Silent Era: The Foundation of Cinematic Horror

Tonight, I’m interviewing Rob Byrne. Mr. Byrne is a film restorer of silent films and is the President of the Board of San Francisco Silent Film Festival (SFFS). Tonight, he is talking to me about the silent film era in regard to the horror genre. How were the films we today call ‘horror’ described as back then? How were they perceived? Were filmmakers aiming at psychological or gory horror? Find out how everything started.

2 thoughts on “Silent Era: The Foundation of Cinematic Horror

  1. That was truly amazing and who knows one day you may be at that San Francisco 5 day festival. Putty it’s the wrong time of year for the NFL.

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