Cinema: The Good Old Silents

Hollywood is morbidly jealous of TV, and TV broods itself into ulcers over the high costs of production—but Film Distributor Nat Sanders feels fine. Last year Sanders waded through a list of titles in the U.S. Office of Alien Property, found two old German pictures that many a moviegoer still remembers fondly: The Last Laugh (1924), with Emil Jannings, and The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920). Sanders made a percentage deal with the Government, added a sound track with music and background noises, and opened his double bill last week in a small Manhattan "art" theater.

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