Friday Feb 14
Bureau County Republican
A Princeton legend: Richard Widmark
Editor's note: The following is the first segment in a series of stories by Princeton resident Bartlett Lee Kassabaum on Princeton's own Richard Widmark.
Jungle Book, Decasia on Blu-ray, Rossellini on DVD, Maureen O'Hara at TCM fest
No sooner did I blog about the 2014 TCM Classic Film Festival than TCM announced Maureen O'Hara would appear-so much for last year's declaration of retirement-along with Margaret O'Brien, Mel Brooks and Richard Dreyfuss.
Harold Lloyd's The Freshman
"The Freshman," a 1925 silent film featuring the great Harold Lloyd, is a classic example of that bygone era; an innocuous tale of a normal man with an extraordinary talent, in this case, his comic genius.
Santa Barbara Independent
The Sound of Silents
Silent films weren't actually silent. True, the acetate didn't have sound attached, but even in the smallest of cinemas, someone banged along on a pianny.