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Hooray for Old Hollywood!

Long before Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Scarlett Johansson, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt were big names in the movies, actors such as Chaplin, Dietrich, Bogart, and Gable were considered the ultimate in star power. Read about some of the great actors and actresses who may be gone, but will certainly not be forgotten.

Robert Mitchum: "baby, I don't care" by Lee Server

Dark lover: the life and death of Rudolph Valentino by Emily W. Leider

Bogart by A.M. Sperber and Eric Lax

Movies Through the Centuries

AFI's 100 years...100 movies [videodisc]: [America's greatest movies] by American Film Institute

American slapstick [videodisc]

Edison. 1889-1903. Disc 1 [videodisc]: the invention of the movies by the Museum of Modern Art in cooperation with the Library of Congress

The European pioneers. Volume 2 [videodisc]: a treasury of early cinema, 1894-1913 by Kino International ; produced by Film Preservation Associates and The British Film Institute

The great train robbery and other primary works. Volume 1 [videodisc]: a treasury of early cinema, 1894-1913 by Kino International ; produced by Film Preservation Associates and The British Film Institute

Hollywood singing and dancing. The 1930s [videodisc]: dancing away the Great Depression

Time Was, Time Is… May 2012

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