Rudolph Valentino: A Silent Star Gone Too Soon

Rudolph Valentino A Silent Star Gone Too Soon

People from the world over end up in Hollywood some way or another, and some of them hit it big. Some are known for their hysterical performances, while others are known for their portrayal of serious action on the big screen. Though the film industry has evolved immensely over the last century, … Read more

Louise Brooks: A Movie Star And Dancer

Mary Louise Brooks circa 1926.

The silent era of films was an endearing one; much more innocent than today’s saturated market. That’s not to say today’s movies are bad, only that they lack that certain old-timey charm the classics have. When filmmaking was only beginning to evolve and people realized acting was an attractive alternative to theatre. … Read more

Harold Lloyd: A Silent Screen Daredevil Comedian

An iconic scene from the film “Safety Last!” where Harold Lloyd is seen hanging from a clock hand on top of a skyscraper.

It’s easy to forget in today’s world of intricately detailed animation that there was a much simpler time in the movie business. As with all industries, filmmaking didn’t just come into being equipped with top of the line CGI and refined storytelling. It evolved over decades as directors, producers, and actors all … Read more