Review of ‘Cyankali’ (1930), a German silent/early sound film that dramatizes the plight of impoverished women who must seek the aid of illegal abortionists in Germany’s Weimar Republic.
Film review by Dan Willard. The story is the type sentimental family fare that you find in a lot of Disney films but the high production values will be of interest to silent film fans.
Review of ‘The Phantom Carriage’ (1921), a silent Swedish film directed by and starring Victor Sjöström and considered by Ingmar Bergman as an absolute masterpiece in cinematic history.
The first inventor of the movie camera wasn’t Thomas Edison nor the Lumière Brothers but a Frenchman named Louis Le Prince who disappeared under mysterious circumstances in 1890.
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