Archives: film history

Mary Pickford: Queen of the Movies

There once was a time long ago when film actors were not treated as royalty, when they were, in fact, silent. That was the era during which Mary Pickford rose to fame. Although the public rarely heard her speak, she became the first major movie star, and an industry leader. This hour we’ll talk about her lasting contributions to the world of cinema

The Future of Films Past

If it’s movie night, and you’re in the mood for a little Truffaut, or Bergman, the Criterion Collection has you covered. The video distribution company specializes in “important classic and contemporary films,” and their work includes digitization and restoration. This hour we’ll talk about the work of packaging classics for a modern audience.

Mary Pickford: Queen of the Movies

There once was a time long ago when film actors were not treated as royalty, when they were, in fact, silent. That was the era during which Mary Pickford rose to fame. Although the public rarely heard her speak, she became the first major movie star, and an industry leader. This hour we’ll talk about her lasting contributions to the world of cinema

Mary Pickford: Queen of the Movies

There once was a time long ago when film actors were not treated as royalty, when they were, in fact, silent. That was the era during which Mary Pickford rose to fame. Although the public rarely heard her speak, she became the first major movie star, and an industry leader. This hour we’ll talk about her lasting contributions to the world of cinema