Can Ya Dig It? Norman Studios, The Flying Ace Featured at 2014 Chautauqua Assembly

If you’ve ever wanted a quick but thorough immersion education on film history, you’ve got it with the upcoming Florida Chautauqua Assembly. Slated for January 23-26 in DeFuniak Springs, Florida, the event this year focuses on the history of motion pictures, including Florida’s cinematic contributions. This year’s keynote speaker is actor Demond Wilson, best known … [Read more…]

Library of Congress Confirms 75 Percent of Silent Films Lost

It’s a sad reality – just a fourth of all silent films produced in the United States remain, and many of them are in heartbreakingly poor condition. A study from the Library of Congress titled The Survival of American Silent Feature Films: 1912-1929, reveals for the first time how many feature films produced by U.S. … [Read more…]