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  • nutsaboutclara
    Did you go see it, Karen? -Dario. ... the ... Pandora s Box in a ... traveled ... only ... possibly ... they ... sponsored, ... Eastman ... and on. ...
    Message 1 of 13 , Feb 6, 2009
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      Did you go see it, Karen?

      -Dario.


      --- In thenewcovenoflouisebrooks@yahoogroups.com, "KarenUK"
      <nhbr22476@...> wrote:
      >
      > Bristol, England (where I live) is doing a Silent Film Festival at
      the
      > moment. About two years ago, they had another where I saw
      Pandora's Box in a
      > theatre on a big screen with a live orchestra doing the music!
      >
      > Karen (UK).
      >
      >
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: "ioracara" <ioracara@...>
      > To: <thenewcovenoflouisebrooks@yahoogroups.com>
      > Sent: Saturday, January 24, 2009 7:02 PM
      > Subject: [The New Coven of Louise Brooks] Re: Lulu in The Guardian
      >
      >
      > > Like das impersonator, I have to disagree with this. I have
      traveled
      > > extensively in Europe, and there does not seem to be any greater
      > > popular appreciation for silent films than here in the U.S. The
      only
      > > country I've seen that has an appreciation for those films is
      possibly
      > > France, and they also seem to be the only one with any organized
      > > groups trying to preserve silents . . . but only a couple, and
      they
      > > are government sponsored.
      > >
      > > Here, however, we have a great number of groups dedicated to
      > > preserving old films, and most are publicly and corporately
      sponsored,
      > > as well as by the government. We have the LOC, but also the
      Eastman
      > > House, the AFI, Turner Classics, Kino, Criterion, UCLA, and on
      and on.
      > > I have no concrete info to make this next statement, but via
      > > observation I firmly believe more silent films have been
      preserved
      > > through American efforts than the rest of the world combined.
      > >
      > > Germany has no such groups, nor does Britain. Italy has enough
      trouble
      > > just being Italy. And Eastern Europe? Not at all.
      > >
      > > Furthermore, I know of theaters in at least three U.S. different
      > > cities that regularly show silent films, including one in Los
      Angeles
      > > that shows nothing BUT silent films. Even France cannot claim
      that.
      > >
      > > Grass is often greener on the other side, but in this case I
      think the
      > > original statement was incorrect in its assumption. Even though
      it's
      > > easy to make such claims, not everything in Europe is better
      than in
      > > the U.S.
      > >
      > > --- In thenewcovenoflouisebrooks@yahoogroups.com, nutsaboutclara
      > > <no_reply@> wrote:
      > >>
      > >> True, but I was talking about the movie-going public of today,
      not
      > >> specifically the silent film fan base here in America. The
      silent
      > >> film fan base already appreciates Brooksie very much, but not
      the
      > >> general movie-going public; anything that's not made for today's
      > >> taste is held in high regard. Europeans on the other hand, not
      only
      > >> view today's films, but enjoy the classics of the past,
      including
      > >> silent films. That's why I posted the comment; Europeans
      appreciate
      > >> silent films more than the average American does. It's a
      reflection
      > >> of our times, really.
      > >>
      > >> -Dario.
      > >>
      > >>
      > >> --- In
      thenewcovenoflouisebrooks@yahoogroups.com, "das_imperator"
      > >> <dasimperator@> wrote:
      > >> >
      > >> > To be fair you might want to check the member list of this
      and your
      > >> > Clara Bow group before making such a blanket statement. I'm
      sure the
      > >> > good old USA is fairly well represented in silent movie
      fandom. Most
      > >> > of the books and DVDs that cover the silent period come out
      of the
      > >> US
      > >> > market and do so because there are buyers for them.
      > >> >
      > >> > --- In thenewcovenoflouisebrooks@yahoogroups.com,
      nutsaboutclara
      > >> > <no_reply@> wrote:
      > >> > >
      > >> > > Nice to see Brooksie get a mention from the Guardian. At
      least
      > >> > > Europeans like the British appreciate silent film
      performers like
      > >> > > Louise, not like the rest of America, who could give a
      (blank)
      > >> about
      > >> > > silent film. Shame on the U.S.A.!
