It (1927) – Clarence G. Badger, and Josef von Sternberg

Philip Kemp’s Movies book brings me another classic from the silent film era, and while it’s a romantic comedy, some of the subject matter doesn’t quite stand up to the test of time. You’ll see what I mean as I get into the narrative below. Having said that, it was a delightful little film, and…

The Strong Man (1926) – Frank Capra

  The Great Movies – 100 Years of Film book recommended a couple of titles to go along with The General, I’ve already seen one of them and reviewed it, Safety Last, so I settled in for the next one, this little gem from Frank Capra and starring Harry Langdon. Langdon stars as Paul Bergot,…