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SILENT VIGNETTES: STARS, STUDIOS AND STORIES FROM THE SILENT MOVIE ERA by Tim Lussier (released July 31, 2021) You're familiar with the icons of silent film, and many are here within these pages - but are you familiar with Francelia Billington? No? How about Harold Lockwood, Edna Flugrath, Marion Byron, Virginia Brown Faire? Still, no? Well, fear not. Author Tim Lussier ("Bare Knees" Flapper: The Life and Films of Virginia LeeCorbin) shines a belated spotlight on these unjustly forgotten men and women, each of whom brought untold joy to millions of fans in the years before movies learned to talk. When you read their stories in Silent Vignettes, you'll understand why. Published by BearManor Media.
WANT VIRGINIA LEE CORBIN?
THIS IS FRANCIS X. BUSHMAN (2021) produced by Niles Essanay Silent Film Museum and written by Lon and Debra Davis, this original documentary utilizes numerous still images, rare materials from the silent era, and never-before-seen film clips to chronicle the life and career of one of the silver screen's most prollific and fascinating stars; American actor and director, Francis X. Bushman. Available from Flicker Alley. Also, be sure and check out Lon and Debra Davis' 2016 biography of the silent screen star, KING OF THE MOVIES: FRANCIS X. BUSHMAN.
EDWARD EVERETT HORTON: 8 SILENT COMEDIES (1927-1928). Music by Ben Model. From Undercrank Productions. 169 min.