News & Updates

My academic article, “Sound Rewrites Silents” was originally published in the journal  Kintop, Winter 1999. The German title is  "Stummfilmgeschichte im Licht der Tonbilder," Kintop 8,  1999, p. 141-158.

The same material, in English, was included in my book, Alice Guy Blaché, Lost Visionary of the Cinema, Bloomsbury, 2002. (In Spanish by Plots Ediciones, Spain, 2009).

 

After eight years of living in South Florida, I finally ventured over to the “Left Coast,” that is, the Gulf side of my new(ish) home state. Against all expectations I stumbled on a historical site of great interest to early cinema lovers: The Edison & Ford Winter Estates.

 

Cristina in RedCristina in Red

 

Our Fort Lee Film Commission Fox Studio Centennial exhibit opened at the Fort Lee Museum April 11 at Noon and runs through end of year - thanks to Clay Rawson the Fox News Curator of Collections.

 

Great News from the Fort Lee Film Commission!

I quote  Tom Meyer's post on the Fort Lee Film Commission Facebook Page:

 

A great compilation of videos is making its way around the web. Some of this footage shows NYC much as it looked when Alice Guy first arrived in 1907. 

This is how Alice described NYC in her memoirs:

 

Brennan of the MoorBrennan of the Moor

Falstaff, Chimes at MidnightFalstaff, Chimes at Midnight

 

Compare:

Katy Perry Star WomanKaty Perry Star Woman

Here's Georges' original: