Jan 28, 2014
The Thief of Bagdad
Especially now in its beautiful restoration and decked out with a splendid all Rimsky-Korsakov musical score, Raoul Walsh's The Thief of Bagdad is one of the most accessible of all silent film spectacles.
Flashing blades, heaving bosoms, derring-do... what an adventure!...
Douglas Fairbanks would have loved this. The original Hollywood action hero, who played D'Artagnan in the 1921 silent movie of The Three Musketeers, invented the art of duelling with arch-villains and swinging from chandeliers.
What a great photo
Hey, where are all the slobs in the crowd wearing shorts, tank tops and shower sandals? Oh, that's right, this is not modern-day America.
Unicom sees Powerhouse as iconic estate
The new owners of the Powerhouse software products are talking about their Dec. 31 purchase in a way the 4GL's users haven't heard since the golden era of the 3000.