Category Archives: 1929

Film #176 – Spite Marriage (1929)

Spite Marriage is Buster Keaton’s second film for MGM and his final silent feature. He had, in fact, wanted to make this film as a talkie (he was very enthusiastic about sound), but was overridden by studio honchos. This film … Continue reading

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Film #132 – Un Chien Andalou (1929)

Viewed May 12, 2006 Un Chien Andalou (The Andalusian Dog) is a surrealistic short film from Luis Bunuel and Salvador Dali. The imagry is often disturbing and, honestly, seldom makes any sense at all. Of course, that’s kind of what … Continue reading

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Film #070 – Liberty (1929)

Viewed March 11, 2006 Liberty is one of the last silent shorts that Laurel and Hardy did together (they really didn’t do that many) before moving into talkies. It is different from other Laurel & Hardy shorts because of its … Continue reading

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