When I think Harry Carey two very different images immediately pop to mind. They’re here, with several others, as we zero on Carey’s unforgettable face. Plus, Elmer Booth.
A detailed look inside a pair 1960s and 70s National Film Theatre programs plus a gallery featuring over a dozen covers and back covers of various programs from the period.
Happy birthday to silent film star Blanche Sweet (1896-1986). Besides a biography, several vintage movie card and collectible images of Sweet are included, plus Vachel Lindsay’s 1914 poem. “Blanche Sweet, Moving-Picture Actress,” and an embed of D.W. Griffith’s “Judith of Bethulia” (1914) starring Sweet.
Happy birthday to Dorothy Gish (1898-1968), the little sister who was a big star herself, with a gallery of Dorothy Gish collectibles plus The Unseen Enemy (1912) shown in its entirety.
Henry B. Walthall is best recalled as D.W. Griffith’s Little Colonel in The Birth of a Nation but appeared in movies through the talkie era until his death. A complete biography of Walthall by Tammy Stone.