      > >> > >
      > >> > > -Dario.
      > >> > >
      > >> > >
      > >> > > --- In thenewcovenoflouisebrooks@yahoogroups.com,
      olive_e_thomas
      > >> > > <no_reply@> wrote:
      > >> > > >
      > >> > > > http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/2009/jan/21/female-
      icons-
      > >> > > cinema/print
      > >> > > >
      > >> > >
      > >> >
      > >>
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > ------------------------------------
      > >
      > > Yahoo! Groups Links
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
    • KarenUK
      Not to this year s, but I saw Pandora s Box & loved it. Karen (UK). ... From: nutsaboutclara To:
      Message 2 of 13 , Feb 6, 2009
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        Not to this year's, but I saw Pandora's Box & loved it.
        Karen (UK).


        ----- Original Message -----
        From: "nutsaboutclara" <no_reply@yahoogroups.com>
        To: <thenewcovenoflouisebrooks@yahoogroups.com>
        Sent: Friday, February 06, 2009 6:45 PM
        Subject: [The New Coven of Louise Brooks] Re: Lulu in The Guardian


        > Did you go see it, Karen?
        >
        > -Dario.
        >
        >
        > --- In thenewcovenoflouisebrooks@yahoogroups.com, "KarenUK"
        > <nhbr22476@...> wrote:
        >>
        >> Bristol, England (where I live) is doing a Silent Film Festival at
        > the
        >> moment. About two years ago, they had another where I saw
        > Pandora's Box in a
        >> theatre on a big screen with a live orchestra doing the music!
        >>
        >> Karen (UK).
        >>
        >>
        >> ----- Original Message -----
        >> From: "ioracara" <ioracara@...>
        >> To: <thenewcovenoflouisebrooks@yahoogroups.com>
        >> Sent: Saturday, January 24, 2009 7:02 PM
        >> Subject: [The New Coven of Louise Brooks] Re: Lulu in The Guardian
        >>
        >>
        >> > Like das impersonator, I have to disagree with this. I have
        > traveled
        >> > extensively in Europe, and there does not seem to be any greater
        >> > popular appreciation for silent films than here in the U.S. The
        > only
        >> > country I've seen that has an appreciation for those films is
        > possibly
        >> > France, and they also seem to be the only one with any organized
        >> > groups trying to preserve silents . . . but only a couple, and
        > they
        >> > are government sponsored.
        >> >
        >> > Here, however, we have a great number of groups dedicated to
        >> > preserving old films, and most are publicly and corporately
        > sponsored,
        >> > as well as by the government. We have the LOC, but also the
        > Eastman
        >> > House, the AFI, Turner Classics, Kino, Criterion, UCLA, and on
        > and on.
        >> > I have no concrete info to make this next statement, but via
        >> > observation I firmly believe more silent films have been
        > preserved
        >> > through American efforts than the rest of the world combined.
        >> >
        >> > Germany has no such groups, nor does Britain. Italy has enough
        > trouble
        >> > just being Italy. And Eastern Europe? Not at all.
        >> >
        >> > Furthermore, I know of theaters in at least three U.S. different
        >> > cities that regularly show silent films, including one in Los
        > Angeles
        >> > that shows nothing BUT silent films. Even France cannot claim
        > that.
        >> >
        >> > Grass is often greener on the other side, but in this case I
        > think the
        >> > original statement was incorrect in its assumption. Even though
        > it's
        >> > easy to make such claims, not everything in Europe is better
        > than in
        >> > the U.S.
        >> >
        >> > --- In thenewcovenoflouisebrooks@yahoogroups.com, nutsaboutclara
        >> > <no_reply@> wrote:
        >> >>
        >> >> True, but I was talking about the movie-going public of today,
        > not
        >> >> specifically the silent film fan base here in America. The
        > silent
        >> >> film fan base already appreciates Brooksie very much, but not
        > the
        >> >> general movie-going public; anything that's not made for today's
        >> >> taste is held in high regard. Europeans on the other hand, not
        > only
        >> >> view today's films, but enjoy the classics of the past,
        > including
        >> >> silent films. That's why I posted the comment; Europeans
        > appreciate
        >> >> silent films more than the average American does. It's a
        > reflection
        >> >> of our times, really.
