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by Bill Coleman
Wed Sep 23, 2020 12:57 pm
Forum: CLASSIC TELEVISION
Topic: Buster Keaton and Gloria Swanson on HOLLYWOOD PALACE (1964)
Replies: 1
Views: 236

Re: BUster Keaton and Gloria Swanson on HOLLYWOOD PALACE (1964)

Buster and Gloria's "first ever" appearance together? Doesn't the card game in Sunset Boulevard count?
by Bill Coleman
Sun Apr 12, 2020 12:21 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: HARRY LANGDON AT HAL ROACH: THE TALKIES 1929-30
Replies: 28
Views: 14361

Re: HARRY LANGDON AT HAL ROACH: THE TALKIES 1929-30

I haven't got this set yet, but I saw some of these on TCM several years ago, and thought they were great, and that Leonard Maltin had vastly underrated them in previous writing. A particular favorite is The Head Guy, and I thought the scene where Langdon is eating a sandwich, talking to himself, wi...
by Bill Coleman
Wed Dec 30, 2015 1:01 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: A Merry Mafiosi Christmas
Replies: 14
Views: 12568

Re: A Merry Mafiosi Christmas

Tommie Hicks wrote:
Bill Coleman wrote:
Sounds great. Is it region encoded?


I really don't know how to tell.


Well, is your player region free or European? If your player is not, and the disc plays, then the disc should be region free.
by Bill Coleman
Tue Dec 29, 2015 1:09 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: A Merry Mafiosi Christmas
Replies: 14
Views: 12568

Re: A Merry Mafiosi Christmas

It has the same line-up as the Image disc from last decade except a complete THERE IT IS and reel two of WHOOZIT (in which Addie McPhail appears) are on this collection. The films were digitally scanned and look great, almost like watching them for the first time. However SAY-AHHH and IT'S A BIRD s...
by Bill Coleman
Thu Jul 16, 2015 2:58 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Lupino Lane - NO LADY (1931)
Replies: 2
Views: 4890

Re: Lupino Lane - NO LADY (1931)

Unfortunately, you cannot play this movie in the US.
by Bill Coleman
Wed Apr 15, 2015 9:14 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Couple of "newsreel" type curios...
Replies: 12
Views: 9430

Re: Couple of "newsreel" type curios...

I caught several of these shorts at the Cartoon Carnival programs in Brooklyn. Great fun, thanks for showing them, Nelson!
by Bill Coleman
Wed Aug 27, 2014 12:19 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: MACK SENNETT COLLECTION COMMENTARY TRACKS and ERRATA
Replies: 14
Views: 10810

Re: MACK SENNETT COLLECTION COMMENTARY TRACKS and ERRATA

It's not a Blu-ray app you need, but a Blu-ray drive. Obviously, if you only
have a DVD drive on your computer (I've had a standalone Blu-ray player for years,
but not a drive for my computer), that will not work.
by Bill Coleman
Fri Aug 15, 2014 6:33 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: THE MACK SENNETT COLLECTION BLU-RAY GIVEAWAY!
Replies: 8
Views: 7038

Re: THE MACK SENNETT BLU-RAY GIVEAWAY!

That link appears to be a link for a newsletter subscription,
doesn't say anything about a giveaway.
by Bill Coleman
Tue Jun 05, 2012 10:50 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: How to ACTUALLY Find John Wayne in an Educational Comedy
Replies: 8
Views: 8201

Re: How to ACTUALLY Find John Wayne in an Educational Comedy

Is the film itself extant, aside from the still?
by Bill Coleman
Tue May 29, 2012 9:50 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Anyone recognize what/who this is?
Replies: 1
Views: 2454

Re: Anyone recognize what/who this is?

I know they look similar, but with the somewhat wider face, this looks more like Paul Parrot to me than Charley Chase.