silent movie

  1. a movie without a soundtrack
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  • Visitors entering the glitzy enclosure will be confronted by a fleetingly full-frontal silent movie in which the artist's drag-queen alter ego, "Miss Chief Eagle Testickle" (sic), has "her" way with two white men—drunken hunks clothed (and unclothed) in loincloths. Artifacts to Artworks
  • She dozes as images slide in and out of her mind, snapshots from a 1930s silent movie. Slips
  • Likewise, when talkies replaced silent movies, many stars of the earlier era were unable to adapt and became human relics.
  • His best character - the loveable and naive Little Tramp, who spins his cane and trips over his shoes - epitomises what silent movies were about, before talkies took over the big screen.
  • Often a parody of what people think of as silent movie acting, Valentino became an exotic heart-throb with gleaming eyes and flaring nostrils, in The Sheik, Blood and Sand and Monsieur Beaucaire.
  • The august American thesp starred in an early silent movie version. Times, Sunday Times
  • Dom DeLuise, who spiced up such movies as "Blazing Saddles," "Silent Movie" and "The Cannonball Run" with his manic delivery and roly-poly persona, has died, his son's publicist told CNN. Dom DeLuise -- 1933-2009
  • A letter hidden for years by British silent movie pioneer Charlie Chaplin has come to light which claims he lied about his birthplace and was in fact born in a gypsy caravan.
  • A silent movie doesn't mean it is motionless.
  • 'Silent movie' is a misnomer since the movies usually had a musical accompaniment.
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