        >> >>
        >> >> -Dario.
        >> >>
        >> >>
        >> >> --- In
        > thenewcovenoflouisebrooks@yahoogroups.com, "das_imperator"
        >> >> <dasimperator@> wrote:
        >> >> >
        >> >> > To be fair you might want to check the member list of this
        > and your
        >> >> > Clara Bow group before making such a blanket statement. I'm
        > sure the
        >> >> > good old USA is fairly well represented in silent movie
        > fandom. Most
        >> >> > of the books and DVDs that cover the silent period come out
        > of the
        >> >> US
        >> >> > market and do so because there are buyers for them.
        >> >> >
        >> >> > --- In thenewcovenoflouisebrooks@yahoogroups.com,
        > nutsaboutclara
        >> >> > <no_reply@> wrote:
        >> >> > >
        >> >> > > Nice to see Brooksie get a mention from the Guardian. At
        > least
        >> >> > > Europeans like the British appreciate silent film
        > performers like
        >> >> > > Louise, not like the rest of America, who could give a
        > (blank)
        >> >> about
        >> >> > > silent film. Shame on the U.S.A.!
        >> >> > >
        >> >> > > -Dario.
        >> >> > >
        >> >> > >
        >> >> > > --- In thenewcovenoflouisebrooks@yahoogroups.com,
        > olive_e_thomas
        >> >> > > <no_reply@> wrote:
        >> >> > > >
        >> >> > > > http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/2009/jan/21/female-
        > icons-
        >> >> > > cinema/print
        >> >> > > >
        >> >> > >
        >> >> >
        >> >>
        >> >
        >> >
        >> >
        >> > ------------------------------------
        >> >
        >> > Yahoo! Groups Links
        >> >
        >> >
        >> >
        >> >
        >>
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > ------------------------------------
        >
        > Yahoo! Groups Links
        >
        >
        >
        >
      • nutsaboutclara
        Well, that s what I meant, Karen, about seeing PANDORA S BOX(1929). -Dario. ... at ... Guardian ... greater ... The ... organized ... different ... though ...
        Message 3 of 13 , Feb 11, 2009
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          Well, that's what I meant, Karen, about seeing PANDORA'S BOX(1929).

          -Dario.


          --- In thenewcovenoflouisebrooks@yahoogroups.com, "KarenUK"
          <nhbr22476@...> wrote:
          >
          > Not to this year's, but I saw Pandora's Box & loved it.
          > Karen (UK).
          >
          >
          > ----- Original Message -----
          > From: "nutsaboutclara" <no_reply@yahoogroups.com>
          > To: <thenewcovenoflouisebrooks@yahoogroups.com>
          > Sent: Friday, February 06, 2009 6:45 PM
          > Subject: [The New Coven of Louise Brooks] Re: Lulu in The Guardian
          >
          >
          > > Did you go see it, Karen?
          > >
          > > -Dario.
          > >
          > >
          > > --- In thenewcovenoflouisebrooks@yahoogroups.com, "KarenUK"
          > > <nhbr22476@> wrote:
          > >>
          > >> Bristol, England (where I live) is doing a Silent Film Festival
          at
          > > the
          > >> moment. About two years ago, they had another where I saw
          > > Pandora's Box in a
          > >> theatre on a big screen with a live orchestra doing the music!
          > >>
          > >> Karen (UK).
          > >>
          > >>
          > >> ----- Original Message -----
          > >> From: "ioracara" <ioracara@>
          > >> To: <thenewcovenoflouisebrooks@yahoogroups.com>
          > >> Sent: Saturday, January 24, 2009 7:02 PM
          > >> Subject: [The New Coven of Louise Brooks] Re: Lulu in The
          Guardian
          > >>
          > >>
          > >> > Like das impersonator, I have to disagree with this. I have
          > > traveled
          > >> > extensively in Europe, and there does not seem to be any
          greater
          > >> > popular appreciation for silent films than here in the U.S.
