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Surrender To Stroheim! 2013

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2013 2013 2013 <div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-7d-c0Qf7Of8/UhYQs0f8ZdI/AAAAAAAAQFU/B4vY9RipXTc/s1600/aaawatch1.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="486" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-7d-c0Qf7Of8/UhYQs0f8ZdI/AAAAAAAAQFU/B4vY9RipXTc/s640/aaawatch1.jpg" width="640" /></a></div><br /><span style="color: red; font-size: large;">"Every Woman's Ideal" Takes <em>The Wedding March</em></span><br /><br /><table cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="tr-caption-container" style="float: left; margin-right: 1em; text-align: left;"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-mFr6-KhivJI/UhYQwjk1lTI/AAAAAAAAQFc/JpXY_OdCxrk/s1600/aaawatch3.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="clear: left; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;"><img border="0" height="640" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-mFr6-KhivJI/UhYQwjk1lTI/AAAAAAAAQFc/JpXY_OdCxrk/s640/aaawatch3.jpg" width="500" /></a></td></tr><tr><td class="tr-caption" style="text-align: center;"><span style="color: yellow;">Still A Teen&nbsp;When This Was Taken, and <em>Twice</em> In The Clutches Of Von!</span></td></tr></tbody></table><span style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; font-size: 18pt; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-fareast-language: EN-US;"><span style="color: white;">It's none of my business and years past mattering, but did Fay Wray actually sleep with Erich von Stroheim? The notion seems impure; my suggesting it an affront to decency in the eyes of many,</span> <span style="color: white;">yet it lingers. "Every woman's ideal" may well have been the case in 1927 when the above&nbsp;ad for <em>The Wedding March</em> appeared. Fay wrote of dawning love for Von in her 1989 memoir, <em>On The Other Hand</em>. Seems she confessed all to him during the shoot, and "in a flash, he had me pinned against the corridor wall, his body pressing against mine." According to Wray, her "heartbeat" was asking <em>What has happened? What have I done?</em> This, I'd suppose, is what fifty years does for a memory. EvS withdrew because "perhaps he heard someone coming." Withdrawals are a commonplace among actress reminiscence. Those of Fay Wray's generation were always saved at last moments from fate worse than death (or loss of parts), just like in movies. There would be another narrow escape as the wedding marched: Fay in Von's office ... "again, he pressed himself against me, bending me backward over the desk" ... only this time <em>she</em> hears someone coming. Freeze-frame Stroheim a la Warners' cartoon coyote and he'd be Erich von Coitus Interruptus.</span></span><br /><span style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; font-size: 18pt; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-fareast-language: EN-US;"></span><br /><table align="center" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="tr-caption-container" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; text-align: center;"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-NqIgXvPTCsQ/UhYQylhtHVI/AAAAAAAAQFk/5WGbCuBaYdo/s1600/aaawatch4.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;"><img border="0" height="458" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-NqIgXvPTCsQ/UhYQylhtHVI/AAAAAAAAQFk/5WGbCuBaYdo/s640/aaawatch4.jpg" width="640" /></a></td></tr><tr><td class="tr-caption" style="text-align: center;"><span style="color: yellow;">Her Love Sacred, His Profane, and We're Talking <em>Off</em> The Set</span></td></tr></tbody></table><span style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; font-size: 18pt; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-fareast-language: EN-US;"></span><br /><table cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="tr-caption-container" style="float: right; margin-left: 1em; text-align: right;"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-EaYGoVYcuNQ/UhYQ0tb3DXI/AAAAAAAAQFs/eAOMzd61FOY/s1600/aaawatch2.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="clear: right; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;"><img border="0" height="640" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-EaYGoVYcuNQ/UhYQ0tb3DXI/AAAAAAAAQFs/eAOMzd61FOY/s640/aaawatch2.jpg" width="500" /></a></td></tr><tr><td class="tr-caption" style="text-align: center;"><span style="color: yellow;">Someone Once Asked EvS If He Was As Cruel To Women</span><br /><span style="color: yellow;">Off-Camera As On, and He Said "Much More So"</span></td></tr></tbody></table><span style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; font-size: 18pt; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-fareast-language: EN-US;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; font-size: 18pt; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-fareast-language: EN-US;"><span style="color: white;">This <em>Wedding</em>'s banquet offered selling choice to showmen. They could propose Von as the Great Lover, The Genius