NEW Feature Article! Actor Biography & Filmography

JEWEL CARMEN (1897-1984)

NEW Film Reviews!

Starring Comedian Max Linder

Seven Years Bad Luck (1921)

Five Pre-Code Films

Parachute Jumper (1932)

The Office Wife (1930)

Man Wanted (1932)

Our Blushing Brides (1930)

This Modern Age (1931)

Starring Van Johnson

Slander (1957)

Documentary Style Film Noir

Southside 1-1000 (1950)

Two Films from the 1943 Homefront

Power of the Press (1943)

A Stranger in Town (1943)

Directed by Dorothy Arzner

Dance, Girl, Dance (1940)

NEW Actor & Director Profile Pages! (View the Index)

Alma Rubens

Johnny Mack Brown

Lee Tracy

Ray 'Crash' Corrigan

John Gilbert

Max Linder

NEW Discussion Topics!

3D Films

1943 Home Front

Cornell Woolrich

Jean Arthur (1900-1991)

The Motion Picture Production Code

Niles Essanay Silent Film Museum

She Had to Say Yes Before and After the Hays Code

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ObscureHollywood.net features reviews, research and commentary about little-known and forgotten actors, directors and movies of the silent and early sound eras of Hollywood filmmaking. We hope this website will become a resource for you to discover and enjoy some of these forgotten faces and films, just as audiences of the past did, and as we do today.