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New book! 50 movies to start your discovery of Old Hollywood

WWI movies made during (or shortly after) WWI

For more than 100 years, the big screen has told stories from The Great War. But the movies made during — or shortly after — World War I offer a unique perspective. 

1923’s ‘The Ten Commandments’: Rediscovering the movie – and the lost city of DeMille

Watching old movies is a bit like archaeology: you can study human history via the artifacts, language and sets used at the time. 1923’s “The Ten Commandments” offers a few things to unearth, both on the screen and beneath the sands of a small town in California.