Synopsis by C. Dwayne Smith
Brought to video by broadcast giant HBO, this tenth entry from the Hollywood: A Celebration of the American Silent Film series, Hollywood: A Celebration of the American Silent Film, Vol. 10 - The Man with the Megaphone is a close-up of silent-film directors and the art they created. A celebration of silent film and the directors with the 'big voice' this tape is innovative and shows us a time when there still was something original in Hollywood. This retrospective regales us with a look at 'tinsel town' when celluloid was void of color but rich in text. Narrated by actor James Mason (A Star is Born, The Desert Fox), this is the Hollywood all cinema buffs would truly like to remember.
director, filmmaker, Hollywood, silent-film