Director, or ongoing Man You Love To Hate, that last a drop-out thanks to EvS being</span><span style="color: white;">sympathetic for once, his faded Prince a lecher and layabout, but not an altogether bad guy. The above Allen ad tried "Carelessly insolent" Stroheim on (female surrender) terms as a "dashing" romantic figure, which gives some idea of wider<span style="color: white;"> choice 1927&nbsp;crowds had in picking matinee idols. "Smartly accounted" may have referred to Von's attention to detail with regards dress, right down to silken underthings on both cast and extras so everyone&nbsp;could breathe his authenticity. <em>The Wedding March </em>was tendered too in terms of Stroheim as meg</span> wielder supreme, equal at least to Griffith for having given us <em>The Merry Widow</em> (a hit) and longer-ago <em>Blind/Foolish/Husbands/Wives</em>, boilermakers that patronage still whispered over. I could cry that <em>The Honeymoon</em>, part two of <em>The Wedding March</em> and another feature in itself, perished in a 50's Paris </span></span><span style="color: white;"><span lang="EN" style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; font-size: 18pt; mso-ansi-language: EN; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-fareast-language: EN-US;">Cinémathèque</span><span lang="EN" style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; font-size: 12pt; mso-ansi-language: EN; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-fareast-language: EN-US;"> </span><span style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; font-size: 18pt; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-fareast-language: EN-US;">fire (or was it nitrate decomp of the print? --- both fates have been floated).</span></span></span><br /><span style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; font-size: 18pt; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-fareast-language: EN-US;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; font-size: 18pt; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-fareast-language: EN-US;"></span></span><br /><table align="center" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="tr-caption-container" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; text-align: center;"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-nlARFEUWScc/UhYQ2fW0pOI/AAAAAAAAQF0/vf_k2VtHP9E/s1600/aaawatch6.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;"><img border="0" height="640" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-nlARFEUWScc/UhYQ2fW0pOI/AAAAAAAAQF0/vf_k2VtHP9E/s640/aaawatch6.jpg" width="570" /></a></td></tr><tr><td class="tr-caption" style="text-align: center;"><span style="color: yellow;">Too Bad He Didn't Stick Around To Direct <em>Hotel Imperial</em></span></td></tr></tbody></table><span style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; font-size: 18pt; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-fareast-language: EN-US;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; font-size: 18pt; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-fareast-language: EN-US;"></span></span><br /><table cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="tr-caption-container" style="float: left; margin-right: 1em; text-align: left;"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-CUvkiVI8vzQ/UhYQ4Yy9lPI/AAAAAAAAQF8/hen5FJHfb7Y/s1600/aaawatch5.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="clear: left; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;"><img border="0" height="640" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-CUvkiVI8vzQ/UhYQ4Yy9lPI/AAAAAAAAQF8/hen5FJHfb7Y/s640/aaawatch5.jpg" width="494" /></a></td></tr><tr><td class="tr-caption" style="text-align: center;"><span style="color: yellow;"><em>The Honeymoon</em> Is Over, But Did It Burn or Deteriorate?</span></td></tr></tbody></table><span style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; font-size: 18pt; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-fareast-language: EN-US;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; font-size: 18pt; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-fareast-language: EN-US;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; font-size: 18pt; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-fareast-language: EN-US;"><span style="color: white;">What effort it once was to see rare silent classics! (still is for many titles), <em>The Wedding March</em> one I'd read about for eternity up to crowded view in 16mm on a hotel wall at an 80's Cinevent. Someone had snatched</span> <span style="color: white;">a print from who knows where and held room service screening for those dedicated enough to seat themselves for hours on the floor, either bed (with others squeezed on a la Three Stooges), or direct-under the chattering projector. In those days, there were more movies watched in attendee's private space than at con-arranged play. You could walk down a hall to accompany of five or six soundtracks seeping from under doors. There was no music for our <em>Wedding March</em> run, alas, but it did have color sequences long legendary and<span style="color: white;"> presumed missing, at least by enraptured me. The sit was an ordeal what with light-leak around curtains and doors slamming without, but what matter to&nbsp;us and&nbsp;a mute print? An aching back at conclusion of&nbsp;reels and reel changes&nbsp;was small price for seeing <em>The Wedding March</em>, as who knew if opportunity would <em>ever </em>come again? Rumor stays afoot that Criterion proposed a Blu-Ray <em>Wedding</em>&nbsp;and <st1:city w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Paramount</st1:place></st1:city>accepted. Is announcement in the offing? There</span> are&nbsp;few silents I'd choose over <em>The Wedding March</em>. Surely in High-Def, this would be a most stunning of all pre-talk visual treats.