Scott Lord on the Silent Film of Greta Garbo, Mauritz Stiller, Victor Sjostrom as Victor Seastrom, John Brunius, Gustaf Molander - the Golden Age of Swedish Silent Film........Lost Films in Found Magazines, among them Victor Seastrom directing John Gilbert and Lon Chaney, the printed word offering clues to deteriorated celluloid, extratextual discourse illustrating how novels were adapted to the screen; the photoplay as a literature;how it was reviewed, audience reception perhaps actor to actor.
Wednesday, January 11, 2023
Scott Lord Silent Film: Lon Chaney in Victory (Maurice Tourneur, 1919)
Robert Gordon Anderson, in his 1971 volume Faces, Forms, Films, the artistry of Lon Chaney, writes about the film "Victory", directed by Maurice Tournuer. "The picture had good reviews despite some distortion of the storyline", liberties having been taken while adapting the literary work of Joseph Conrad. Lon Chaney
Lon Chaney Silent Film Lon Chaney
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