTube, but it sounds much better at the library link. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=pLTX7kFs0PI And ...
by BettyLouSpence
Wed Jun 30, 2021 10:09 pm
Forum: Silent Photoplay
Topic: Guess who?
Replies: 102
Views: 5826

Re: Guess who?

Yay! Yes, the brows compined with the tiny lips really struck me as looking like Colleen :D Well, I guess it's my turn...
by BettyLouSpence
Wed Jun 30, 2021 7:27 pm
Forum: Silent Photoplay
Topic: Guess who?
Replies: 102
Views: 5826

Re: Guess who?

Looks like Colleen Moore.