Edna Purviance's bio

Currently working on Edna Purviance's family biography. Draft is done. Photo: Leading Ladies © used by ednapurviance.org

Friday, January 11, 2008

Two Days to Go!

Until the release of The Sea Gull! Actually, we are well into Friday now, in most of the world, so a bit less.

In other news, here is an article from the Guardian Unlimited about Theda Bara, and how modern eyes see yesterday's stars. more>

And from the just plain strange file, a novel written by Tim Powers. Released in November 2007, it apparently features a character seeing Chaplin's lost film production "A Woman of the Sea." The book is called Three Days to Never.

Amazon review says:
"his 12-year-old daughter, Daphne, steals a videotape from the old woman's Pasadena house that turns out to be a Chaplin film long believed lost. Before Daphne can finish watching the film, its powerful symbolism awakens a latent pyrokinetic ability in her that burns the tape."

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