The Picture Show Man website was established in 2004 to be a comprehensive and free resource for anyone interested in vintage movies.
Our focus is the history of motion pictures from the beginning of its development in 1890, to the end of 1960.
Who Was the First Actor to be Paid $1 Million for a Single Film?
When Was Color First Used in Motion Pictures and How Were They Made?
Greatest Movies of the Silent Film Era
When Did "Movie" Replace "Motion Picture"?
First Actor to be Filmed Doing a Death Scene
Alice Calhoun: Lovely Lady of the Silent Screen
The History Of "Aspect Ratio" In Movies
James Dean - Hollywood's Rebel
Understanding Film Restoration
When and Why did 35mm Film Become the Standard?