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The mysteriously named Madame Sul-Te-Wan was the first black actress to land a Hollywood studio contract.
Woodman's imagery engaged with architectural and natural landscapes that were themselves in a state of change and decay.
It would have been easy for censors to just ban the racist epithet during the classical era of film. Here's why it didn't happen.
As José Ferrer was being handed his Oscar—making him the first Latino actor to win—he was being investigated by the House Un-American Activities Committee.
In England, Alfred Hitchcock cultivated a comedic sensibility that shines through in his Hollywood thrillers.
A German musicologist complained in 1954 that they reminded him of "barking hell-hounds."
TV shows based on video games can't capture all the little minutiae that captivate gamers, like the map in the instruction manual.
The silent film director Georges Melies made a unique and wonderful Christmas film by borrowing the theatrical techniques of French “feeries.”
John Huston's 1945 movie The Battle of San Pietro presents itself as a war documentary, but contains staged scenes. What should we make of it?