Here are 10 things you should know about Samuel S. Hinds, born 145 years ago today. One of the most prolific character actors in Hollywood, he is a familiar face to every old-movie buff.
Here are 10 things to know about character actor Edward Everett Horton, born 134 years ago today. His presence in the cast is enough to convince us to watch just about any picture.
A couple of years back, The Museum of Modern Art performed a digital restoration on some travelogue footage of New York City that was shot in 1911. They did a great job with it, and the video was widely disseminated—you may have seen it at the time or in the months since.
Now, a Swedish company called Svenska Biografteatern has done even more work on the footage, giving it a higher frame rate and resolution (4K) and a subtle color tinting.
For anyone who loves New York (or dreams of time travel), it makes for a magical eight-minute journey into the past.
The great Kirk Douglas died on February 5, 2020, at the age of 103. Here are 10 things you should know about the life and career of this Hollywood legend.
Here are 10 things you should know about Kirk Douglas, who is celebrating his 103rd birthday today. Here’s wishing him many happy returns of the day!