Silent Sunday: Tango Tangles (1914)

Mack Sennett arranged for Keystone's most important comedians to improvise a film set in a dance hall to capitalize on the names of his actors and America's tango dance craze.  Charles Chaplin, Roscoe Arbuckle, Ford Sterling, and Chester Conklin were let loose on the unsuspecting extras to uproarious results. Not only does the film feature... Continue Reading →

Silent Sunday: The Bat (1926)

"The bat, a master criminal terrorizing the city wearing a fearsome bat costume, sets his sinister sights on the eerie Fleming mansion.  Within the walls of this spooky estate, a bank-robber has stashed $20,000 in stolen loot.  Leasing the mansion is the wealthy Cornelia Van Gorder, along with her niece Dale.  Dale's fiancé, Brooks Bailey,... Continue Reading →

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