Monthly Archives: May 2012

catching up with the chaplins

Chas entertains Thomas Ince, D.W. Griffith and Mack Sennett. 1915.


museum piece

Item: Charles Dickens‘s letter opener. “The handle is made from the paw of Dickens’s pet cat Bob, and the blade is engraved ‘C. D. In Memory of Bob 1862,’ the year of the cat’s death.”

Where: New York Public Library.



welcome to l.a.

Geraldine Chaplin and Lauren Hutton in Welcome to L.A.. Alan Rudolph. 1976.


Keith Carradine and Chaplin.

Harvey Keitel and Sissy Spacek.



Laurel and Hardy in Brats. James Parrott. 1930.

on your sleeve

Bicycle Race/Fat Bottomed Girls. Queen. 1978.

cover art

godard directs

Jean-Luc Godard directs Anna Karina and Jean-Claude Brialy in Une Femme est une femme. 1961.

freak out

Films and Filming. January 1971.