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1. "I connected very much with all the work of Joan Crawford because she started as a flapper. She used to dance and sing and she was very cute. She had something that was so different from what she is at the end of her life and she started in the silent movies and then went into the talkies."
Author: Berenice Bejo
2. "Right now I'm the most famous silent movie actress in the world and I want to keep that for me. So I hope there's not going to be any other silent movies."
Author: Berenice Bejo
3. "In silent movies, they tended to put the camera down, and everybody walked in front of it and acted, and then they all walked off. Cutting was quite infrequent."
Author: Bruce Beresford
4. "As an actor I'm part of a long line of character people you can take back to the silent movies."
Author: Curtis Armstrong
5. "I've had 79 to 80 years of show business. I started when I was 5 with a man called Tom Mix. I didn't have time to go to school because I was in silent movies, I was in radio, I was in burlesque, I worked with the circus. I'm all show business!"
Author: George Sidney
6. "I watch silent movies on mute. But only for the dialogue."
Author: Jarod Kintz
7. "The futility of everything that comes to us from the media is the inescapable consequence of the absolute inability of that particular stage to remain silent. Music, commercial breaks, news flashes, adverts, news broadcasts, movies, presenters—there is no alternative but to fill the screen; otherwise there would be an irremediable void.... That's why the slightest technical hitch, the slightest slip on the part of the presenter becomes so exciting, for it reveals the depth of the emptiness squinting out at us through this little window."
Author: Jean Baudrillard
8. "For me, I loved it. I only want to make silent movies now."
Author: Jean Dujardin
9. "When you speak of silent movies, everyone thinks of Charlie Chaplin first."
Author: Michel Hazanavicius
10. "I always loved silent movies. I was not a specialist, but I loved them. And when I started directing, I became really fascinated by the format - how it works, the device of the silent movie."
Author: Michel Hazanavicius

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