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PIONEERS: FIRST WOMEN FILMMAKERS

Indie distributor Kino Lorber is partnering with actress Illeana Douglas to restore the early films of American women directors. 

  • Ruth Ann Baldwin: 49-’17
  • Alice Guy Blaché: Canned Harmony, A House Divided, The Ocean Waif
  • Grace Cunard: The Purple Mask serial (misc. episodes)
  • Dorothy Davenport Reid: The Red Kimona
  • Gene Gauntier: A Girl Spy Before Vicksburg, Further Adventures of the Girl Spy
  • Helen Holmes: The Hazards of Helen serial (misc. episodes)
  • Cleo Madison: Her Defiance, Eleanor’s Catch
  • Frances Marion: Just Around the Corner
  • Mabel Normand: Caught in a Cabaret, Mabel’s Blunder
  • Ida May Park: Bread
  • Nell Shipman: Something New
  • Lois Weber: Fine Feathers, From Death to Life, The Rosary, Suspense, Hypocrites,Where Are My Children?
  • Elsie Jane Wilson: The Dream Lady

Crowdfunding until November 17th, 2016. Donate HERE.

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On this day in 1915, an entertainment legend was born…celebrating the centenary of “Ol’ Blue Eyes” himself, Mr. Frank Sinatra! (b. Francis Albert Sinatra; December 12, 1915 - May 14, 1998)

“May you live to be 100 and may the last voice you hear be mine.”

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“I make the woman look at the camera as a symbol of all the eyes that will see the picture I am making.” — Philippe Halsman

(Ava Gardner, 1954; Elizabeth Taylor, 1948; Marilyn Monroe, 1952; Sharon Tate, 1966; Vivien Leigh, 1946; Brigitte Bardot, 1951; Gene Tierney, 1945; Lena Horne, 1954; Grace Kelly, 1955.)

THE SIGNS AS QUEENS OF THE SILVER SCREEN

ARIES: Marlene Dietrich
TAURUS: Ingrid Bergman
GEMINI: Barbara Stanwyck
CANCER: Gene Tierney
LEO: Rita Hayworth
VIRGO: Vivien Leigh
LIBRA: Grace Kelly
SCORPIO: Bette Davis
SAGITTARIUS: Lauren Bacall
CAPRICORN: Joan Crawford
AQUARIUS: Audrey Hepburn
PISCES: Myrna Loy