Welcome to this week’s edition of FilmStruck Friday! Every Friday here on TMP, with the exception of the first Friday of the month (which is reserved for “Favorite things about…”), we’ll be taking a look at a film available through the TCM and Criterion Collection streaming service. Today I’m highlighting a pair of Harold Lloyd… Read More FilmStruck Friday: Harold Lloyd Shorts
For last month’s Shorts Blogathon hosted by Movies Silently, the wonderful blog Silver Screenings covered the 1912 drama Falling Leaves, describing it as follows: “There is a film that makes us a little weepy every time we watch it. Every. single. time. Get this: The film is not even 12 minutes long – and it’s over… Read More Falling Leaves (1912)
Ossi (Ossi Oswalda) is a girl living under strict, hypocritical judgement from her guardians. She smokes, and they say that the don’t understand how a woman can smoke… but then proceed to smoke and enjoy it, themselves. She drinks, and they chastise her for being indecent… only to enjoy alcohol themselves, just as much as… Read More I Don’t Want to Be a Man (1918)
A note from Lindsey: I apologize for the crappy quality of the photos in this post. The issue of Photoplay is too fragile to scan. I also apologize, once again, for the obnoxious watermarks. I don’t prefer to punish all for the mistakes of few, but I’ve seen my scans/photos stolen before and feel the… Read More News you can use from the June 1916 issue of Photoplay!