ROCKING AND ROLLING

“Ah, kids today…..with their crazy music.” “Let ’em have their fun!” I wonder if it was the same in earlier periods of history. “Ah, kids today…..with their short togas and modern sandals” “Let ’em go crazy!” “Ah, kids today…..with their shorter periwigs, and low-heeled shoes.” “Let ’em run wild!” “Ah, kids today…..with their raccoon coats… continue reading

SILENCE WAS GOLDEN

Did you ever notice that there is an abundance of physical comedy in silent films. Physical comedy! Yeah, it seems that, even then, the absence of dialogue forced an alternate form of attention-grabbing style to be necessary. Keaton, Chaplin and Lloyd, in particular, all shared so many characteristics; the most important was a certain physical… continue reading