We’re having a barrels o’ fun with Day 5 of the Classic Movie History Project. Today’s essays show a real passion for film history. Enjoy! Movie Disasters Sometimes making movies is difficult, whether it’s the bickering between the director and lead actor, or the harsh conditions while filming on location. Then there are the box-office… Continue reading Classic Movie History Project: Day 5 – The Films
It’s Day 4 recap of the Classic Movie History Project! Check out the entries on our co-host’s site, Movies Silently.
Welcome to the Day 1 recap of the Classic Movie History Project! Day 1 looks at the studio system and its publicity machine. These are awesome entries, and you can find ’em on Day 1 hosting site, Movies Silently.
Dear Studio System: We (as in, yours truly) are fascinated by you and your impressive film-making output during your prime, from the 1920s to the late 1940s. Rumour has it you made as many as 400 movies per year. Some of them were achingly beautiful, and they continue to enchant audiences today. Not every film… Continue reading The Hollywood Studio System: Art as Industry
It’s Back, Bigger Than Ever! We’re thrilled to announce the Classic Movie History Project 2016! Fritzi of Movies, Silently, Aurora of Once Upon a Screen and yours truly are exploring the history of classic film. The past two years of this project have been incredible. Participants have shared research, provided thoughtful commentary, and written amazing… Continue reading Big Announcement! The Classic Movie History Project 2016
Welcome to the swanky Modern Era of the Classic Movie History Project Blogathon (a.k.a. FREE Film History classes). Our partners in crime (Fritzi and Aurora) have already covered the Silent Era and the Golden Age, so be sure to swing by their sites for more movie history knowledge. Thanks to Flicker Alley for sponsoring and promoting this event. They have two historical (and… Continue reading Classic Movie History Project Blogathon: Modern Era
BIG NEWS! Thanks to Fritzi at Movies, Silently and the folks at Flicker Alley, we have an exciting update for the Classic Movie History Project Blogathon! We are very pleased to announce that Flicker Alley is going to be sponsoring the Classic Movie History Project Blogathon. Flicker Alley has always been about releasing rare and important films in… Continue reading Update: Flicker Alley is Sponsoring the Classic Movie History Project Blogathon!
It’s ba-a-ack! The Classic Movie History Project Blogathon is coming at the end of June! Hooray! Fritzi at Movies, Silently is the mastermind behind this event, and is co-hosted by yours truly and the fab Aurora at Once Upon a Screen. Here’s the announcement (and banners) designed by Fritzi (insert drum roll): Announcement: The Classic Movie History Project Blogathon… Continue reading Anouncing the Classic Movie History Project Blogathon