RIP Silent Move Star Carla Laemmle

Dancer and silent movie star Carla Laemmle (whose uncle founded Universal Studios) died last night, leaving just Mexican silent movie star Lupita Tovar, child stars Baby Peggy, Dickie Moore, See the Rest

The Trailer for Woody Allen’s Magic in the Moonlight

It's the French Riviera, in the 1920s. Colin Firth is an Englishman brought in to help unmask a possible swindler – Emma Stone as a psychic to the rich and famous. Personal and professional complications ensue, as they so often do in Woody Allen movies. I'm partial to these minor ... See the Rest

Casting News: Queen Latifah Will Play ’20s Blues Icon Bessie Smith

Queen Latifah has long wanted to bring the life story of "The Empress of the Blues"  Bessie Smith  to the screen (probably because the resemblance is so uncanny), and now it looks as if ... See the Rest

Flashback 1928: Buster Keaton Writes His New Year’s Resolutions

Umph. the things I would do to Buster Keaton. ... See the Rest

Flashback 1924: Tower of Alcohol Barrels to be Burned During Prohibition

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Flashback 1928: Joan Crawford by Ruth Harriet Louise

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Corinne Griffith Appreciation Post

First of all: Stunning headpiece. Dutch Deco. You don't see THAT very often. That's silent film star Corinne Griffith wearing it in 1926's Mademoiselle Modiste. A cursory look at See the Rest

Retro Glam

Now THAT'S how you do a smoky eye! Is this Theda? Or See the Rest