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« on: August 24, 2018, 03:36:08 PM »

1. Lon Chaney- no contest.
2. Louise Brooks. Shes amazing. Have you ever seen PANDORA'S BOX or DIARY OF A LOST GIRL?
3.Harold Llyod
4. Conrad Veidt.
5.Buster Keaton
6.Paul Wegener.
7.Greta Garbo
8.Clara Bow
9. Theda Bara
10.Musidora
11 .Gloria Swanson
12. Erich Von Strohiem
13. Laurel and Hardy. They did a lot of great silents.

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« Reply #1 on: August 24, 2018, 03:58:09 PM »

Probably Buster Keaton. Maybe Laurel & Hardy too.
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« Reply #2 on: August 24, 2018, 04:39:49 PM »

As a kid I loved silent movies, but as I've grown older I seem to have went off them sadly. Harold Lloyd and The Phantom Of The Opera were particular favourites.
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« Reply #3 on: August 24, 2018, 04:59:08 PM »

* Lon Chaney

* Buster Keaton

* John Barrymore

* Charlie Chaplin

* Harold Lloyd

* Douglas Fairbanks

* Conrad Veidt

* Lillian Gish

Laurel & Hardy and W.C. Fields also come to mind, but I liked their "talkies" better than their silent films (especially Fields).

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« Reply #4 on: August 24, 2018, 09:33:07 PM »

Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton
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« Reply #5 on: August 24, 2018, 11:05:08 PM »

How about the female lead in ''metropolis''?

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brigitte_Helm
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« Reply #6 on: August 24, 2018, 11:43:57 PM »

How about the female lead in ''metropolis''?

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brigitte_Helm

Brigitte Helm is fantastic.

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« Reply #7 on: August 29, 2018, 04:31:44 PM »

Chaplin or Brooks.
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« Reply #8 on: August 29, 2018, 06:24:22 PM »

Mystery of the leaping Fish definitely holds a special place in my heart.

Me and my niece and nephew watch some Buster keaton things they had on TCM. They were really funny. looney tunes was clearly influenced by that kind of comedy.
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« Reply #9 on: August 29, 2018, 08:48:22 PM »

Lon Chaney
Conrad Veidt
Mary Philbin
Lionel Barrymore
Werner Krauss
Paul Wegener
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