Mickey Rooney pays the set of “The Wizard of Oz” a visit

Mickey Rooney visiting Judy Garland and the dog Terry on the set of The Wizard Of Oz (1939).
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Mickey Rooney visiting Judy Garland and the dog Terry on the set of The Wizard Of Oz.

Antonin Artaud in The Passion of Joan of Arc

The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928, by Carl th. Dreyer).

Among the other cast members was French playwright Antonin Artaud as the monk Massieu. Artaud later stated that the film was meant to “reveal Joan as the victim of one of the most terrible of all perversions: the perversion of a divine principle in its passage through the minds of men, whether they be Church, Government or what you will. (wikipedia)

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Screening Notes – The Man With The Movie Camera.

The Man With the Movie Camera (1929) – Dziga Vertov. Screening Notes.
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Brigitte Helm from Metropolis – by Lucien Lorelle

Lucien Lorelle (1894, Paris – 1968) is one of the biggest photographers of the 20th century.
He shot portraits of many famous artists of his decade including Marie Glory, Martine Carol, Dominique Wilms, Micheline Presle, Danièle Darrieux, Albert Préjean, Jean Cocteau, Gérard Philipe, Madeleine Robinson, Madeleine Sologne, Serge Reggiani, Jean Marais, Michel Simon, Jean Gabin, Janine Grenet. He also did some ad campaigns for Galerie LaFayette and l’Oréal.
Here is the portrait he shot of Brigitte Helm back in 1929, mostly remembered as Maria and her robot in Fritz Lang’s Metropolis.
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George Bernard Shaw, Marlene Dietrich, Leni Riefenstahl and Anna May Wong at a Berlin party !

Leni Riefenstahl, Anna May Wong and Marlene Dietrich, George Bernard Shaw at Pierre Ball. Berlin (1928).
Photographer : Alfred Eisenstaedt

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