Broken Silence

Broken Silence : Conversations with 23 Silent Film Stars

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This is a collection of 23 original interviews with stars of the silent screen, with biographical information and a filmography included for each. Interviewed are Lew Ayres, William Bakewell, Lina Basquette, Madge Bellamy, Eleanor Boardman, Ethlyne Clair, Junior Coghlan, Joyce Compton, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Dorothy Gulliver, Maxine Elliott Hicks, Dorothy Janis, George Lewis, Marion Mack, Patsy Ruth Miller, Lois Moran, Baby Marie Osborne, Muriel Ostriche, Eddie Quillan, Esther Ralston, Dorothy Revier, David Rollins and Gladys Walton.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 331 pages
  • 149.86 x 226.06 x 20.32mm | 430.91g
  • Jefferson, NC, United States
  • English
  • 90 photographs, filmographies
  • 0786463821
  • 9780786463824
  • 1,244,570

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"a labor of love...informative, insightful reminiscences"--The Silent Film Monthly.
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About Michael G. Ankerich

Michael G. Ankerich is a writer whose work focuses on the silent film era of Hollywood. A former newspaper reporter, he has written extensively for Classic Images, Films of the Golden Age, and Hollywood Studio Magazine, which featured his interview with Butterfly McQueen (Prissy) on the 50th anniversary of the release of Gone With The Wind. Ankerich is currently working on a biography of silent film actress Mae Murray and can be reached through his website michaelgankerich.com.
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