[The Stars who made the cinema]

United Kingdom, 1952

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A series of vignettes from silent films with musical background made for the opening of the National Film Theatre, London, featuring the stars of many silent films in famous excerpts. Includes Rudolph Valentino with Vilma Banky in “The Black Eagle”, Conrad Veidt, Buster Keaton in “The General”, Charlie Chaplin in the “Pawnshop”, Lilian Gish in “Hearts of the World”, Mary Pickford, Harry Langdon and many others.


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British Film Institute






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