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Loy's silent film roles were mainly those of vamps or femme fatales, and she frequently portrayed characters of Asian or Eurasian background in films such as Across the Pacific, A Girl in Every Port, The Crimson City, The Black Watch, and The Desert Song, which she later recalled "... kind of solidified my exotic non-American image.
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Parnell was a historical drama and one of the most poorly received film of either Loy's or Gable's careers, but their other pairings in Test Pilot and Too Hot to Handle ( both 1938 ) were successes.
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A number of long poems were also written during the 1920s, including Mina Loy's ' auto-mythology ', Anglo-Mongrels and the Rose and Hugh MacDiarmid's satire on Scottish society, A Drunk Man Looks At The Thistle.
Among this group were journalist and communist John Reed, as well as novelist and critic Carl Van Vechten, who would eventually become Loy's agent.
First readers of " Songs to Joannes " were shocked by Loy's forward expressions of sexuality, particularly the grotesque and uncensored depictions of erotic desire and bodily functions.
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Loy's mother saw great potential in Southern California, and during one of his visits she encouraged her husband to purchase real estate there.
Soon afterward, Loy's mother needed a hysterectomy and insisted Los Angeles was a safer place to have it done, so she, Loy, and Loy's brother David moved to Ocean Park, where Loy began to take dancing lessons.
Although Loy was never nominated for an Academy Award for any single performance, after an extensive letter writing campaign and years of lobbying by screenwriter and then-Writers Guild of America, west board member Michael Russnow, who enlisted the support of Loy's former screen colleagues and friends such as Roddy McDowall, Sidney Sheldon, Harold Russell and many others, she received a 1991 Academy Honorary Award " for her career achievement ".
Cravan fled to Mexico to avoid the draft ; when Loy's divorce was final she followed him, and they married in Mexico City.
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On August 2, 2005, the centenary of Loy's birth, Warner Home Video released the six films from The Thin Man series, on DVD as a boxed set.
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Loy's extremely original poems started to frequent smaller magazines such as Rogue, attracting the attention of the New York avant-garde.
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Loy's father died on November 7, 1918, of Spanish influenza, and Loy's mother was finally able to realize her dream to permanently relocate her family to California, where they settled in Culver City.
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Loy's stylish bad girl role was more akin to the sort that made Greta Garbo famous than her own reputation as " the ideal wife " which MGM promoted for many years.
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During the winter of 1912, Loy's mother nearly died from pneumonia, and her father sent his wife and daughter to La Jolla, California.
Although Loy's mother tried to persuade her husband to move to California permanently, he preferred ranch life and the three eventually returned to Montana.
In 1991, The Myrna Loy Center for the Performing and Media Arts opened in downtown Helena, Montana, the capital of Montana, not far from Loy's hometown.
Loy's system, designed to " streamline " the process, has not proven very effective and is a source of discontent among transportation workers.
The tale of his disappearance is strongly anecdotal, as recounted by Loy's biographer, Carolyn Burke.
National Poetry Foundation, 1998. of essays on Mina Loy's poetry, with 1965 interview and bibliography.
The two V Corps divisions of Generals Girard and Gazan, preceded by a cavalry brigade, swung left to begin the Marshal's flanking move — their progress was concealed by intervening olive woods, and the first the Allies knew of them was when four French cavalry regiments burst from the southern end of the woods, crossed two brooks, and scattered Loy's Spanish cavalry on the right of Beresford's lines.
Lumley's cavalry was sent to support Loy's horse and hold Blake's right flank, while Stewart's 2nd Division was sent south from its location behind Albuera to take up a new position behind Blake in readiness to provide support if needed.
Lasting until 1929 the Contact Editions brought out books by Bryher ( Two Selves ), H. D .' s Palimpsest, Mina Loy's Lunar Baedecker, Ernest Hemingway's first book Three Stories & Ten Poems ( 1923 ), poems by Marsden Hartley, William Carlos Williams ( Spring and All, 1923 ), Emanuel Carnevali's only book during his lifetime ( The Hurried Man ), prose by Ford Madox Ford, Gertrude Stein ( The Making of Americans, 1925 ), Mary Butts ( Ashe of Rings ), John Herrmann ( What Happens ), Edwin Lanham ( Sailors Don't Care ), Robert Coates ( The Eater of Darkness ), Texas schoolteacher Gertrude Beasley's My First Thirty Years and Saikaku Ihara's Quaint Tales of Samurais.
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In the late 1920s, Heigo became a benshi ( silent film narrator ) for Tokyo theaters showing foreign films, and quickly made a name for himself.
The Birth of a Nation ( originally called The Clansman ) is a 1915 silent drama film directed by D. W. Griffith and based on the novel and play The Clansman, both by Thomas Dixon, Jr. Griffith co-wrote the screenplay ( with Frank E. Woods ), and co-produced the film ( with Harry Aitken ).
" The film is noteworthy for its invocation of silent film techniques and an insistence on the jump-cut for effect.
A silent film of one of these early streetcars in Berkeley can be seen at the Library of Congress website: " A Trip To Berkeley, California "
Sir Charles Spencer " Charlie " Chaplin, KBE ( 16 April 188925 December 1977 ) was an English comic actor, film director and composer best known for his work during the silent film era.
He was influenced by his predecessor, the French silent film comedian Max Linder, to whom he dedicated one of his films.
* From 1917 to 1918, silent film actor Billy West made more than 20 films as a comedian precisely imitating Chaplin's tramp character, makeup and costume.
The genre dates from the silent era, and the most famous examples of this type of film would be those produced by Monty Python.
In American film, the most prominent comic actors of the silent era were Charlie Chaplin ( although born in England, his success was principally in the U. S .), Buster Keaton and Harold Lloyd.
During the 1930s, the silent film comedy was replaced by dialogue from film comedians such as the W. C. Fields and the Marx Brothers.
The comedian Charlie Chaplin was one of the last silent film hold-outs, and his films during the 1930s were devoid of dialogue, although they did employ sound effects.
* In 1927, a feature-length silent film Casey at the Bat was released, starring Wallace Beery, Ford Sterling, and ZaSu Pitts.
Cecil Blount DeMille ( August 12, 1881 – January 21, 1959 ) was an American film director and Academy Award-winning film producer in both silent and sound films.
DeMille remade his early hit The Squaw Man twice, once as a silent film The Squaw Man ( 1918 ) and then as a sound film The Squaw Man ( 1931 ).