Gibson Gowland

Born: 4 January 1872, Spennymoor
Died: 9 September 1951, London

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  • Greed

    Greed

    Silent cinema’s most famous ‘lost’ film, Erich von Stroheim’s monumental study of three ordinary lives destroyed by avarice was ruinously edited down by the studio.

  • Sunrise  A Song of Two Humans

    Sunrise A Song of Two Humans

    Lured to Hollywood by producer William Fox, German Expressionist filmmaker F.W. Murnau created one of the silent cinema’s last and most luminous masterpieces.

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