In 2019, I participated in one blogathon and one web challenge:
The Fifth Annual Buster Keaton Blogathon:
|Paramount Comedy Releases Press Books (Sep 1918-Sep 1919)|
October, 2019 Movie Challenge
|Battleboro Daily Reformer, January 9, 1919|
I wrote about the 125th birthday of actress ZaSu Pitts and the 100th birthdays of actress Carole Landis, actor Robert Stack, genius Ernie Kovacs and baseball player and civil rights activist Jackie Robinson.
I noted the death of actress Carol Channing and actor Dick Miller.
I commended Fritzi, the host of the blog Movies, Silently, who published an article in Smithsonian Magazine's website.
|International Motion Picture Almanac - 1937-1938|
I wrote about the beginning of the Year of the Pig.
I noted the 125th birthdays of directors John Ford and King Vidor and comedian Jack Benny. I noted the 100th birthdays of Eva Gabor and Jack Palance.
I wrote about the death of actress Julie Adams, actor Albert Finney, Monkee Peter Tork and director Stanley Donen.
|Moving Picture World, 01-March-1919|
I wrote about the 100th anniversary of the birth of actress Jennifer Jones.
I mourned the death of director Agnès Varda.
I wrote about the 100th anniversary of the death of actor Sidney Drew.
I wrote about the deaths of actress Bibi Anderson and director John Singleton.
|Moving Picture World, 24-May-1919|
I noted the 125th anniversary of the birth of comic writer and performer Fred Allen.
I wrote about the deaths of actor Peter Mayhew, actress Peggy Lipton, singer Doris Day, actor Tim Conway and actress Machiko Kyo.
|Motion Picture World, 28-June-1919|
I wrote about the 100th anniversary of the births of critic Pauline Kael and actor Slim Pickens.
I wrote about the deaths of actress Peggy Stewart and director Franco Zeffirelli.
|Wid's Daily, 02-July-1919|
I marked Walter Brennan's 125th birthday.
I wrote about the deaths of comedian Arte Johnson, actress Valentina Cortese and actors Rip Torn and David Hedison.
Moving Picture World, 06-September-1919
In August I wrote about the bomb explosion that nearly cost Harold Lloyd his career and his life.
I wrote about how Lucille McVey, Mrs Sidney Drew, returned to making movies after Sidney Drew died in April. Mildred Harris Chaplin returned to acting after the death of her newborn son. A Goodyear Blimp crashed through the roof of a Chicago bank, killing many. I wrote about the famous lost film The Miracle Man. United Artists was getting ready for its first release. I wrote about the famous not-lost film The Eyes of Youth, which starred Clara Kimball Young and featured an early appearance by Rudolph Valentino.
We noted the 200th birthday of Herman Melville.
DA Pennebaker died, as did Peter Fonda.