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Charlie Chaplin Collectors’ Guide, Part 7

Shorts and Features 1918–1967 Charlie Chaplin Competition: Win Artificial Eye Blu-rays and DVDs! We move on to perhaps Chaplin’s best known works: his later shorts and feature films on DVD

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Charlie Chaplin Collectors’ Guide, Part 6

Essanay and Mutual Restored in HD Covering the definitive editions of the Little Tramp’s pivotal short films They’re the closest ever to the versions Chaplin’s original audiences saw Now with

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Charlie Chaplin Collectors’ Guide, Part 5

Essanay and Mutual 1980s–2000s Restorations For many years the Little Tramp’s mid-1910s films were inaccessible and languished in poor condition In the 1980s, film preservationist David Shepard fully restored them

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Charlie Chaplin Collectors’ Guide, Part 4

Keystone 1914 The Little Tramp makes his first foray into film and refines the art of motion picture comedy More than mere early sketches, Chaplin’s earliest films offer much broad

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Nosferatu: Chronicles from the Vaults

On the Way to Nosferatu: Presentation of a Reconstruction by Enno Patalas Helmed by iconic director Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau, one of the key works of the entire silent era Both have

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Nosferatu: History and Home Video Guide, Part 2

1920s Screenings Every known première and 1920s screening of the tenacious vampire film that refused to die Even legal action from the widow of Dracula’s author couldn’t halt the spread of its

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The Birth of a Nation: Controversial Classic Gets a Definitive New Restoration

Giveaway: Win Two Brilliant BFI Birth of a Nation Blu-ray Sets! Landmark film still generates headlines and fierce debate over a century after original release Photoplay’s Patrick Stanbury recounts the tale

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An Appreciation of Bed and Sofa (1927) by David Robinson

There is a rare opportunity to see what is at once one of the most brilliant and the most endearing of Soviet silent classics – in the unexpected context of

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Jean Darling – A Personal Reminiscence by Jay Weissberg

Jean Darling, actress, singer, author, friend, passed away in September A documentary is being planned about her incredible life; find out more and about how you can help Jay Weissberg, Variety

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Nosferatu: History and Home Video Guide

“Nosferatu – Does this word not sound to thee like the midnight call of the Bird of Death? Take care in saying it, otherwise the images of life will fade to shadows, and ghostly dreams will rise from your heart and nourish themselves on your blood.”