Happy birthday, Victor Herbert!
I thought you'd enjoy reading a post from today on my blog (link below), about The Marion Davies March. I was at the Library of Congress last week,... Read more
another review for When Knighthood
Another writeup for When Knighthood has been posted! This one is on the SoCal Arts blog, as part of a silent film release round-up. You can read it here.
I've... Read more
Leonard Maltin liked "When Knighthood"!
I've just realized that in updating fans on Twitter, Facebook and in my emails, I've somehow forgotten to include you in an update about the reviews for When... Read more
More reviews for Marion as Mary Tudor!
Reviews continue to come in for the release of When Knighthood Was In Flower! The latest batch are insightful and thoughtful write-ups on the film and on Marion Davies... Read more
Marion comes to Chicago and to TCM!
Just wanted to let you know that When Knighthood Was In Flowerwill be coming to the Gene Siskel Film Center in Chicago on Labor Day weekend! The... Read more
Reviews for KNIGHTHOOD are coming in
The release of When Knighthoodlast Tuesday has yielded some press and I discovered yesterday that it's on Amazon's list of top 100 Blurays in the "romance" category. The... Read more
Look what was delivered while I was at the LoC last week! A similar delivery also occured at an Amazon warehouse. The special, fun padded mailers I ordered to send... Read more
Shipping this month...checking with you one last time
The physical proof copies of Beauty's Worth and The Bride's Play have arrived!
Marlene Weisman's fantastic designs – featuring stills we got from the Museum of Modern Art stills archive... Read more
BluRays in production now
I just got back from playing a few shows in Detroit, at the Redford Theatre. It's a history movie palace from 1928 that has its original-installation Barton theatre organ in... Read more
Marcel Perez DVD: volume 2 announced!
I'm writing to let you know I've launched my next Kickstarter project: a second volume of Marcel Perez comedy shorts. The DVD is a long-awaited follow-up to the Marcel... Read more
a minor delay on Blu-ray/DVD combo pack
I'm writing to let you know that I've been in touch with the people in the production department at the duplicator, as there was an issue or two... Read more
Summer Under the Stars
I know it's not summer quite yet, but I have some summer news for you to jot on your calendar.
First, though, I wanted to let you know that the... Read more
Toronto "Knighthood" screening a big hit
The screening of When Knighthood Was in Flower(1922) at the Toronto Silent Film Festival was a big success! We had around 170 Torontoans (or is it Toronto-ites?) in the... Read more
chipping away, and heading to Toronto
Just dropping you a quick line to let you know about the loose ends I've been able to tie up – plus some exciting news – on theWhen... Read more
Disc production on the horizon, at last
I have good news for you about the Knighthood project, and some extra Marion Davies news for you as well!
I have been busy over the last few weeks with... Read more
Re-making one of the last pieces of the puzzle
Sorry for the "radio silence". I've been waiting to send an update until there was something to write to you about.
After inserting Jack Theakston's excellent hand-colored sequence into... Read more
Down a rabbit-hole to unscramble some shots
Something always bothered me about the chase sequence at the end of Knighthood, and in looking it over one last time in preparation for dropping the new footage in,... Read more
Flaming blue tone/biscuit!
Greetings on New Year's Eve day!
I'm very pleased to let you know I've just received the hand-coloring sequence on a hard drive from Jack Theakston. This means that the... Read more
keeping in touch as we head into holiday season
Hi! I just wanted to drop you a line to keep you posted on the project.
I am working on When Knighthood Was In Flowerwhen I can. One of... Read more
In the home stretch now…
Now that you've recovered from that Halloween sugar buzz, here's a new video update to let you know what progress has been made on When Knighthood Was In Flower,... Read more
Not much farther ahead, but ahead a little.
Here's a video update for you, for October. I'm still trying to get caught up on various projects, around my regular work and commitments, and I'm just not making the... Read more
News from Northern Norway
Okay, I am actually back in NYC now, and shot this for you a couple days ago, but you'll get the idea. Besides, Norway is way nicer scenery to look... Read more
In a holding pattern, but not exactly just treading water…
Sorry it's been a while. Here's some news. It's sort of non-news or near-news…but I wanted to at least touch base with you. More soon!
A postcard from New Mexico...
I shot this on Thursday, and just haven't had a moment to post until now. So, when I say "I have a show tonight" I'm actually referring to a... Read more
"Viva": not just a brand of paper towels
Hi! I know it's been a while since I updated you on the project. There have been some developments that have adjusted the production timeline, but all for the good.... Read more
digging for clams
I'm been continuing to work on When Knighthood Was In Flower between show obligations and other assignments, and wanted to let you know where things stand currently.
This afternoon... Read more
Speaking of silent film scoring…
Well, it's done. This afternoon I completed recording the musical score for When Knighthood Was In Flower. Whew! It's not 100% finished, as I need to walk away from... Read more
A video postcard from Iowa
Hi! Sorry I haven't written sooner. I've had a few silent film shows over the last week or two as well as my Wednesday class at Wesleyan. This weekend I'm... Read more
A Movie Lovers' Contest
Thanks again for your pledge to the When Knighthood Was In Flower Kickstarter campaign! I'd like to welcome the 36 new supporters who've joined the project since yesterday's update.
Did... Read more
Huzzah and congrats…AGAIN!
Thanks again for your pledge to the When Knighthood Was In Flower Kickstarter project!
Last night when I sent out project update #1 (Mar 23 at 10pm), we had already... Read more
Huzzah and congrats!
Thank you for your pledge to the When Knighthood Was In Flowerproject! The funding goal was reached within the first 8 hours of the Kickstarter. Is that some sort... Read more