Archive • November 2016

Alice Howell: Her Patchwork Comic Legacy

posted November 20, 2016

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The historical record has not done justice to Alice Howell, and it never will. It cannot. Not to her, nor to so many other pioneers of film. More’s the pity, writes veteran early-film historian Anthony Slide in his "She Could Be Chaplin: The Comedic Brilliance of Alice Howell."

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Ten, Nine, Eight… A Countdown of Rock Gold

posted November 3, 2016

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David Peck's San Diego-based Reelin’ In The Years Productions has joined with Dutch production company Double 2 BV to buy the rich archives of Countdown, the Dutch television program that from 1977 to 1993 was Europe’s leading showcase of popular rock music, and to make it available for licensing to filmmakers, television producers, and other entertainment-industry clients.

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