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by William Ferry
Fri Apr 16, 2021 9:48 am
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Coming in August............
Replies: 2
Views: 445

Re: Coming in August............

Thank you!
by William Ferry
Sat Feb 20, 2021 4:15 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Fun discoveries from new Laurel OR Hardy set
Replies: 1
Views: 600

Re: Fun discoveries from new Laurel OR Hardy set

I love these looks at the changing scene. It's like history in your own neighborhood.
by William Ferry
Tue Feb 16, 2021 6:24 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: THE CAMERAMAN (1920) Billy Franey
Replies: 1
Views: 594

Re: THE CAMERAMAN (1920) Billy Franey

One of my favorite "little", or perhaps "minor", comedies. Always a pleasure to see it. About ten or fifteen years ago, I was struggling to remember the title. Someone was able to identify it from my description of the running gag.
by William Ferry
Thu Dec 24, 2020 7:07 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Season's Greetings
Replies: 2
Views: 1040

Re: Season's Greetings

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all my fellow Mafiosi! My son (and his dad, for that matter) is sure to have fun opening gifts tomorrow, as I've been hitting Amazon (for Disney) and eBay (for Blackhawk reels). All the joys and blessings of the season to you and yours.
by William Ferry
Tue Dec 08, 2020 9:55 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: THE WAITER'S BALL 91916) Roscoe Arbuckle restored version
Replies: 1
Views: 1142

Re: THE WAITER'S BALL 91916) Roscoe Arbuckle restored version

I came across this yesterday. It's well worth seeing!
by William Ferry
Thu Dec 03, 2020 1:52 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: SMILEAGE GUARANTEED HAL ROACH BOOK ON SALE NOW!
Replies: 54
Views: 57488

Re: SMILEAGE GUARANTEED HAL ROACH BOOK ON SALE NOW!

Richard M Roberts wrote:A bargain price on a used copy is now up on Abe books:

https://www.abebooks.com/servlet/Search ... ISBN-_-all


RICHARD M ROBERTS


Richard, if you ever have trouble paying the rent, it seems like few copies of these would ease your troubles!
by William Ferry
Sat Nov 21, 2020 5:10 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: COMIQUE - The Classic Comedy Magazine
Replies: 2
Views: 1152

Re: COMIQUE - The Classic Comedy Magazine

Thank you so much! What a nice way to wrap up a tough year!
by William Ferry
Mon Oct 26, 2020 10:17 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Mad Wednesday and a Cutting Comparison with Diddlebock
Replies: 2
Views: 2712

Re: Mad Wednesday and a Cutting Comparison with Diddlebock

I watched the side by side in its entirety. This is marvelous!
by William Ferry
Fri Aug 07, 2020 9:33 pm
Forum: SOUND MOVIE MAIN
Topic: William K. Everson Audio Lecture Archive
Replies: 4
Views: 3043

Re: William K. Everson Audio Lecture Archive

I'd like to chime in. I first encountered Mr. Everson as a guest on Herb Graff's silent comedy programs on Channel 13 WNET back in the early 70s. This led to my seeking out his books, which have all survived several moves and house cleanings over forty-plus years. He knew his stuff, and it's clear h...