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70% of U.S. Silent Films Have Been Lost Forever

The U.S. Library of Congress this week revealed the troubling statistic that 70% of silent-era films made in the U.S. have been lost forever. In a report titled “The Survival of American Silent Feature Films: 1912-1929,” the library has compiled …

Now Streaming: Rare Hitchcock Film “The White Shadow”
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Thanks to the efforts of the National Film Preservation Foundation, you can now watch a recently-recovered mid-twenties Alfred Hitchcock film for free online. Well, kind of and kind of. Hitchcock is not the credited director of the film, called The …