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Silent/Classic Film Sites


Lost Theatres

The Palaces

Majestic Metro

River Oaks Theatre

Alabama Bookstop

Neighborhood Theatres




Related Links

Silent Film Sites

About Cinema Houston


Silent Film DVD Sites

Kino International A company founded in 1977 that offers outstanding releases in silent and world cinema

Flicker Alley An excellent company whose goal is to contribute to the ongoing interest in film heritage through the creation of new, high-quality digital editions for broadcast and through home video distribution

Milestone A company dedicated to discovering and distributing films of enduring artistry from both yesterday and today

Lobster Films In 22 years of activity, Lobster Films has earned itself an international reputation in the search for, preservation, and restoration of films.

Grapevine Video In business since 1978 supplying rare and unique films from the silent period and early sound era

Warner ArchivesThe Warner Archive Collection is a manufactured-on-demand (MOD) DVD series that includes many classic and silent films


Related Film Sites

Silent Era.com One of the Internet's top sources of information on silent era films, people and theaters

Nitrateville A friendly moderated board bringing together archivists, collectors, authors and fans of the silent and early talkie era from all around the world

Silents Are Golden All about the greatest era in cinema history

The Silent Movie Multiplex Multiple sites at Silent-Movies.com

Silent Film Still Archive Original photos, advertising, and other memorabilia from silent films

Golden Silents Silent movie stars – their lives, their films. They had more than just faces then.

Silent Movies Glen Pringle's silent movie page

Aint It Cool News Harry Knowles' movie, television, and comic news site

American Silent Feature Film Database The American Silent Feature Film Database is a cooperative project of the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation and the International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF)


Related Silent Sites

Niles Essanay Silent Film Museum Located in the California town where the Essanay Film Manufacturing Company set up shop in 1912

The Silent Movie Theatre Los Angeles, CA Originally opened byJohn Hampton in 1942, and acquired by new owners in 2006, the theatre now runs a variety of films, including silent films.

Turner Classic Movies TCM cable network featuring Silent Sundays

Film Festivals

CineCon Classic film festival in Hollywood

Cinevent Classic Film Convention held annually in Columbus, Ohio

Slapsticon – Slapsticon is an annual, 4-day film festival of rarely seen comedies from the silent and early sound eras

San Francisco Silent Film Festival A nonprofit organization promoting the artistic, cultural, and historic value of silent film

Kansas Silent Film Festival An event held every February at White Concert Hall, Washburn University, in Topeka, Kansas

Denver Silent Film Festival Promoting Silent Film since 2011

The Silent Film Society of Chicago Formed in 1998, The Silent Film Society of Chicago is dedicated to the preservation and proper presentation of silent films


Actors, Directors, Personalities

Falcon Lair Donna Hill's tribute page to Rudolph Valentino

Edna Purviance Charlie Chaplin's Leading Lady

The Damfinos The International Buster Keaton Society

Charlie Chaplin Official website

Louise Brooks Society Pandora's Box. Enough said.

Lon Chaney.com The official Chaney Website

Lon Chaney Home Page Jon Mirsalis' website for legendary silent actor Lon Chaney, Sr.

Harold Lloyd Trust Official website of the Harold Lloyd trust

Hello, Harold The Harold lloyd website

Virginia Lee Corbin Scrapbook A site dedicated to forgotten silent movie star Virginia Lee Corbin with a biography, reviews, and photos

Mary Pickford Foundation A non-profit organization in Los Angeles dedicated to cultivating awareness of film pioneer Mary Pickford’s life

William S. Hart Ranch and Collection Information on western star William S. Hart's house and collection

Hollywood Forever Cemetery The Hollywood Forever Cemetery is the final resting place to more of Hollywood’s founders and stars than anywhere else on earth. Notables include Rudolph Valentino, Cecil B. Demille, Marion Davies, Tyrone Power, Virginia Rappe, and Douglas Fairbanks.



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