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This thread will take a look at what was playing in the theaters 100 years ago. To narrow the scope, I chose one theater, Poli’s, in the city where I was born, Bridgeport, CT. In 1919, the theater was managed by Matt Saunders (more on him later). I will post the theater listings (from publicly available sources), and whenever possible, see what I can discover about the film(s) being shown. I encourage anyone who knows anything about the films to chime in. First up, a brief look at the theater: Poli’s Theater (which no longer exists) was located on Main Street in downtown Bridge
T.C.M has this message hows it's important to exposes the racist past that reflect our bigotry of the past rather than banning and censoring them and yet since 2000 they no longer intorudce any more films made during the third Reich and only occasionally repeat the three individual title s ,Munchhausen, titanic and Olympia .Shouldn't we be confronting more than that too? Already Kino lorber has gotten the message in the past two years about this and has released on Blu-ray Parasalius and in the future going to release the american debut of Louise Trencher the Kaizer of Kalifornia .Worst th
If anyone is interested in learning about film history or another's take or point of view on it, I highly recommend this one. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2044056/ If you have Amazon Prime, you can view it there or buy it there.