Brownlow’s Griffith: Cynicism in the Service of Spectacle

Decades after beginning his film career with the groundbreaking and proudly anti-fascist docu-dramas It Happened Here and Winstanley, Kevin Brownlow made a series of well-regarded documentaries about giants of the silent era, including Keaton, Chaplin …

Decades after beginning his film career with the groundbreaking and proudly anti-fascist docu-dramas It Happened Here and Winstanley, Kevin Brownlow made a series of well-regarded documentaries about giants of the silent era, including Keaton, Chaplin and DW Griffith. Having done some study of Griffith years ago, I was interested and surprised by much of the More

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