ep. 02 (re-posted): Unidentified films, DeMille’s “The Ten Commandments”, YouTube ethics, The Crowd, and more

This is a re-posting “flashback” of episode 2, originally posted on June 29, 2012. Welcome – report on what was the first “Mostly Lost” film identification workshop – live performance recording “Ten Commandments” on Steere & Sons organ in Brooklyn – an ethical issue on uploading silents to YouTube from DVDs – on quoting popular songs of the day in silents – a record “heard” in Vidor’s “The Crowd” – upcoming performances: films by both silent Griffiths – closing.

Somewhere back in 2017 when I absorbed my blog and podcast into my website, episodes 1-8 of the podcast became unexplainably unavailable. Some listeners have inquired about getting to hear these early shows from 2012-2016 and the easiest thing for me to do was re-post them. Here’s episode 2!

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Alan

Thank you so much Ben! Just grabbed episode 1 yesterday, looking very forward to hearing all eight of the “lost” episodes!