Love old films? Love vintage things? Love history? You’ve come to the right place!
You can learn a lot from old films. Storylines, costumes and scenarios reflect opinions of the era, even if the filmmaker doesn’t realise it. Then there’s the technical aspect of it. The cameras, editing techniques, film theories, storytelling aspects. Sometimes, films can be historically accurate, too. By diving into these films, we can tell the story of the people that worked on them.
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About the writer
Lydia is a Cinema History geek from London, England. She spends a lot of time reading and learning new things, and decided to channel it into something vaguely useful. Her love of old films began with a documentary called Paul Merton’s Silent Clowns. Chaplin, Keaton, and Lloyd captured her imagination, and she frantically started to learn more.
After boring all her friends with endless film facts, one of them suggested she write it down instead. So..here we are.