A quick aside for something a little more modern than usual. My brother-in-law Eric Terzo has had his film Exit Plan selected for the 2018 New York Short Film Festival. Playing November 6, 2018, at the Cinema Village Theatre in Greenwich Village. Also accessible online at Film Pulse.
Announcing an October 2018 update to the Immortal Ephemera all-time Movie Centenarians page to include Diana Serra Cary, aka Baby Peggy Montgomery.
Complete non-sports checklist and trading card gallery picturing the 1935 Ardath “Scenes from Big Films” tobacco card set of 100 cards.
Direct links to the three latest collectible galleries added to the site. A game set, a tobacco card set, and a mystery set of promo cards from the mid-1960s. Plus a more general update with notes about current eBay deals.
Review of Sex In the Cinema: The Pre-Code Years (1929-1934) by Lou Sabini, an encyclopedic collection of articles about 107 pre-Code movies. 2017, BearManor.
Posted on December 9, 2016, Kirk Douglas’ one hundredth birthday. Archived posts including “The Centenarians,” TV Listings, and some Douglas favorites.
A look at David Meuel’s highly recommended third volume of film history Women Film Editors, published by McFarland, 2016.
I cover Richard Barthelmess in Heroes for Sale (1933) inside the latest issue of The Pre-Code Companion for Kindle. An excerpt is included here.
Announcing Helen Twelvetrees, Perfect Ingenue, a brand new paperback and eBook by Cliff Aliperti of Immortal Ephemera. A biography of Helen Twelvetrees with an examination of all 32 of her films.
Announcing The Pre-Code Companion #1, an eBook covering era classics Baby Face, Red-Headed Woman, and Waterloo Bridge, plus Stanwyck, Harlow, and Clarke. My contribution to the issue is the article about Red-Headed Woman.