SCREEN-L Archives

March 2003, Week 1


Options: Use Monospaced Font
Show Text Part by Default
Condense Mail Headers

Message: [<< First] [< Prev] [Next >] [Last >>]
Topic: [<< First] [< Prev] [Next >] [Last >>]
Author: [<< First] [< Prev] [Next >] [Last >>]

Print Reply
1.0 (Apple Message framework v551)
text/plain; charset=US-ASCII; format=flowed
Thu, 6 Mar 2003 21:30:50 -0600
Film and TV Studies Discussion List <[log in to unmask]>
louis schwartz <[log in to unmask]>
Film and TV Studies Discussion List <[log in to unmask]>
text/plain (42 lines)
Are you thinking of Sidewalk Stories (Lane, 1989)(Palm Pictures/Island
louis schwartz
On Monday, February 24, 2003, at 01:46 PM, Scott Andrew Hutchins wrote:

> I recall many, many years ago (probably early 1990s; I know I had a
> VCR by then) seeing a listing in the paper for a feature film from
> 1986 or 1987 running on the local PBS affiliate.  The end of the
> description said the film was silent.  I neither recall the title nor
> the one line about the subject matter.  Does anyone know what this
> could be?  The IMDb doesn't help since "silent" in the sound section
> applies only to those films without recorded music on their initial
> release.  I thought it might be _Tales from the Gimli Hospital_ until
> I actually saw that film and discovered that viewers were
> misremembering it as a silent film when it actually has a big
> monologue by one of the main characters and the frame story has plenty
> of dialogue, as well.
> Scott Andrew Hutchins
> [log in to unmask]
> Examine The Life of Timon of Athens at Cracks in the Fourth Wall
> Theatre & Filmworks
> "But since in fact we see that avarice, anger, envy, pride, sloth,
> lust and stupidity commonly profit far beyond humility, chastity,
> fortitude, justice and thought, and have to choose, to be human at
> all...why then perhaps we *must* stand fast a little--even at the risk
> of being heroes." --Sir Thomas More, _A Man for All Seasons_, by
> Robert Bolt
> ----
> Screen-L is sponsored by the Telecommunication & Film Dept., the
> University of Alabama:

For past messages, visit the Screen-L Archives: