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Filmwhys #57 Asphalt and the Lone Ranger

Episode #57 of the Why Haven’t You Seen This Film Podcast where my guest is Fritzi Kramer from Movies Silently who asks me why I hadn’t seen the 1929 German silent film Asphalt, one of the last silent films from Germany before sound films took over. And in return, I ask her why she hadn’t seen the 1956 version of the Lone Ranger which brought the adventures of the television series to the big screen for the first time in an adventure that surprisingly had some small similarities to the recent Johnny Depp movie.
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Filmwhys #19 The Gold Rush and The Crow

I’m pleased to have another episode of Filmwhys ready to go for you today. I’m joined by Todd Liebenow of Forgotten Films who asks me why I haven’t seen the Gold Rush, one of Charlie Chaplin’s greatest films from the silent era featuring his famous little tramp character. And in return, I ask him why he hasn’t seen The Crow, the gothic supernatural revenge tale about a man who was killed along with his fiance and is brought back to life by a Crow in order to seek vengeance, it’s also the final film role of Brandon Lee who tragically died during filming.
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