Movies Silently

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Movies Silently Podcast Episode 02: Flipping for Fairbanks with Kelley Smoot

The second episode of the Movies Silently podcast with host Fritzi Kramer and special guest Kelley Smoot, who has spearheaded the republication of The Fourth Musketeer by Letitia Fairbanks.

A huge thanks to Eduardo and Julie for their help with the pronunciation of Brazilian Portuguese and Dutch!

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Show Notes

Book tour dates for Kelley and The Fourth Musketeer can be found here.

You can order The Fourth Musketeer from most major retailers. (BN link)

Letitia Fairbanks’ fantasy picture book (inspired by the work of Douglas and her father, as well as her own Hollywood experiences) Princess April Morning-Glory can be found here.

Flicker Alley’s excellent Douglas Fairbanks set, which includes When the Clouds Roll By, Flirting with Fate and The Mark of Zorro.

My review of The Mark of Zorro covers Fairbanks’ contributions.

The original Zorro story, The Curse of Capistrano.

Kino’s release of The Good Bad Man.

The Thief of Bagdad (1924)

Stella Maris (1918)

The 1925 Ben-Hur is included on this DVD.

Read the first four Boston Blackie short stories here:;view=1up;seq=19;view=1up;seq=141;view=1up;seq=231;view=1up;seq=307

You can watch The Bargain (1914) for free here, courtesy of the wonderful Library of Congress.