</span></span></span></span><br /><span style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; font-size: 18pt; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-fareast-language: EN-US;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; font-size: 18pt; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-fareast-language: EN-US;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; font-size: 18pt; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-fareast-language: EN-US;"></span></span></span><br /><span style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; font-size: 18pt; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-fareast-language: EN-US;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; font-size: 18pt; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-fareast-language: EN-US;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; font-size: 18pt; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-fareast-language: EN-US;"><span style="color: white;">Stroheim is rife at </span><a href="http://www.oldmovieexhibition.com/index.asp"><span style="color: yellow;">Greenbriar Archive</span></a><span style="color: white;">, with </span><a href="http://greenbriarpictureshows.blogspot.com/2011/08/billy-wilders-take-on-war-five-graves.html"><em><span style="color: yellow;">Five Graves To Cairo</span></em></a><span style="color: white;">,</span> <em><a href="http://greenbriarpictureshows.blogspot.com/2011/01/cant-shake-stroheim-realizing-it-was.html"><span style="color: yellow;">The Crime Of Dr. Crespi</span></a></em><span style="color: white;">,</span> <em><a href="http://greenbriarpictureshows.blogspot.com/2011/01/lady-and-monster-turns-up-it-just.html"><span style="color: yellow;">The Lady and The Monster</span></a></em><span style="color: white;">, and much more.</span></span></span></span><br> 2013 2013 2013 <br><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-7d-c0Qf7Of8/UhYQs0f8ZdI/AAAAAAAAQFU/B4vY9RipXTc/s1600/aaawatch1.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="486" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-7d-c0Qf7Of8/UhYQs0f8ZdI/AAAAAAAAQFU/B4vY9RipXTc/s640/aaawatch1.jpg" width="640" /></a></div><br /><span style="color: red; font-size: large;">"Every Woman's Ideal" Takes <em>The Wedding March</em></span><br /><br /><table cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="tr-caption-container" style="float: left; margin-right: 1em; text-align: left;"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-mFr6-KhivJI/UhYQwjk1lTI/AAAAAAAAQFc/JpXY_OdCxrk/s1600/aaawatch3.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="clear: left; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;"><img border="0" height="640" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-mFr6-KhivJI/UhYQwjk1lTI/AAAAAAAAQFc/JpXY_OdCxrk/s640/aaawatch3.jpg" width="500" /></a></td></tr><tr><td class="tr-caption" style="text-align: center;"><span style="color: yellow;">Still A Teen&nbsp;When This Was Taken, and <em>Twice</em> In The Clutches Of Von!</span></td></tr></tbody></table><span style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; font-size: 18pt; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-fareast-language: EN-US;"><span style="color: white;">It's none of my business and years past mattering, but did Fay Wray actually sleep with Erich von Stroheim? The notion seems impure; my suggesting it an affront to decency in the eyes of many,</span> <span style="color: white;">yet it lingers. "Every woman's ideal" may well have been the case in 1927 when the above&nbsp;ad for <em>The Wedding March</em> appeared. Fay wrote of dawning love for Von in her 1989 memoir, <em>On The Other Hand</em>. Seems she confessed all to him during the shoot, and "in a flash, he had me pinned against the corridor wall, his body pressing against mine." According to Wray, her "heartbeat" was asking <em>What has happened? What have I done?</em> This, I'd suppose, is what fifty years does for a memory. EvS withdrew because "perhaps he heard someone coming." Withdrawals are a commonplace among actress reminiscence. Those of Fay Wray's generation were always saved at last moments from fate worse than death (or loss of parts), just like in movies. There would be another narrow escape as the wedding marched: Fay in Von's office ... "again, he pressed himself against me, bending me backward over the desk" ... only this time <em>she</em> hears someone coming. Freeze-frame Stroheim a la Warners' cartoon coyote and he'd be Erich von Coitus Interruptus.