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The Birth of a Nation - This remains one of the most controversial films ever made. It was a landmark achievement in film history that combines brilliant battle scenes and tender romance with a vicious portrayal of African Americans. However flawed it now seems, it is undeniable that the film itself made history.

David Llewelyn Wark "D. W." Griffith (January 22, 1875 – July 23, 1948) was a premier pioneering American film director.[1] He is best known as the director of the epic 1915 film The Birth of a Nation and the subsequent film Intolerance (1916)

The New Yorker. I read it every week. If only to remind me of those parts of New York I miss.

the silent film era - Lillian Gish. Love to read about and see picures from the silent film era.

A Dog's Life (1918). It was around this time that Chaplin began to conceive the Tramp as "a sort of Pierrot", or sad clown

Let us bring this association back! Instead of political parties, let us revive groupings like the Algonquin Round Table founded by Dorothy Parker: (l-r) Art Samuels, Charles MacArthur, Harpo Marx, Dorothy Parker and Alexander Woollcott. engaged in wisecracks, wordplay and witticisms that, through the newspaper columns of Round Table members, were disseminated across the country. Surely the intellect and sense of irony still exists.

Harold Wallace Ross (November 6, 1892 – December 6, 1951) was an American journalist and founder of The New Yorker magazine, which he edited from the magazine's inception in 1925 to his death.

Olive Elaine Thomas was an American silent film actress and model. On September 10, 1920, Thomas died of acute nephritis in Paris five days after consuming mercury bichloride. Although her death was ruled accidental, news of the incident and Thomas's subsequent death were the subject of media speculation. Thomas's death has been cited has one of the first heavily publicized Hollywood scandals.

Maude Fealy (March 4, 1883 – November 9, 1971) was an American stage and film actress who appeared in nearly every film made by Cecil B. DeMille in the post silent film era.

Maude Fealy - c. 1900 - American stage and film actress who appeared in nearly every film made by Cecil B. DeMille in the post silent film era