Monthly Archives: May 2023

Silk Hat Raymond Griffith at Swanky Fremont Place

Ben Model is a silent film SUPER-HERO. Now the subject of four posts at this site, Ben’s indie Undercrank Productions has released dozens of rare silent movies to home audiences. His latest Blu-ray production now for sale, Raymond Griffith: The … Continue reading

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Wonderful Wanda Wiley … Who? Part Two – lost on Beaudry

Wonderful Wanda Wiley is my favorite rediscovered silent film comedienne. Her charm, girl-next-door appeal, and athletic stunt-work are on great display in her 1927 comedy short A Thrilling Romance. Wanda portrays a struggling novelist, buried by stacks of rejection letters. … Continue reading

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