Monthly Archives: February 2020

Western Actor Ben Cooper Dies @ 86

Ben Cooper, a sweet-faced western actor whose cap was feathered with a memorable appearance as a doomed outlaw named Turkey in the classic Johnny Guitar (1954), died Monday at 86. Ben Cooper: September 30, 1933-February 24, 2020 (Image via video still) THR reports his death followed "a long illness" that was reportedly dementia. Born on…
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Visit 1911 NYC in New 4K Footage

That astonishing footage taken of a trip through NYC in 1911 by Swedish Company Svenska Biografteatern has been fully restored in 4K — and in color! The jerky movement of old-timey film was not a problem, because the source footage was intact, but the addition of color and shadow creates a far more naturalistic look…
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Baby Peggy, Last Silent Star, Dies @ 101

Via ExtraTV: She earned a million dollars a year nearly a century ago — and she did it as a toddler. They had (adorable) faces then! (Image via movie still) Before her death at her home in Gustine, California, on Monday, Diana Serra Cary had logged another unthinkable achievement — she had survived long enough to become…
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