Highest Grossing film of the year : 1925 – The Big Parade ★★★★

It has been a while for this series and we now enter 1925 where two big releases jostled for the top spot. Ben Hur missed out by a few million to King Vidor’s trailblazing WWI film The Big Parade, which grossed a quite astonishing $22 million at the box office.

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The Cameraman’s Revenge – 1912 ★★★★★

Mest Kinematograficheskogo Operatora (The Revenge Of A Kinematograph Cameraman or The Cameraman’s Revenge). Today we go back a mere 108 years to Wladyslaw Starewicz’s The Cameraman’s Revenge, a terrific 13-minute piece of stop-motion. Synopsis Mr Beetle seeks companionship from a statuesque dragonfly dancer. Unaware that her ex-boyfriend, a slender grasshopper

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Highest grossing film of each year: The Covered Wagon (1923) ★★★

This time out in our series of reviewing the highest-grossing film of every year since 1915 to present-day we reach 1923 and it’s top grosser the long-forgotten The Covered Wagon. Let’s get into it, shall we? Synopsis Multiple wagon caravans join together in the desert heartland of American to push

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