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    • September 6, 2019 12:36 PM EDT
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      Silent movie stunts

      This post was edited by Steve Featherkile at September 8, 2019 8:49 PM EDT
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    • September 6, 2019 1:22 PM EDT
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      Did not for me, but caught the url and opened it..

       

      https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=445087326348625&id=102972251051786

       

      Nice clips!

       

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    • September 6, 2019 5:00 PM EDT
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      not opening for me and I will not join Facebook ever again!

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    • September 6, 2019 5:08 PM EDT
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      Joe - If I click on the link in Steve's op (he appears to have corrected it) and can view the clip without being logged onto FB, I'm not a member. 

      This post was edited by Mark Hadler at September 6, 2019 5:09 PM EDT
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      Mark Hadler said:

      Joe - If I click on the link in Steve's op (he appears to have corrected it) and can view the clip without being logged onto FB, I'm not a member. 

      It still wants me to be a member and will not open.

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    • September 6, 2019 6:20 PM EDT
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      Hmm, well this appears to be the same collection on YouTube.

    • September 6, 2019 8:44 PM EDT
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      Thanks Mark. Farcebook wouldn't let me see it neither.

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      David Maynard said:

      Thanks Mark. Farcebook wouldn't let me see it neither.

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      Worked for me and I don't do social media

    • September 7, 2019 4:17 PM EDT
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      LOL....thanks for the solution !

    • September 7, 2019 7:04 PM EDT
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      just because....... The term "silent film" is something of a misnomer, as these films were almost always accompanied by live sounds. During the silent era that existed from the mid-1890s to the late 1920s, a pianisttheater organist—or even, in large cities, a small orchestra—would often play music to accompany the films. Pianists and organists would play either from sheet music, or improvisation. Sometimes a person would even narrate the intertitle cards for the audience. Though at the time the technology to synchronize sound with the video did not exist, music was seen as an essential part of the viewing experience. The term is also frequently used to describe sound-era films that have a recorded music-only soundtrack without dialogue, such as City Lights and The Artist.

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    • September 8, 2019 6:19 AM EDT
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      That's why the later movies were originally called talkies. Because the earlier films weren't called silent at the time.

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      Two of those clips were shot in Carrizo Gorge -- the guy hanging on the side of a train going over a trestle, and same guy about to go into a tunnel.

       

       

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