The Silent Movie Era


The Silent Movie Era: 1895 to 1929. 

It was widely believed that this form of entertainment appealed mostly to the illiterate because stories were told without words.  Music played a major role in creating the story’s atmosphere and giving the audience emotional clues.

You have to think those “illiterate” moviegoers knew something.  Here’s one of the era’s most popular starsLouise Brooks.

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Louise Brooks


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