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Emilie Sannom, daredevil of the movies

In the history of film, the 1910s was the premier decade for female action stars. Long before Ellen Ripley became the prototype for the modern female badass, silent movie screens were filled with fearless women, female daredevils, adventurers and spies. … Continue reading

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Emilio Ghione’s Za La Mort: a filmography

As an adjunct to my post on Anime Buie | Dark Souls, here is a brief filmography of Emilio Ghione’s Za La Mort series (1914-1924). The films are listed chronologically, with survival information/availability indicated.

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Serial star Mary Fuller & Dolly of the Dailies: The Chinese Fan (US 1914)

Serial star Mary Fuller Another film celebrating its 100th birthday this year is one of the two extant episodes of American film serial Dolly of the Dailies: Episode 5, The Chinese Fan.  The serial stars Mary Fuller as Dolly Desmond, … Continue reading

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