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by Darren Nemeth
Wed Oct 17, 2018 6:51 pm
Forum: Crowdfunding Projects
Topic: Kickstarter - Book on Conjurers and early cinema. 400+ page hardcover.
Replies: 8
Views: 205

Re: Kickstarter - Book on Conjurers and early cinema. 400+ page hardcover.

Was asked not to promote the book here by administrator.

BUT keep an eye on the Kickstarter updates. I will be adding more this week.
by Darren Nemeth
Mon Oct 01, 2018 10:01 pm
Forum: Crowdfunding Projects
Topic: Kickstarter - Book on Conjurers and early cinema. 400+ page hardcover.
Replies: 8
Views: 205

Re: Kickstarter - Book on Conjurers and early cinema. 400+ page hardcover.

A new update has been posted! https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/120756153/cover-and-production-costs-for-a-new-book-on-early/posts/2303771 It details how scanning and retouching was done on the 1899 "Conjuring Wonders" catalog. This early film crowdfunder is 14% funded with 29 days to go! Campaig...
by Darren Nemeth
Fri Sep 28, 2018 9:29 pm
Forum: Crowdfunding Projects
Topic: Kickstarter-"How to Film Moving Pictures in the 1910's" book
Replies: 40
Views: 10121

Re: Kickstarter-"How to Film Moving Pictures in the 1910's" book

The Silentology blog just posted a nice review of "How To Film Moving Pictures in the 1910's!" https://silentology.wordpress.com/2018/09/27/book-review-how-to-film-moving-pictures-in-the-1910s-by-darren-nemeth/ I also have a new Kickstarter for book #3. It is about stage magicians and early film mak...
by Darren Nemeth
Fri Sep 28, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: Crowdfunding Projects
Topic: Kickstarter - Book on Conjurers and early cinema. 400+ page hardcover.
Replies: 8
Views: 205

Re: Kickstarter - Book on Conjurers and early cinema. 400+ page hardcover.

The Silentology blog just posted a review of "How To Film Moving Pictures in the 1910's!" https://silentology.wordpress.com/2018/09/27/book-review-how-to-film-moving-pictures-in-the-1910s-by-darren-nemeth/ The link to order is in the blog. However, if you would like this book plus the one that is on...
by Darren Nemeth
Thu Sep 27, 2018 2:56 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: What is the number for on the Nitrateville window tab?
Replies: 20
Views: 237

Re: What is the number for on the Nitrateville window tab?

I see the number no matter where I am on this forum however.
by Darren Nemeth
Thu Sep 27, 2018 12:12 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: What is the number for on the Nitrateville window tab?
Replies: 20
Views: 237

What is the number for on the Nitrateville window tab?

I have this number on the window tab for Nitrateville.

Anyone know what it indicates?
by Darren Nemeth
Thu Sep 27, 2018 12:08 pm
Forum: Crowdfunding Projects
Topic: Kickstarter - Book on Conjurers and early cinema. 400+ page hardcover.
Replies: 8
Views: 205

Re: Kickstarter - Book on Conjurers and early cinema. 400+ page hardcover.

Thank you for pledging!

I put a note on the pledge. Will refund the difference after the fundraising campaign.
by Darren Nemeth
Thu Sep 27, 2018 11:55 am
Forum: Crowdfunding Projects
Topic: Kickstarter - Book on Conjurers and early cinema. 400+ page hardcover.
Replies: 8
Views: 205

Re: Kickstarter - Book on Conjurers and early cinema. 400+ page hardcover.

For two of the Conjurer's Catalogs books pledge twice. I will refund the difference in postage when I ship.
by Darren Nemeth
Wed Sep 26, 2018 10:36 pm
Forum: Crowdfunding Projects
Topic: Kickstarter - Book on Conjurers and early cinema. 400+ page hardcover.
Replies: 8
Views: 205

Kickstarter - Book on Conjurers and early cinema. 400+ page hardcover.

Announcing a Kickstarter for a new 400+ page book regarding Conjurers and early cinema! https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/120756153/cover-and-production-costs-for-a-new-book-on-early It is a crowdfunder for the third book in the "Moving Picture Reprint Series" (Click here for more information on ...
by Darren Nemeth
Tue Sep 25, 2018 11:09 am
Forum: Crowdfunding Projects
Topic: Kickstarter-"How to Film Moving Pictures in the 1910's" book
Replies: 40
Views: 10121

Re: Kickstarter-"How to Film Moving Pictures in the 1910's" book

Coming soon...

A Kickstarter crowd-funding campaign for book No. 3 in the Moving Picture Reprint Series.