</span></span><br /><span style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; font-size: 18pt; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-fareast-language: EN-US;"></span><br /><table align="center" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="tr-caption-container" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; text-align: center;"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-NqIgXvPTCsQ/UhYQylhtHVI/AAAAAAAAQFk/5WGbCuBaYdo/s1600/aaawatch4.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;"><img border="0" height="458" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-NqIgXvPTCsQ/UhYQylhtHVI/AAAAAAAAQFk/5WGbCuBaYdo/s640/aaawatch4.jpg" width="640" /></a></td></tr><tr><td class="tr-caption" style="text-align: center;"><span style="color: yellow;">Her Love Sacred, His Profane, and We're Talking <em>Off</em> The Set</span></td></tr></tbody></table><span style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; font-size: 18pt; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-fareast-language: EN-US;"></span><br /><table cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="tr-caption-container" style="float: right; margin-left: 1em; text-align: right;"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-EaYGoVYcuNQ/UhYQ0tb3DXI/AAAAAAAAQFs/eAOMzd61FOY/s1600/aaawatch2.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="clear: right; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;"><img border="0" height="640" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-EaYGoVYcuNQ/UhYQ0tb3DXI/AAAAAAAAQFs/eAOMzd61FOY/s640/aaawatch2.jpg" width="500" /></a></td></tr><tr><td class="tr-caption" style="text-align: center;"><span style="color: yellow;">Someone Once Asked EvS If He Was As Cruel To Women</span><br /><span style="color: yellow;">Off-Camera As On, and He Said "Much More So"</span></td></tr></tbody></table><span style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; font-size: 18pt; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-fareast-language: EN-US;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; font-size: 18pt; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-fareast-language: EN-US;"><span style="color: white;">This <em>Wedding</em>'s banquet offered selling choice to showmen. They could propose Von as the Great Lover, The Genius Director, or ongoing Man You Love To Hate, that last a drop-out thanks to EvS being</span><span style="color: white;">sympathetic for once, his faded Prince a lecher and layabout, but not an altogether bad guy. The above Allen ad tried "Carelessly insolent" Stroheim on (female surrender) terms as a "dashing" romantic figure, which gives some idea of wider<span style="color: white;"> choice 1927&nbsp;crowds had in picking matinee idols. "Smartly accounted" may have referred to Von's attention to detail with regards dress, right down to silken underthings on both cast and extras so everyone&nbsp;could breathe his authenticity. <em>The Wedding March </em>was tendered too in terms of Stroheim as meg</span> wielder supreme, equal at least to Griffith for having given us <em>The Merry Widow</em> (a hit) and longer-ago <em>Blind/Foolish/Husbands/Wives</em>, boilermakers that patronage still whispered over. I could cry that <em>The Honeymoon</em>, part two of <em>The Wedding March</em> and another feature in itself, perished in a 50's Paris </span></span><span style="color: white;"><span lang="EN" style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; font-size: 18pt; mso-ansi-language: EN; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-fareast-language: EN-US;">Cinémathèque</span><span lang="EN" style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; font-size: 12pt; mso-ansi-language: EN; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-fareast-language: EN-US;"> </span><span style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; font-size: 18pt; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-fareast-language: EN-US;">fire (or was it nitrate decomp of the print? --- both fates have been floated).</span></span></span><br /><span style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; font-size: 18pt; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-fareast-language: EN-US;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; font-size: 18pt; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-fareast-language: EN-US;"></span></span><br /><table align="center" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="tr-caption-container" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; text-align: center;"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-nlARFEUWScc/UhYQ2fW0pOI/AAAAAAAAQF0/vf_k2VtHP9E/s1600/aaawatch6.