It took a little time to procure the proper documents, but the IMDb has accepted changes regarding the date of death for Marilyn Miller’s Sunny co-star, Joe Donahue.
I often write about film stars before they had their first big break, but possibly even more interesting is an examination of their history as seen from any one specific day in time. This essay attempts to explain my personal fascination with these random historical forays.
The New Yorker Silent Film Review Index by Jason Liller locates well over 1,000 film reviews published by The New Yorker magazine between 1925-1929. Along with the film’s title the date and page that the original review was published on is included for every review published by the lofty publication during this period.