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    • Bernie Anderson Jr.

    • Bernie Anderson Jr.

      Bernie Anderson Jr. is a silent film music composer, organist and orchestrator. He has presented live accompaniments for silent films, with theatre organ and piano since 1995. He is also active in the preservation and restoration of Movie Palaces, Theatre organs and Classic Film. A native of New Jersey, Bernie sta ... Read »


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    • Benshi

    • Benshi (弁士?) were Japanese performers who provided live narration for silent films (both Japanese films and Western films). Benshi are sometimes called katsudō-benshi (活動弁士) or katsuben (活弁). During silent films, the benshi stood to the side of the screen and introduced a ... Read »


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    • Matilda Beatrice deMille

    • Matilda Beatrice deMille

      Matilda Beatrice deMille (January 30, 1853 - October 8, 1923) (born Matilda Beatrice Samuel; also known as Beatrice C. deMille, Agnes Graham, Tillie Samuel, Mrs. Henry deMille) was an English-American play broker, screenwriter, playwright, theater actress and entrepreneur. She had a part in founding Paramount Pictures. ... Read »


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    • Dennis James (musician)

    • Dennis James is an American musician and historic preservationist who played "a pivotal role in the international revival of silent films presented with period-authentic live music." Beginning in 1969, he presented historically informed live accompaniments for silent films, with piano, theatre organ, chamber ensemble a ... Read »


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    • Aleksandr Khanzhonkov

    • Aleksandr Aleksejevich Khanzhonkov (Russian: Алекса́ндр Алексе́евич Ханжо́нков; IPA: [ɐlʲɪˈksandr ɐlʲɪˈksʲejɪvʲɪtɕ xənˈʐonkəf]; 8 August 1877 in modern-day Donetsk Oblast â ... Read »


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    • Lloyd Lonergan

    • Lloyd Lonergan

      Lloyd Lonergan (3 March 1870, Chicago, Illinois - 6 April 1937, New York City) was one of the most prolific scenario and screenwriters in American silent film. A brother-in-law of Edwin Thanhouser he worked for the Thanhouser Company based in New Rochelle, New York, writing screenplays for over 100 films. His career ... Read »


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    • Edwin Thanhouser

    • Edwin Thanhouser

      Edwin Thanhouser (11 November 1865 – 21 March 1956) was an actor, businessman, and film producer, most notable as a founder of the Thanhouser Company, which was one of the first motion picture studios, along with his wife Gertrude Thanhouser and brother-in-law Lloyd Lonergan. Thanhouser was born in Baltimore, Mar ... Read »


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    • Gertrude Thanhouser

    • Gertrude Thanhouser

      Gertrude Homan Thanhouser (April 23, 1882 – May 29, 1951), wife of co-founder Edwin Thanhouser, worked at the Thanhouser Company film studio as actress, scenario writer, film editor, and studio executive. Her efforts made the studio one of the key independent US film studios in the nickelodeon and transitional era ... Read »


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    • Salvador Toscano

    • Salvador Toscano

      Salvador Toscano Barragán (22 March 1872 – 14 April 1947), also known as Salvador Toscano, was a director, producer and distributor of early Mexican cinema films. He was Mexico's first filmmaker. Toscano was born in 1872 in Guadalajara, Jalisco. He began studying to become a mining engineer, however cha ... Read »


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