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I know, I know – it’s post day, but my contribution to the Backstage Blogathon, co-hosted by Movies Silently and Sister Celluloid, will appear tomorrow – because reasons.


And just what is the Backstage Blogathon, you may wonder? Well, as Janet over at Sister Celluloid says, it’s an exploration of what happens “behind the scenes of just about every kind of performing art, as seen through the eyes of filmmakers across the decades.

The entertainment industry has always loved looking in the mirror, and these movies give us a glimpse of what they see, running the gamut from love letters to scathing indictments and everything in between.”

You can find Day One’s entries here. I’ll be covering John Ford’s 1927 silent film Upstream – and see you tomorrow.