Stay tuned!!
by Darren Nemeth
Mon Sep 10, 2018 10:54 pm
Forum: Silent News
Topic: Win a FREE copy of "How To Film Moving Pictures in the 1910's" from the Movies Silently blog..
Replies: 4
Views: 220

Re: Win a FREE copy of "How To Film Moving Pictures in the 1910's" from the Movies Silently blog..

Only one day left to enter to win a free copy of my new book "How To Film Moving Pictures in the 1910's" from the Movies Silently blog!!

Five will be given away. September 12th is the deadline.
by Darren Nemeth
Fri Sep 07, 2018 11:14 am
Forum: Silent News
Topic: Win a FREE copy of "How To Film Moving Pictures in the 1910's" from the Movies Silently blog..
Replies: 4
Views: 220

Re: Win a FREE copy of "How To Film Moving Pictures in the 1910's" from the Movies Silently blog..

SilentMovies wrote:
Tue Sep 04, 2018 3:58 am
Just a quick note to say that I found this book to be extremely well-done and fascinating. I've always had an interest in the technical aspects of early cinema, and this item was right up my alley.

Frank
Thank you for your kind comments about my book!!
by Darren Nemeth
Mon Sep 03, 2018 2:31 pm
Forum: Silent News
Topic: Win a FREE copy of "How To Film Moving Pictures in the 1910's" from the Movies Silently blog..
Replies: 4
Views: 220

Win a FREE copy of "How To Film Moving Pictures in the 1910's" from the Movies Silently blog..

Win a FREE copy of the new book "How To Film Moving Pictures in the 1910's" from the Movies Silently blog! Five will be given away. September 12th is the deadline. Here are the details! http://moviessilently.com/2018/09/01/giveaway-win-a-copy-of-how-to-film-moving-pictures-in-the-1910s-by-darren-nem...
by Darren Nemeth
Thu Aug 30, 2018 10:55 am
Forum: Talking About Silents
Topic: What's The Last Silent Movie You Watched? [2018]
Replies: 699
Views: 80547

Re: What's The Last Silent Movie You Watched? [2018]

"When Knighthood Was In Flower" at Cinema Detroit last night on the big screen!
by Darren Nemeth
Thu Aug 30, 2018 7:27 am
Forum: Silent News
Topic: THE IRON HORSE (1924) BD coming from Twilight Time (11/20/18)
Replies: 19
Views: 1525

Re: THE IRON HORSE (1924) BD coming from Twilight Time (11/20/18)

...however, it's rather intriguing that Twilight Time, new to releasing silents, is following its release of the racist spectacle of THE BIRTH OF A NATION with another full of unfortunate but unsurprising racist stereotypes (the portrayal of Chinese immigrants, for one) and is a triumphalist ode to...
by Darren Nemeth
Fri Aug 24, 2018 12:00 pm
Forum: Silent News
Topic: Presale: a new book on early cinema "How To Film Moving Pictures in the 1910's"
Replies: 5
Views: 297

Re: Presale: a new book on early cinema "How To Film Moving Pictures in the 1910's"

Remember that the presale ends midnight Sunday, August 26.

20% off of list price!

Tell your film friends about the presale discount. The price cut this deep will not happen again!

Here is where to order.
https://darren-nemeth.squarespace.com/h ... the-1910s/
by Darren Nemeth
Fri Aug 24, 2018 12:00 pm
Forum: Silent News
Topic: Presale: a new book on early cinema "How To Film Moving Pictures in the 1910's"
Replies: 5
Views: 297

Re: Presale: a new book on early cinema "How To Film Moving Pictures in the 1910's"

moviepas wrote:
Fri Aug 17, 2018 4:33 am
Of well not for me. My payment was returned overnight and my volunteering to review the book ignored. Them's the breaks.
I've got an idea to ship a book to Australia without breaking our banks. Will you message soon.
by Darren Nemeth
Wed Aug 22, 2018 9:03 pm
Forum: Talking About Silents
Topic: What's The Last Silent Movie You Watched? [2018]
Replies: 699
Views: 80547

Re: What's The Last Silent Movie You Watched? [2018]

The Painted Lady (1912) directed by D.W.Griffith.

Ehhh. Not the best, IMHO.

[youtube]https://youtu.be/p07cqJ6_ozU[/youtube]
by Darren Nemeth
Wed Aug 22, 2018 4:14 pm
Forum: Silent News
Topic: Presale: a new book on early cinema "How To Film Moving Pictures in the 1910's"
Replies: 5
Views: 297

Re: Presale: a new book on early cinema "How To Film Moving Pictures in the 1910's"

The presale discount for "How To Film Moving Pictures in the 1910's" ends this Sunday at midnight!

