Part 2 of the 3 part series on women in war film. Filmed in 1921, The Love Light was ostensibly a vehicle for Mary Pickford to do what she did best – that is to say playing a sweet, beguiling heroine.
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When we think about films depicting war, it’s fair to say that for the most part (though not always) they are seen from a male perspective and Pola 2have a verymasculine feel.
When we think about film and how it portrays war, we are often led to consider many of the epic films that were released after the advent of sound in cinema. We very often forget that prior to the first hesitant steps into making talking pictures there was a rich seam of silent work which also covered […]
King Vidor’s majestic 1925 film The Big Parade is, for the time, probably the most realistic view of the Great War that had ever been committed to celluloid.
Whilst DW Griffith and King Vidor chose the serious route in war films of that era, probably the lightest touch to a war film came in the form of The General, a Buster Keaton classic that was released in 1927.