Category Archives: The History of Film

Robert Osborne, Touch of Evil, and Life of an American Fireman.

OK, so, a bunch of people came to this site last week but no one clicked through to my YouTube page. That’s fine! I’ve got thick skin! So, I’ve been watching Turner Classic Movies Tribute to the fantastic Robert Osborne. … Continue reading

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The Story of Alice Guy Blaché, Film Pioneer!

Alice Guy Blaché was there from almost the beginning, yet she has been slowly forgot about. What are others remembered from the early days of cinema and this wonderful lady has been forgotten. She had a career that lasted 24 … Continue reading

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The story of Auguste and Louis Lumière

On December 26, 1895 at the Salon Indien du Grand Café in Paris, a 20-minute presentation of 10 shorts films became the talk of Paris. It wasn’t the first time people had paid to watch a movie, but this event … Continue reading

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A little Orson Welles Talk

For about 5 minutes, I walk about Orson Welles. Visit my Old Man Kelley Film History YouTube Channel. Thanks!

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The History of Film 01 – G. A. Smith

In 1903 that G. A. Smith did something that would change filmmaking forever! In his film called Sick Kitten, he did something unexpected. Smith wanted to the audience to see the cat eating its medicine, so he did something that … Continue reading

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