Category: People

Exploring films from the first silent movies through to present day classic cinema

Louis Le Prince – The Life of The Father Of Cinematography

Louis Le Prince is widely considered to be the Father of Cinematography. He was a talented inventor with a vast knowledge of photography for the time. He held 5 patents for camera and projectors. He also recorded moving the image a year before Thomas Edison did. Until recently, he was a forgotten legend in film’s…
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Fashion Finds – How to Show Your Love for Audrey Hepburn Through Fashion

Audrey Hepburn is one of the nicest people in Hollywood. Her pleasant attitude won over everyone with whom she worked. Her work ethic also drove her passion for making a change in the world. If anyone in film history should be an icon, it’s her. Hepburn’s style, professionalism and work with UNICEF has left a…
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10 things you should know about Mary Pickford

Mary Pickford is the undeniable queen of the silent era. She was the most prominent female star of the silent era. Her fame earnt her the title of “America’s Sweetheart”. At her peak, the only actor who matched her fame and box office draw was Charlie Chaplin. Her talent as an actress and instinct for…
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Fashion Finds – How to Show Your Love for Marilyn Monroe Through Fashion

Marilyn Monroe is a style icon. Her costumes and fashion sense have become instantly recognisable. For many, she optimises the Hollywood in the 50s: glamour, sex appeal and tragedy all rolled into one.   via GIPHY If you’re like us, you love to show your passion for film through what you wear. In this blog…
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9 Facts You Should Know About Marilyn Monroe

The 1st of June marks Marilyn Monroe’s Birthday. The tragic star appeared in 29 films and won 10 awards over the span of her career. She died in 1962, aged just 36. She’s immortalised today as an iconic face of the 1950s, and as a famous sex symbol. Here are 10 facts you need to…
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Charlie Chaplin for Beginners: 4 Films to Get You Started

For many, Charlie Chaplin is one of the most iconic faces in Silent Cinema. His iconic costume and classic slapstick approach have made his legacy endure. Chaplin is a gateway into silent comedy. His stories are easy to follow, funny and engaging. If you’re looking to get into silent movies or just want to get…
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The Lumiere Brothers

One cold wintery Saturday in 1895, a group of people queued up at The Grand Cafe in Paris. They paid one franc to descend into the basement. There, was a collection of seats in a row and a large sheet. A Projector stood in front of the sheet. The Lumiere brothers hovered, nervously. These people…
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