Category: promos

Robert Osborne on the programming marking the 100th birthday of the celebrated Japanese director Akira Kurosawa, the most extensive collection of Kurosawa films ever on television. on the 23rd next week tcm will have 24hrs of his work. starting at 6am with his directorial debut Sanshiro Sugata (1943).


it would be wonderful to go to this, unfortunately its not in the cards, as they say, for me. any1 who is fortunate to go, is very lucky! its great that tcm is doing this festival!! i dont really have any more to say here….except maybe the festival im sure will be amazing! and i hope they show some of it in a special on tcm! that would rock!

The classy introduction to TCM’s Silent Sunday’s.
The films featured in the montage as they appear in order:
Our Dancing Daughters (balloons)
The Flesh and the Devil (Greta Garbo and John Gilbert – couple dancing)
The Big Parade (Renee Adoree, John Gilbert – Couple kissing)
Four Horseman of the Apocalypse (Rudolph Valentino – man puffing smoke)
Greed (Zasu Pitts – woman with abject look)
Noah’s Ark (George O’brian – man in rain)
The Crowd (Eleanor Boardman – woman looking in mirror happy)
Our Dancing Daughters (Joan Crawford – woman looking in mirror, sad)
The Crowd (James Murray – man doing pantomime)
Show People (Marion Davies, Dell Henderson – woman revealing face after lowering a cloth/bandana)
The Kiss (Greta Garbo – woman looking seductive)
The Cameraman (Buster Keaton – man looking up)
The Wind (Lilian Gish – woman looking frightened, peering outside)
Greed (Zazu Pitts)(woman looking frightened)
Greed (Gibson Gowland – man closing in on woman, looking menacing)
The Wind (lantern blowing in wind)