Posts Tagged ‘Film History

Indies Too Preoccupied With Distribution?

This guy thinks so. An eloquent plea for a return to elitism.  That will go over big Straight Talk.

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A Field Guide to Regional Horror Films

This blog is devoted to “local” horror films made in backyards all over the USA. Is this a great country or what? The Dead Next Door: A Field Guide to Regional Horror Films.

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The Perils of Mack Sennett

This is a fascinating account of the hows and whys of the survival (or not) of Mack Sennett’s prodigious silent film output. Mack Sennett: The Survival of Films Often Depends Upon Who Distributed Them – the Film Preservation Blogathon.

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Lost Chaplin film discovered in $5 can bought on eBay

Interesting breakdown and speculation on the history of this footage… ohnotheydidnt: Lost Chaplin film discovered in $5 can bought on eBay.

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Warners Now Offering DVD on Demand for obscure back catalog titles

If this model is good enough for Warners, maybe you should be using Kunaki or CreateSpace. Warners breaks even at the 20,000 sale mark for retail DVD releases. So here’s where back catalog titles that have no hope of selling that many can be had by cinephiles. Click on this link: Warner Archive: WBshop.com – [...]

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