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The early years of silent film made international stars of people such as Tom Mix, Lon Chaney, Douglas Fairbanks, and countless others. Directors sensed new opportunities, and they also flourished in this environment for three decades. This rather fun and interesting site pays homage to this era in cinema, along with providing valuable information on where to find silent films on a variety of media formats. Visitors can learn about upcoming silent film events, browse a series of short biographies of various silent era film stars, and view a list of "Lost Films" as well. Overall, it's quite a nice site, and film buffs of all stripes will want to keep tabs on developments through this collection of materials.

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  • Arts > General
  • Arts > Film
  • Arts > History

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    History/Policy/Law,Arts,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120928120045479T,Arts -- Film,NSDL_SetSpec_internetscout,Arts -- History,Social Sciences,NSDL

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    English

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