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Silent Sundays - May 2015


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#1 mr6666

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Posted 29 May 2015 - 12:38 PM

Sun., 5-31

 

12:45 am ET
B/W
91 min
TV-PG
silent
Mr. Wu (1927)

In this silent film, a Chinese patriarch goes mad when his daughter falls for an Englishman.

DirWilliam Nigh CastLon Chaney , Louise Dresser , Renée Adorée .

 

Article: http://www.tcm.com/t...u/articles.html

 

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Posted 21 May 2015 - 05:01 PM

Sun., 5-24

 

12:15 am ET
B/W
151 min
TV-G
silent

In this silent film, a young innocent enlists for World War I service but soon learns the horrors of war.

DirKing Vidor CastJohn Gilbert , Renée Adorée , Hobart Bosworth .

 LEONARD MALTIN REVIEW: D: King Vidor. John Gilbert, Renee Adoree, Hobart Bosworth, Claire McDowell, Claire Adams, Karl Dane, Tom O'Brien.

"One of the best WW1 films ever; clean-shaven Gilbert a wonderful hero, Adoree an unforgettable heroine. Filled with memorable vignettes, and some of the most harrowingly realistic battle scenes ever filmed. A gem"


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Posted 14 May 2015 - 06:44 PM

Sun., 5-17

 

12:15 AM Do Detectives Think? (1927)  

Two inept detectives are hired to guard the judge in this silent short film.

DirFred Guiol CastCharles A. Bachman , Wilson Benge , Viola Richard .

BW-20 mins,

12:15 AM You're Darn Tootin' (1928)  

In this short silent comedy, the feud between two street musicians spreads to passersby.

DirE. Livingston Kennedy CastSam Lufkin , Ham Kinsey , Christian J. Frank .

BW-21 mins,

12:15 AM Double Whoopee (1929)  

Two new hires upset the society guests at a swanky hotel in this silent short film.

DirLewis R. Foster CastSam Lufkin , William Gillespie , Rolfe Sedan .

BW-19 mins,

12:15 AM Big Business (1929)  

In this comedic short film, a quarrel between two salesmen and a potential customer leads to an **** of destruction.

DirJames W. Horne CastOliver Hardy , James Finlayson , Retta Palmer .

BW-19 mins,

 


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Posted 08 May 2015 - 06:52 PM

Sun., 5-10

 

12:15 AM  ET
B/W
250 min
TV-PG
silent
Miss Mend (1926)

Three reporters fight off a capitalist attempt to release deadly bacteria in the USSR.

DirBoris Barnet CastBoris Barnet ,

 

Article: http://www.tcm.com/t...d/articles.html


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Posted 30 April 2015 - 07:01 PM

Sun., 5-3

 

12:00 AM Rounders, The (1914)

In this silent short, two drunks go on a bender together.

DirCharles Chaplin CastCharles Chaplin ,

BW-11 mins,

12:00 AM Leading Lizzie Astray (1914)

A small town boy goes to the big city to win back his girlfriend from a city slicker.

DirRoscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle CastRoscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle , Minta Durfee , Slim Summerville .

BW-12 mins,

12:00 AM Barney Oldfield's Race for a Life (1913)

A villainous man ties a woman to a railroad track, and her boyfriend races to her rescue in this silent short.

DirMack Sennett CastHelen Holmes , William Hauber , Raymond Hatton .

BW-10 mins,

12:00 AM Curtain Pole, The (1909)

A gentleman breaks a curtain pole in an upper class drawing room and wreaks havoc when he searches for a replacement in this short film.

DirD. W. Griffith CastMack Sennett , Harry Solter , Florence Lawrence .

BW-10 mins,

12:00 AM Knockout, The (1914)

In this silent short, a young man tries to impress his girlfriend by signing on for a boxing match.

DirRoscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle CastCharles Chaplin , Edgar Kennedy , Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle .

BW-27 mins,

12:00 AM Ambrose's First Falsehood (1914)

In this silent short film, a man lies to his wife to sneak off to a bar... but the lie soon catches up with him!

DirF. Richard Jones CastCharley Chase , Mack Swain , Minta Durfee .

BW-11 mins,

12:00 AM Hash House Mashers (1915)

In this silent short film, a family takes in a new border.. who swiftly falls in love with their daughter.

DirMack Sennett CastCharles Parrott , Billie Brockwell , Ollie Carlyle .

BW-11 mins,

12:00 AM On His Wedding Day (1913)

In this silent short film, a groom on his way to the church faces a prankster who pours some red pepper into the flowers.

DirMack Sennett CastChester M. Franklin , Carmen Phillips , Arthur Tavares .

BW-6 mins,

12:00 AM Recreation (1914)

The Tramp gets involved in a scuffle with a seaman over a girl in this silent short film.

DirCharles Chaplin CastEdward Nolan , Helen Carruthers , Charles Chaplin .

BW-5 mins,

12:00 AM Speed Kings, The (1913)

A father attempts to thwart a woman's romantic infatuation with a race car driver in this silent short film.

DirWilfred Lucas CastTeddy Tetzlaff , Barney Oldfield , Billy Gilbert .

BW-9 mins,


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