Archive • October 2013

For Welles Fans, There’d Never Be “Too Much Johnson.” Until Now.

posted October 27, 2013

The discovery in 2008 of a lost Orson Welles silent film has been one of the finds of recent years. Little matter that the footage not only is not a finished film, not even a rough cut.

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Was Hollywood Cozy with Hitler?

posted October 24, 2013

Was Hollywood cozy with Hitler? That's the claim of a new book that has proven incendiary — and has been soundly disparaged.

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THE THEATERS: WHERE ARE THEY NOW?

posted October 5, 2013

Colonial Theater 1948 1515 4th ave seattle municipal archives

Part 3 (of 3) about the movies that fell out of a house wall asks: "What kind of societal self-loathing is it that moves us to assign iconic structures to the wrecking ball? Couldn't we redeploy them – preserve at least the buildings as repositories of cultural memory?"

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