Thursday, December 5, 2013

Silent Films Lost to Time



A recent article by the Huffington Post highlights the tremendous loss of silent films due to time and neglect. The Library of Congress conducted the first comprehensive survey of silent films over the past two years and found around 70% of silent films are believed to be lost. A database that represents the films listed in the survey can be found here.

1 comment:

  1. I'm hoping one of these days more of them will show up. Seeing more than 5 seconds of Theda Bara as Cleopatra is on my wish list. I wish her films survived!

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