Selig Polyscope Week: Col. Selig’s Movie Acting Tips from 1910

New Episode!Colonel Selig’sMoving Picture Plant Download mp3from archive.org More Podcasts Pictures and info on Selig Polyscope In the process of researching Selig, we found a wonderful article Col. Selig wrote of “tips for motion picture acting.” It was so entertaining that both Chicago Unbelievable and White City Cinema are posting it today.   Anyone appearing Read More…

Selig Polyscope week: The First Oz Movie

New Episode!Colonel Selig’sMoving Picture Plant Download mp3from archive.org More Podcasts Pictures and info on Selig Polyscope Selig Polyscope Week is a collaborative effort between Chicago Unbelievable and White City Cinema – their first post of the week, is right here: The Secret History of Chicago Movies: Selig Polyscope. It provides a great overview of the history Read More…

Podcast: Selig Polyscope Studios

New Episode!Colonel Selig’sMoving Picture Plant Download mp3from archive.org More Podcasts Selig Polyscope info and pictures While Essanay ruled Uptown, Selig Polyscope was operating the largest film studio ever built not far away, on a complex covering an entire block at Irving and Western from 1907 until about 1920. Colonel Selig was a fascinating guy. He Read More…