BREAKING NEWS We have launched a kickstarter campaign to raise funds for the preproduction of a new documentary. We offer eight levels of generous rewards for donations of every budget. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2028711795/feature-documentary-about-overlooked-silent-movie If you support the cause of bringing belated recognition to many overlooked silent movie stars, please make a tax deductible donation and spread the word about this campaign. Silent Hall of Fame is the only place... Topics: silent film, silent movie stars, free classic film, old movies, silent film streaming, silent era,...
Georges Méliès was a French illusionist and filmmaker famous for leading many technical and narrative developments in the earliest days of cinema. (Wikipedia) A prolific innovator in the use of special effects, accidentally discovered the substitution stop trick, he was one of the first filmmakers to use multiple exposures, time-lapse photography, dissolves, and hand-painted color in his work. Because of his ability to seemingly manipulate and transform reality through cinematography,... Topics: cinema, early movies, french, filmmaker, silent films
Segundo Víctor Aurelio Chomón y Ruiz (17 October 1871, Teruel, Aragon - 2 May 1929) was a pioneering Spanish film director. He produced many short films in France while working for Pathé Frères and has been compared to Georges Méliès, due to his frequent camera tricks and optical illusions. He became involved in film through his wife, who was an actress in Pathé films. In 1902 he became a concessionary for Pathé in Barcelona, distributing its product in Spanish-speaking countries, and... Topics: cinema, silent films, spanish film director
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