Wednesday, September 17th, 2014
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Hollywood’s Bathing Beauties In 1915, film producer Mack Sennett wanted to promote his comedians, so he paired them with ladies. Ladies in their bathing suits.
Underwater Impressions Leni Riefenstahl’s final film was a wordless, undersea documentary—and her only film after the fall of the Nazi regime.
The Hollywood Canteen The Hollywood Canteen sees movie stars contribute to the war effort in a personal fashion.
Mr. Wells Reviews a ‘Current’ Film H.G. Wells takes Fritz Lang’s “Metropolis” to task for its sentimentality and failure to display a believable future.
It Girls Aging icons Greta Garbo and Louise Brooks once walked among us in New York City. Is it possible that the two ever met?
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