The previous post for this blog () provided the 1,000th unique film for this blog. All 1,000 films are listed at the bottom of this post.
There have been 141 posts on this blog, but not 1410 unique films, meaning some films have been included multiple times. O...(more)
Ben Hecht was born in New York City in 1894 and raised in Wisconsin. After high school, he moved to Chicago where he began a career as a newspaper journalist. In 1921 he wrote and sold his first novel. In 1923, he started a newspaper called The Chicago Literary Times. In 1928, he had a very succe...(more)
Trains are a natural for movies - they literally propel the plot along. The very first feature length film, The Story of the Kelly Gang (1906), features a gang of bushrangers attempting to derail a train. Three years earlier, the first western, a ten minute film titled The Great Train Robbery (19...(more)