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;"><img border="0" height="640" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-nlARFEUWScc/UhYQ2fW0pOI/AAAAAAAAQF0/vf_k2VtHP9E/s640/aaawatch6.jpg" width="570" /></a></td></tr><tr><td class="tr-caption" style="text-align: center;"><span style="color: yellow;">Too Bad He Didn't Stick Around To Direct <em>Hotel Imperial</em></span></td></tr></tbody></table><span style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; font-size: 18pt; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-fareast-language: EN-US;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; font-size: 18pt; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-fareast-language: EN-US;"></span></span><br /><table cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="tr-caption-container" style="float: left; margin-right: 1em; text-align: left;"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-CUvkiVI8vzQ/UhYQ4Yy9lPI/AAAAAAAAQF8/hen5FJHfb7Y/s1600/aaawatch5.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="clear: left; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;"><img border="0" height="640" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-CUvkiVI8vzQ/UhYQ4Yy9lPI/AAAAAAAAQF8/hen5FJHfb7Y/s640/aaawatch5.jpg" width="494" /></a></td></tr><tr><td class="tr-caption" style="text-align: center;"><span style="color: yellow;"><em>The Honeymoon</em> Is Over, But Did It Burn or Deteriorate?</span></td></tr></tbody></table><span style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; font-size: 18pt; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-fareast-language: EN-US;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; font-size: 18pt; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-fareast-language: EN-US;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; font-size: 18pt; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-fareast-language: EN-US;"><span style="color: white;">What effort it once was to see rare silent classics! (still is for many titles), <em>The Wedding March</em> one I'd read about for eternity up to crowded view in 16mm on a hotel wall at an 80's Cinevent. Someone had snatched</span> <span style="color: white;">a print from who knows where and held room service screening for those dedicated enough to seat themselves for hours on the floor, either bed (with others squeezed on a la Three Stooges), or direct-under the chattering projector. In those days, there were more movies watched in attendee's private space than at con-arranged play. You could walk down a hall to accompany of five or six soundtracks seeping from under doors. There was no music for our <em>Wedding March</em> run, alas, but it did have color sequences long legendary and<span style="color: white;"> presumed missing, at least by enraptured me. The sit was an ordeal what with light-leak around curtains and doors slamming without, but what matter to&nbsp;us and&nbsp;a mute print? An aching back at conclusion of&nbsp;reels and reel changes&nbsp;was small price for seeing <em>The Wedding March</em>, as who knew if opportunity would <em>ever </em>come again? Rumor stays afoot that Criterion proposed a Blu-Ray <em>Wedding</em>&nbsp;and <st1:city w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Paramount</st1:place></st1:city>accepted. Is announcement in the offing? There</span> are&nbsp;few silents I'd choose over <em>The Wedding March</em>. Surely in High-Def, this would be a most stunning of all pre-talk visual treats.</span></span></span></span><br /><span style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; font-size: 18pt; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-fareast-language: EN-US;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; font-size: 18pt; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-fareast-language: EN-US;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; font-size: 18pt; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-fareast-language: EN-US;"></span></span></span><br /><span style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; font-size: 18pt; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-fareast-language: EN-US;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; font-size: 18pt; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-fareast-language: EN-US;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; font-size: 18pt; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-fareast-language: EN-US;"><span style="color: white;">Stroheim is rife at </span><a href="http://www.oldmovieexhibition.com/index.asp"><span style="color: yellow;">Greenbriar Archive</span></a><span style="color: white;">, with </span><a href="http://greenbriarpictureshows.blogspot.com/2011/08/billy-wilders-take-on-war-five-graves.html"><em><span style="color: yellow;">Five Graves To Cairo</span></em></a><span style="color: white;">,</span> <em><a href="http://greenbriarpictureshows.blogspot.com/2011/01/cant-shake-stroheim-realizing-it-was.html"><span style="color: yellow;">The Crime Of Dr. Crespi</span></a></em><span style="color: white;">,</span> <em><a href="http://greenbriarpictureshows.blogspot.com/2011/01/lady-and-monster-turns-up-it-just.html"><span style="color: yellow;">The Lady and The Monster</span></a></em><span style="color: white;">, and much more.</span></span></span></span><br>2013 2013 2013 <br> <a href="http://www.matrixar.com/" title="Matrix ">المصفوفة : أجمل الخلفيات والصور</a>

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