Bessie Love interview 1970s

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Bessie Love interview 1970s

Unread post by sepiatone » Wed Apr 11, 2018 11:18 am

just under 15 minutes with Judith Chalmers. She says she never looks back. Strange Swanson said the same thing. However Bessie recalls Griffith, Wilfred Lucas, Fairbanks with fondness.
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Re: Bessie Love interview 1970s

Unread post by maliejandra » Thu Apr 12, 2018 6:12 am

She sounds like a heavy smoker-- not a voice you'd expect out of such a petite woman.

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Re: Bessie Love interview 1970s

Unread post by Killer Meteor » Thu Apr 12, 2018 3:26 pm

It's funny seeing Love turn up, without fanfare, in the likes of Vampyres. Makes you wonder if they knew who she was.

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Unread post by salus » Thu Apr 12, 2018 5:12 pm

She was a wonderful interview!!!!

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Unread post by greta de groat » Thu Apr 12, 2018 9:22 pm

And she looked fabulous.

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Re: Bessie Love interview 1970s

Unread post by Lostintime » Tue Apr 17, 2018 3:48 pm

What a charming personality! And what a fascinating memories of a truly movie pioneer. From Griffith to Broadway Melody!

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Re: Bessie Love interview 1970s

Unread post by Gumlegs » Tue Apr 17, 2018 6:54 pm

She had a bit in "Ragtime," too.

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Unread post by Daniel Eagan » Tue Apr 17, 2018 7:58 pm

They screened a reconstruction of William S. Hart's The Aryan last Friday at the Museum of the Moving Image. Bessie Love looked fantastic. There's a frame enlargement of her and Hart: http://www.filmjournal.com/orphan-film- ... en-wonders" target="_blank

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