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Just the ticket

Posted in FILM with tags , , , , , on March 12, 2019 by dcairns


Who’s there?


Mischa Auer?


I’ve written about THE YELLOW TICKET (Raoul Walsh, 1932) before but now it’s a special Tuesday edition of The Forgotten (delayed by root canal).

Pola Hilarity

Posted in FILM with tags , , , , on January 11, 2019 by dcairns

I got to view some screeners so I could preview MoMA New York’s festival of film preservation, To Save and Project. Here.

As hinted above, the treasures include Pola Negri in Ernst Lubitsch’s FORBIDDEN PARADISE, long unavailable and incomplete… Major Lube!

The Fox Knows Many Things

Posted in FILM with tags , , , , , on May 19, 2018 by dcairns

To commemorate MoMA in New York’s season of films from the William Fox archive, I compiled for MUBI’s The Notebook a bunch of earlier writings on some of the movies screening — turns out I’ve examined quite a bunch of them over the years. Here.

More on these movies soon, in a follow-up post, and when some of them screen in Bologna…

Pictured: Frank Borzage’s SEVENTH HEAVEN.