Tom Mix, Sherlock Holmes, Buster Keaton, & Serge Bromberg: San Francisco Silent Film Festival, Part 2

The final nine programs I saw at this year's San Francisco Silent Film Festival: Saturday: Cowboys, spies, and Sherlock Holmes No Man's Gold After nearly 50 years as a silent film fan, I finally got around to seeing a Tom Mix western. I liked it - for what it is. The story involves a map … Continue reading Tom Mix, Sherlock Holmes, Buster Keaton, & Serge Bromberg: San Francisco Silent Film Festival, Part 2

Carl Dreyer, YasujirĂ´ Ozu, & Ernst Lubitsch: My first report on the San Francisco Silent Film Festival

There's no time to write and post articles during the San Francisco Silent Film Festival, so I'm doing it afterwards. My first installment covers opening night, and two of the four full days - except for the late night screenings of The Lighthouse Keepers and Policeman. I need my sleep. Wednesday: Opening Night The Man … Continue reading Carl Dreyer, YasujirĂ´ Ozu, & Ernst Lubitsch: My first report on the San Francisco Silent Film Festival