Sidney Franklin
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Hollywood's Silent Sister Act: A Tearjerking Tragedienne, a Sparkling Comedienne
5 Oct 2010 // 4:00 PM

Mary Pickford was the biggest female star at the beginning of the '20s and Greta Garbo was the biggest at the finish, but in between there were none bigger than Norma and Constance Talmadge.

//Blogs

'The Last of Mrs. Cheyney' and 'The Law and the Lady' Do a Disservice to Their Shared Source
16 Oct 2014 // 9:00 PM

The subgenre of fanciful thieves stealing from the rich has seen much better iterations than these three takes on Fredrick Lonsdale's play The Last of Mrs. Cheyney.

//Mixed media
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In Motion: On the Emptiness of Progress

// Moving Pixels

"Nils Pihl calls it, "Newtonian engagement", that is, when "an engaged player will remain engaged until acted upon by an outside force". That's "progress".

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