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Universal to restore silent films

ANI | Updated: May 31, 2018 18:50 IST

Washington D.C. [United States], May 31 (ANI): Universal Pictures announced that it will be restoring 10 new titles in the next few years in regard to its silent film initiative.
On Wednesday, the studio confirmed the news at the screening of a restoration of the 1928 silent film 'The Man Who Laughs' at the San Francisco Silent Film Festival, confirmed Hollywood Reporter.
Since 2012, Universal's silent film initiative has led to the restoration of 78 films including major titles like 'Dracula' (1931), 'Frankenstein', 'Jaws', 'Schindler's List', 'Out of Africa', 'The Sting', 'To Kill a Mockingbird', 'Double Indemnity', 'Holiday Inn', 'Spartacus' and 'Cleopatra'.
Adapted from the novel of the same name by French author Victor Hugo, 'The Man Who Laughs' was directed by Paul Leni and stars Conrad Veidt and Mary Philbin. (ANI)