20% off on both soft and hardcover versions.

Click this link for more information and to order.

https://darren-nemeth.squarespace.com/h ... the-1910s/
by Darren Nemeth
Fri Aug 17, 2018 2:13 pm
Forum: Crowdfunding Projects
Topic: Kickstarter-"How to Film Moving Pictures in the 1910's" book
Replies: 40
Views: 10121

Re: Kickstarter-"How to Film Moving Pictures in the 1910's" book

The first review is in.

See what the Movies Silently blog said about How To Film Moving Pictures in the 1910's.

It is all good!

http://moviessilently.com/2018/08/16/bo ... en-nemeth/

The 20% off presale ends midnight August 26th.
by Darren Nemeth
Fri Aug 17, 2018 12:13 pm
Forum: Silent News
Topic: Presale: a new book on early cinema "How To Film Moving Pictures in the 1910's"
Replies: 5
Views: 297

Re: Presale: a new book on early cinema "How To Film Moving Pictures in the 1910's"

Of well not for me. My payment was returned overnight and my volunteering to review the book ignored. Them's the breaks. I am sorry for the refund. Unfortunately to ship my book overseas it will be in the $35 range. The only way I can get around the high postage rate will be when the print runs I h...
by Darren Nemeth
Wed Aug 15, 2018 1:56 pm
Forum: Silent News
Topic: Presale: a new book on early cinema "How To Film Moving Pictures in the 1910's"
Replies: 5
Views: 297

Presale: a new book on early cinema "How To Film Moving Pictures in the 1910's"

Announcing the presale of "How To Film Moving Pictures in the 1910's"! 20% off of list price. Sale ends August 26th. Please spread the word. If you know of any publication, blog, podcast or someone who would like to review the book send me a PM. https://darren-nemeth.squarespace.com/how-to-film-movi...
by Darren Nemeth
Wed Aug 15, 2018 1:47 pm
Forum: Crowdfunding Projects
Topic: Kickstarter-"How to Film Moving Pictures in the 1910's" book
Replies: 40
Views: 10121

Re: Kickstarter-"How to Film Moving Pictures in the 1910's" book

Announcing the presale of "How To Film Moving Pictures in the 1910's"!

20% off of list price. Sale ends August 26th.

Follow this link for details and a glimpse inside the book.

https://darren-nemeth.squarespace.com/h ... the-1910s/
by Darren Nemeth
Sun Aug 05, 2018 2:02 pm
Forum: Silent News
Topic: More Universal Silents!
Replies: 43
Views: 5646

Re: More Universal Silents!

Gaucho wrote:I would die to have a restored version of Brenon's Beau Geste (1926).

That would be one of my picks also.

A widely popular movie that deserves to be seen properly presented.
by Darren Nemeth
Fri Aug 03, 2018 8:30 pm
Forum: Crowdfunding Projects
Topic: Kickstarter-"How to Film Moving Pictures in the 1910's" book
Replies: 40
Views: 10121

Re: Kickstarter-"How to Film Moving Pictures in the 1910's"

All Kickstarter rewards have been shipped. The presale is coming soon. Would anyone know of sites or blogs that would be interested in reviewing "How to Film Moving Pictures in the 1910's"? Please PM me. If you know schools or universities who would be interested in adding my book to their shelves l...
by Darren Nemeth
Sat Jul 07, 2018 1:31 am
Forum: Silent News
Topic: More Universal Silents!
Replies: 43
Views: 5646

Re: More Universal Silents!

I wouldn't even know where to start. Universal covers so many areas of film production.

Silent serials and newsreels. They were the best at that in the 1910s.
by Darren Nemeth
Sat Jul 07, 2018 12:23 am
Forum: Silent News
Topic: A new silent comedy from Canada
Replies: 5
Views: 934

Re: A new silent comedy from Canada

That was really good!

Thank you for posting.
by Darren Nemeth
Mon Jul 02, 2018 4:22 pm
Forum: Silent News
Topic: THE IDLE CLASS A/B Cameras Comparison
Replies: 16
Views: 2562

Re: THE IDLE CLASS A/B Cameras Comparison

https://scontent-ort2-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/fr/cp0/e15/q65/36490807_10157468375012388_3049958479931375616_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&efg=eyJpIjoidCJ9&oh=60ee2c6e27a18238a66dcda2ec86cec6&oe=5BE51F27 I took two screen caps and matched them up. To the left is the official Chaplin version and to the right is an...