Renee Adoree in TIDE OF EMPIRE.
Historian and film preservationist Eric Grayson has been spearheading a massive Kickstarter campaign this month in an effort to restore, and score Colleen Moore's first Starring feature film. LITTLE ORPHANT' ANNIE (1918). Based on the famous James Whitcomb Riley poem, and the only film in which he himself actually appeared. Making it unnique in that respect.
This film has only been available in incomplete poor quality dupes of dupes for decades with several scenes out of the…Continue
Finally at long last, a Colleen Moore movie on TCM! And in Prime-time to boot! Monday (that's tonight September 28th at 8:00 PM Eastern. 7:00 Central. I already have the Warner Archive disc of the formally long lost WHY BE GOOD? (1929) which was released about a month shy of a year ago. However, I'm very anxious to hear Leonard Maltin's opening and closing comments as he is guest host for the evening. I would have been interested to hear Bob's take just as well. This nifty film is a fast…Continue
Here is a fascinating Podcast interview with film Historians Hugh Neely and Frank Thompson about the various film versions of RAMONA, focusing on the brand new LOC Restoration of the long lost RAMONA (1928) with Dolores Del Rio, and Warner Baxter, Directed by Edwin Carewe. Screening for the first time anywhere at UCLA 's Billy Wilder Theater at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles.on March 29th with Live scoring by Rodney Sauer and Mont…Continue
I finally saw this rare Raoul Walsh feature with Dolores Del Rio, Don Alvarado, and Victor McLaglen. Holy Mama! Restore this film now! Del Rio positively smoulders up the screen. Her performance is comic, tragic, feisty, flirtatious and Sexy all rolled into one. Arguably the best roll I have ever seen her in.
The gypsy Senora…
Attention! There is no time to waste. None! …Continue