Archive • August 2013

A Most Diverting Account of the Movie Gimmick

posted August 21, 2013

On the always diverting Collectors Weekly web site, Hunter Oatman-Stanford describes movie and movie-house attention grabbing ploys that now almost define the shock-horror schlocker B Movie.

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More from Wunderkino 2013 – Hunt’n n Fish’n

posted August 19, 2013

Some of the earliest films were of a combative nature – there were boxing films, train-robbery films, and – as one of the most accomplished of early-film historians, Paul Spehr, described at this year’s Wunderkino, a gathering run by Northeast Historic Film in Bucksport, Maine – films pitched at hunters and fishermen.

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Wunderkino 2013 – What You May Have Missed

posted August 18, 2013

Oliver Gaycken discusses a genre of film you may not have known existed: Depictions of the latest in forestry science that government agencies and lumber companies made in the mid-20th century.

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