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First Best Actor and Best Actress Academy Award Winners: Emil Jannings, Janet Gaynor

First Best Actor Oscar winner Emil Jannings in 'The Last Command.' First Best Actor Oscar winner Emil Jannings, first Best Actress Oscar winner Janet Gaynor on TCM First Best Actor Academy Award winner Emil Jannings in The Last Command, first Best Actress Academy Award winner Janet Gaynor in Sunrise, and sisters Norma Talmadge and Constance Talmadge are a few of the silent era performers featured this evening, Nov. 17, '14, on Turner Classic Movies, as TCM continues with its Silent Monday presentations. Beginning at 5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET, get ready to check out several of the biggest movie stars of the 1920s – or of any decade. 'The Last Command': They don't make 'em like they used to Following […]


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First Best Actor and Best Actress Academy Award Winners: Emil Jannings, Janet Gaynor



Norma Talmadge & Constance Talmadge, Colleen Moore: Silent Society Movie Marathon

Colleen Moore in Alfred E. Green's Ella Cinders (top); Mabel Normand (bottom) The Silent Society of Hollywood Heritage will be celebrating its 25th anniversary in the company of silent era superstars Norma Talmadge, Constance Talmadge, Colleen Moore, Viola Dana, and Mabel Normand. Never heard of them? Never seen them? Well, that's your loss. A loss that can be rectified on Saturday, April 2, at the Hollywood Heritage Museum, 2100 N. Highland Avenue, right across from the Hollywood Bowl. The day-long rare-movie marathon will feature 16mm prints of the following: Viola Dana's melodrama The Innocence of Ruth (1916); Constance Talmadge's comedy of errors The Veiled Adventure (1919); Norma Talmadge's slice of exotica The Forbidden City (1918), co-starring future superstar Thomas Meighan […]


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Norma Talmadge & Constance Talmadge, Colleen Moore: Silent Society Movie Marathon



Silent Era Superstars Norma Talmadge & Constance Talmadge DVDs

Silent era superstars Norma Talmadge, Constance Talmadge at Norma's Santa Monica beach house Norma Talmadge and Constance Talmadge are the stars of two recent Kino International releases. Talmadges who? Well, just two of the most popular stars of the silent era. In fact, in terms of popularity they were two of the biggest stars of any era. Many more people today would be aware of that fact if a) cultural, social, and/or political history had its place in today's world b) more than a handful of film historians, chroniclers and critics knew that Gone with the Wind, The Wizard of Oz, It's a Wonderful Life, and Citizen Kane weren't the only four movies made before Star Wars and E.T. c) […]


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Silent Era Superstars Norma Talmadge & Constance Talmadge DVDs