Tag: D.W. Griffith

September 29, 2014 /

Film pioneer – a delicate blossom with a titanium core. Watching over the orphaned children in Night of the Hunter: A studio portrait of D. W. Griffith’s leading lady: Behind the scenes on location in the Mojave in 1928 for The Wind: Miss Gish lived to the age of 99…

September 16, 2014 /

While we credit David Wark Griffith with creating the visual language of filmmaking in America – the father of Hollywood as a cultural force, a purveyor of dreams, a life style – is Cecil B. DeMille (August 12, 1881 – January 21, 1959). In the teens DeMille came West with…

October 13, 2013 /

The Mister at the San Gabriel Mission: Visitors to the Mission: From whence the vineyards of California came: As for the 1000th post… It’s just a number, but what it represents is our friendship and dialogue, and for that, treasured readers, thank you.

July 8, 2013 /
March 18, 2013 /

The founders: Douglas Fairbanks, Mary Pickford, Charlie Chaplin, and D.W. Griffith