Taking a look at two very valuable books originally written by Michael Ankerich in the 1990’s that have been reissued in 2011: Broken Silence and The Sound of Silence, which cover 39 silent and early talkie film players that Ankerich spoke with between 1987-97. Contents of each book listed.
A video review looks at Dangerous Curves atop Hollywood Heels by Michael G. Ankerich, a 2011 release profiling 14 Hard-Luck Silent Film Actresses. Plus I’m curious, should a book like this still carry a good filmography or is the IMDb enough?
A video review of Scott O’Brien’s 2007 Kay Francis biography, I Can’t Wait to Be Forgotten. Plus the entire Kay Francis birthday schedule of films airing on TCM, January 13, 2011.
What I liked and disliked about Errol & Olivia Ego & Obsession in Golden Era Hollywood by Robert Matzen, plus a look at four older classic movie biographies that I’ve recently read.
A review of reviews. Inside Gary Giddins’ excellent collection of reviews covering Classic Film on DVD, Warning Shadows: Home Alone With Classic Cinema.
Laura Wagner, film book reviewer of Classic Images, answers a few questions about her new book, Let Me Tell You How I Really Feel … The Uncensored Book Reviews…