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by Uli Ruedel
Sun Nov 06, 2016 5:29 am
Forum: Books, DVDs, Broadcasts & Screenings
Topic: Laurel & Hardy: Spot On! (Book & CD) - Kickstarter
Replies: 1
Views: 3862

Laurel & Hardy: Spot On! (Book & CD) - Kickstarter

More Laurel and Hardy Lost and Found, courtesy of Michael Ehret: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2077802584/laurel-and-hardy-spot-on-book-and-cd?ref=thanks_link Intriguingly, Michael adds: "If we succeed in raising over €11.000 between now and December 15, 2016, we can offer all supporters...
by Uli Ruedel
Sun Jan 24, 2016 1:47 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: THE RAILRODDER
Replies: 1
Views: 1075

THE RAILRODDER

Here's our own Scribe on THE RAILRODDER:
http://thescribefiles.blogspot.ca/2016/ ... -life.html

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by Uli Ruedel
Mon Sep 28, 2015 10:56 am
Forum: Books, DVDs, Broadcasts & Screenings
Topic: Lobster's KEATON PROJECT - Kickstarter
Replies: 0
Views: 3097

Lobster's KEATON PROJECT - Kickstarter

"Help us restore films with Buster Keaton! A project by Lobster Films. To restore the entire Buster Keaton short-movies collection is a crazy project; 32 films, over 650 minutes, and over a million frames ! When we started this project we knew how ambitious the task would be. It took us a few y...
by Uli Ruedel
Wed Jul 22, 2015 11:38 am
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Marx Bros. 4K restorations - help needed
Replies: 0
Views: 2507

Marx Bros. 4K restorations - help needed

A message from John Tefteller, re-posted here with his approval: "Universal Studios Marx Brothers Blu-Ray Update!!! Help wanted!!! [...] I have had further dialog with the folks at Universal that are working on the restorations of the Paramount Marx films this morning and I can report the follo...
by Uli Ruedel
Wed Jul 15, 2015 1:10 pm
Forum: Books, DVDs, Broadcasts & Screenings
Topic: Notfilm (Buster Keaton, Samuel Beckett - FILM) Kickstarter
Replies: 3
Views: 4652

Notfilm (Buster Keaton, Samuel Beckett - FILM) Kickstarter

Here's another chance to support a documentary production & Blu-ray release via Kickstarter, this time from the Milestone friends:
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/870959691/notfilm-a-new-documentary-by-ross-lipman?ref=video
Please support and share.

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by Uli Ruedel
Fri Jul 10, 2015 1:50 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Great Clyde Bruckman Article and Forthcoming Book
Replies: 19
Views: 9718

Re: Great Clyde Bruckman Article and Forthcoming Book

For any German readers around (Ed, is it just the two of us?), here are a couple vintage articles on the 1976 German theatrical (that one didn't get very far) and 1980 television revival: http://pdfarchiv.zeit.de/1976/12/der-strebsame-optimist.pdf http://www.spiegel.de/spiegel/print/d-14317663.html ...
by Uli Ruedel
Mon Jul 06, 2015 7:42 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Great Clyde Bruckman Article and Forthcoming Book
Replies: 19
Views: 9718

Re: Great Clyde Bruckman Article and Forthcoming Book

Ed, did you know how that one, albeit regionally limited, Lloyd revival that I'd say did have some success, on German television, came about? Pretty much all I know is that Richard Correll must have been invloved. The Time-Life Lloyd theme song was used, but other than that the versions were origina...
by Uli Ruedel
Sat Feb 21, 2015 2:46 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Clowns
Replies: 17
Views: 10327

Re: Clowns

Guess it would, and the Diercksen book does list it an alternate title for the 1926 film, while Naef's filmography doesn't include it. I've only seen part of it as well... did we watch it during the same Slapsticon, or has the 2nd reel of the LOC print gone missing? BTW, British Pathé has some nice ...
by Uli Ruedel
Fri Feb 20, 2015 3:00 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Clowns
Replies: 17
Views: 10327

Re: Clowns

That's the second half of Grock, la vie d'un grand artiste (1931), which apparently has often been shown as self-contained piece, probably as it's deemed superior to the first half, which is basically a domestic comedy with the 'real' Mr. Wettach. As briefly mentioned, the French and German version ...