          The
          > > only
          > >> > country I've seen that has an appreciation for those films is
          > > possibly
          > >> > France, and they also seem to be the only one with any
          organized
          > >> > groups trying to preserve silents . . . but only a couple, and
          > > they
          > >> > are government sponsored.
          > >> >
          > >> > Here, however, we have a great number of groups dedicated to
          > >> > preserving old films, and most are publicly and corporately
          > > sponsored,
          > >> > as well as by the government. We have the LOC, but also the
          > > Eastman
          > >> > House, the AFI, Turner Classics, Kino, Criterion, UCLA, and on
          > > and on.
          > >> > I have no concrete info to make this next statement, but via
          > >> > observation I firmly believe more silent films have been
          > > preserved
          > >> > through American efforts than the rest of the world combined.
          > >> >
          > >> > Germany has no such groups, nor does Britain. Italy has enough
          > > trouble
          > >> > just being Italy. And Eastern Europe? Not at all.
          > >> >
          > >> > Furthermore, I know of theaters in at least three U.S.
          different
          > >> > cities that regularly show silent films, including one in Los
          > > Angeles
          > >> > that shows nothing BUT silent films. Even France cannot claim
          > > that.
          > >> >
          > >> > Grass is often greener on the other side, but in this case I
          > > think the
          > >> > original statement was incorrect in its assumption. Even
          though
          > > it's
          > >> > easy to make such claims, not everything in Europe is better
          > > than in
          > >> > the U.S.
          > >> >
          > >> > --- In thenewcovenoflouisebrooks@yahoogroups.com,
          nutsaboutclara
          > >> > <no_reply@> wrote:
          > >> >>
          > >> >> True, but I was talking about the movie-going public of
          today,
          > > not
          > >> >> specifically the silent film fan base here in America. The
          > > silent
          > >> >> film fan base already appreciates Brooksie very much, but not
          > > the
          > >> >> general movie-going public; anything that's not made for
          today's
          > >> >> taste is held in high regard. Europeans on the other hand,
          not
          > > only
          > >> >> view today's films, but enjoy the classics of the past,
          > > including
          > >> >> silent films. That's why I posted the comment; Europeans
          > > appreciate
          > >> >> silent films more than the average American does. It's a
          > > reflection
          > >> >> of our times, really.
          > >> >>
          > >> >> -Dario.
          > >> >>
          > >> >>
          > >> >> --- In
          > > thenewcovenoflouisebrooks@yahoogroups.com, "das_imperator"
          > >> >> <dasimperator@> wrote:
          > >> >> >
          > >> >> > To be fair you might want to check the member list of this
          > > and your
          > >> >> > Clara Bow group before making such a blanket statement. I'm
          > > sure the
          > >> >> > good old USA is fairly well represented in silent movie
          > > fandom. Most
          > >> >> > of the books and DVDs that cover the silent period come out
          > > of the
          > >> >> US
          > >> >> > market and do so because there are buyers for them.
          > >> >> >
          > >> >> > --- In thenewcovenoflouisebrooks@yahoogroups.com,
          > > nutsaboutclara
          > >> >> > <no_reply@> wrote:
          > >> >> > >
          > >> >> > > Nice to see Brooksie get a mention from the Guardian. At
          > > least
          > >> >> > > Europeans like the British appreciate silent film
          > > performers like
          > >> >> > > Louise, not like the rest of America, who could give a
          > > (blank)
          > >> >> about
          > >> >> > > silent film. Shame on the U.S.A.!
          > >> >> > >
          > >> >> > > -Dario.
          > >> >> > >
          > >> >> > >
          > >> >> > > --- In thenewcovenoflouisebrooks@yahoogroups.com,
          > > olive_e_thomas
          > >> >> > > <no_reply@> wrote:
          > >> >> > > >
          > >> >> > > >
          http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/2009/jan/21/female-
          > > icons-
          > >> >> > > cinema/print
          > >> >> > > >
          > >> >> > >
          > >> >> >
          > >> >>
          > >> >
          > >> >
          > >> >
          > >> > ------------------------------------
          > >> >
          > >> > Yahoo! Groups Links
          > >> >
          > >> >
          > >> >
          > >> >
          > >>
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > ------------------------------------
          > >
          > > Yahoo! Groups Links
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          >
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