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by Frank Thompson
Sat Apr 08, 2017 8:34 am
Forum: SILENT MOVIE MAIN
Topic: Stills from Silent Wellman Films Needed
Replies: 1
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Stills from Silent Wellman Films Needed

John Gallagher and I are in the final stages of a book on which we've labored for literally decades, "Nothing Sacred: The Cinema of William Wellman." We are issuing it first as a limited edition -- probably no more than 100 copies. It will be, in essence, our dream version of the book whic...
by Frank Thompson
Sat Apr 08, 2017 8:20 am
Forum: SILENT MOVIE MAIN
Topic: Buy This Book: Asheville Movies: The Silent Era
Replies: 3
Views: 3722

Re: Buy This Book: Asheville Movies: The Silent Era

Bless you for your kind words, Richard. May I add that the e-book is available now for the cup of coffee price of $4.99. and if you pre-order the physical book, you'll get it postage paid. Although "Asheville Movies" is specific as to location, I think it should be interesting and fun for ...
by Frank Thompson
Sat Aug 03, 2013 8:42 pm
Forum: Books, DVDs, Broadcasts & Screenings
Topic: THE LOST REMAKE OF BEAU GESTE
Replies: 0
Views: 2151

THE LOST REMAKE OF BEAU GESTE

My documentary "The Lost Remake of Beau Geste" is now available on DVD. The doc is about a group of San Diego collego students who, in 1939, while William A. Wellman's "Beau Geste" was still in theaters, went out to the desert fort built for that film and made their own parody. W...