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From the Archives: Resurrecting Lost, Silent Films.

Film historian Kevin Brownlow. Brownlow's best‑known as the man who reconstructed the silent movie masterpiece "Napoleon." He also wrote a highly respected history of silent film , "The Parade's Gone By." His book, "Behind the Mask of Innocence," (Knopf, 1991) is an examination of how pre‑World War One silent film makers addressed social issues of the day. He also collaborated (with David Gill) on the documentaries: The Unknown Chaplin, Buster Keaton--A Hard Act to Follow and D.W. Griffith--Father of Film. Their newest collaboration is "Cinema Europe: The Other Hollywood" which is showing on Turner Classic Movies this week. (Rebroadcast of 1/2/91 interview).


Other segments from the episode on June 28, 1996

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, June 28, 1996: Interview with Itzhak Perlman; Review of the album "Concertos for Violin and Orchestra.."; Interview with Kevin Brownlow; Review of the film "Striptease."


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