Do you like silent and/or old films?

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Do you like silent and/or old films

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No
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Total votes: 12

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Do you like silent and/or old films?

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not nessisarily silent but yes i do like some older movies.

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Both, but of the two, silent wins over plain old, unless it's and old musical.

I absolutely LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the silen Lon Chaney version of the Phantom of the Opera, as it is the closest to the book, until the crappy end :evil: , and because his makeup resembles how I sort of pictured the Phantom while reading it.

Buster keaton's the Cameraman is also great fun, but I've never finished it. Every time I tape it off of TCm, the VCR cuts off before ther end. It gets further and further every time...but it never reaches the end. :lol:
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I like the silent movie Metropolis.
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I don't really like old films, and I hate silent films! :shock:
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Agreed.
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Really. Personally I think Hollywood actors of today are overpaid. The movies they make are usually ****.


Well for those of us who do like silent/old films would you mind telling us which are your favorites or least favorites.
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Flash Gordon and Auntie Mame

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Post by ProfessorPlum54 »

I'm not saying I like every modern day movie, many are horrible as you said. For every one good movie, there is probably at least 100 bad movies :lol: .

And I totally agree that many actors are overpaid.
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While I'm not as enamored with the silent movies, I definitely enjoy older movies.

Especially many of the ones from the 1930s-1950s.

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Some films I'd like to recommend include:

Green for Danger (based on the book by Christianna Brand) with Alastair Sim.
The Green Man with Alastair Sim, George Cole and Terry-Thomas.
The Blue Lamp with Dirk Bogarde.
The Spanish Gardener (based on the book by AJ Cronin) with Dirk Bogarde.
Carry On Constable with Kenneth Williams and Kenneth Connor.
Carry On Spying with Kenneth Williams and Bernard Cribbins.
Doctor Strangelove with Peter Sellers.
Monsieur Verdoux with Charlie Chaplin.

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All of the black and white Universal Studios monster movies.

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