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Silent Movie Review: “The Eyes of the Mummy” (Festival of Dread Special)

Welcome back to the Festival of Dread, The Splintering’s month-long celebration of all things that lurk in the shadows. Today, we’re going to do another Silent Movie Review, this time looking at The Eyes of the Mummy directed by Ernst Lubitsch.  Originally released in 1922 (in the United States, anyway), this year marks an anniversary of sorts for The Eyes of the Mummy.

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Silent Movie Review: “Gypsy Blood” (Monochrome May Special)

Welcome back to Monochrome May, The Splintering’s month-long celebration of all things ashen and old. And we do mean old, because today we’re going to take a look at the silent film Gypsy Blood, a lighthearted tragedy (if such a thing can exist) based on the opera Carmen by French composer Georges Bizet. Directed by Ernst Lubitsch and released in the US in 1921 (1918

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