UNC-TV Arts

Frank Thompson: NC Silent Films

03/26/2018 | 7m 13s

Author & film historian Frank Thompson works to research & recover silent films made in NC. His focus is currently on Asheville & environs, where a wealth of films were shot during the silent era. Mr. Thompson compares those films to documentaries or time capsules for the way they have preserved their locales as they were at the time of filming, giving audiences a glimpse back into the past.

Aired: 03/26/18

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

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