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  • Chaplin films coming to the Charles Theatre

    Chaplin films coming to the Charles Theatre
    The most towering figure in Hollywood history wore ill-fitting clothes, including shoes several sizes too big, and never said a word. Beginning Saturday, he'll be spending a year at Baltimore's Charles Theatre.
  • Analysis: 'Shaky' Schaefer finds his way

    Analysis: 'Shaky' Schaefer finds his way
    William Donald Schaefer's biggest achievement was also his most unlikely: A man insecure enough to earn the nickname "Shaky" managed to restore the self-confidence of an entire city. The former mayor, governor and comptroller, who died Monday at the...

    Hesperus gives vintage voice to 'Robin Hood' silent film

    Hesperus gives vintage voice to 'Robin Hood' silent film
    Silent films are never really silent. They speak through literal communication, as when frames of dialogue or plot detail pop up on the screen, and, of course, through even the slightest changes on an actor's face. They also speak through music, a key...

    'Stoneface' grows in scope, gains punch at Pasadena Playhouse

    'Stoneface' grows in scope, gains punch at Pasadena Playhouse
    More than one legend gets their due in “Stoneface,” which is only as it should be. In a felicitous transfer from the Sacred Fools Theater Company, Vanessa Claire Stewart’s surreal smash about the rise and fall and rise of Buster Keaton...

    PASSINGS: Jack Hanlon dies at 96; former child star

    PASSINGS: Jack Hanlon dies at 96; former child star
    Jack Hanlon, 96, a former child actor who had roles in the 1926 silent film "The General" and in two 1927 "Our Gang" comedies, died Thursday at an assisted living center in Las Vegas, family members said. "He was in good physical shape until two...