silent movie

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Noun1.silent movie - a movie without a soundtracksilent movie - a movie without a soundtrack  
motion picture, motion-picture show, movie, moving picture, moving-picture show, pic, film, picture show, flick, picture - a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement; "they went to a movie every Saturday night"; "the film was shot on location"
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Attendees are encouraged to come dressed as their favorite silent movie star.
We learn that six months earlier, he stumbled upon the home of forgotten silent movie star Norma Desmond -- played by Gloria Swanson, herself a silent movie star -- and was soon seduced into the life of a tragically kept man, a soul-selling script doctor mercenarily feeding his benefactor's illusions of a dramatic comeback.
Based on an earlier film by Billy Wilder, Andrew Lloyd Webber's award-winning production takes place at the end of the 1940s and follows the story of Norma, a former silent movie star, as she meets and entraps a young screen writer, Joe, to work on a comeback script.
Then, sometime around 1913, legendary silent movie comedy actress, ( Mabel Normand , working under contract for Mack Sennett, enacted a scene where she gets smeared with pie by another popular silent movie actor Roscoe Conkling "Fatty" Arbuckle. 
By GRAHAM YOUNG Feature Writer @grahamyoung THE UK's oldest working cinema has gone into production with Britain's first full-length silent movie for 86 years.
Youngsters from Y Dyfodol supported living scheme managed by Clwyd Alyn Housing Association in Rhyl, took part in 12 sessions at with TAPE to create their own sound-tracks to a silent movie. Eleven of the sessions took place at the Rhyl scheme with a final record and edit session at the TAPE studios in Berthes Road, Old Colwyn.
DRAMA There's a buzz in the store as it becomes the set for a silent movie, Double Trouble.
"Everybody's been running a silent movie of prehistory for so long," he says.
The main stand is devoid of noise, so it's like watching a silent movie. Races take an average of 60 seconds, so there is only 15 minutes of action for the whole meeting.
With Dennis Lawson, Oona Chaplin (the granddaughter of silent movie god Charlie), and Kayvan Fonejacker Novak.
Peter Wyngarde narrates, as this programme charts the evolution of Sherlock on screen, from the silent movie era to the latest film and TV version.