The Winter’s Tale

Description: With his finger squarely on the pulse of the burgeoning motion picture industry, Edwin Thanhouser founded the Thanhouser Company in 1909, setting up shop in the city of New Rochelle, New York. Thanhouser’s earliest productions rarely exceeded the 12-15 minute range, as the era of multiple-reel films was yet to come. The Winter’s Tale […]

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Bucking Broadway

Description: This silent Western is one of John Ford’s earliest films as a director. After following his older brother to Hollywood to work as a prop man, Ford began helming low-budget pictures for Universal. The orange-tinted Bucking Broadway is one such example. It sees Western star Harry Carey return as Cheyenne Harry, a Wyoming cowpoke […]

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