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by Bruce Calvert
Wed Feb 01, 2017 3:24 pm
Forum: THE PASSING PARADE
Topic: David Shepard, Silent Film Preservation Giant, Dies at 76
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David Shepard, Silent Film Preservation Giant, Dies at 76

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/david-shepard-dead-silent-film-preservation-giant-was-76-970975 David Shepard, Silent Film Preservation Giant, Dies at 76 10:39 AM PST 2/1/2017 by Etan Vlessing Courtesy Photo David Shepard He restored most of the silent films in today's DVD and video collectio...
by Bruce Calvert
Wed Jan 07, 2015 9:25 pm
Forum: SILENT MOVIE MAIN
Topic: Nitrateville Ball-Drop Pickup: Can Anyone Help Identify This
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Re: Nitrateville Ball-Drop Pickup: Can Anyone Help Identify

Aww, I used to have the one-reel Blackhawk/Killiam version, but it was not in good condition, so I barely watched it and I sold it a couple of years ago. Thanks for the ID Richard.
by Bruce Calvert
Mon Nov 17, 2014 10:11 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: NItrateville WEISS-O-RAMA thread
Replies: 5
Views: 3414

Re: NItrateville WEISS-O-RAMA thread

It wasn't yanked. Mr. Nosferatu deleted the original post, and I guess that this deletes the entire thread. I had replied to the post and it is gone.

Nosferatu 69.237.150.28 Mon Nov 10, 2014 1:32 pm Deleted topic “WEISS-O-RAMA DVD REVIEW VCI ENT 2007” written by
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by Bruce Calvert
Wed Aug 06, 2014 1:56 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: R.I.P. Rick Levinson
Replies: 5
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Re: R.I.P. Rick Levinson

Here is Rick's obituary... http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/nationalpost/obituary.aspx?pid=171592748 Here are some online articles that he wrote for various websites: Ranking the Silent Comedians The Harold Lloyd Silent Features Lovable and Sweet: Three Colleen Moore comedies Bebe Daniels: The Good ...
by Bruce Calvert
Mon Apr 21, 2014 1:32 pm
Forum: Books, DVDs, Broadcasts & Screenings
Topic: No Man's Law (1927): a Hal Roach feature reconstructed
Replies: 2
Views: 4201

Re: No Man's Law (1927): a Hal Roach feature reconstructed

Was this the version screened at the Cinema Museum in London and introduced by author Glenn Mitchell last month? There was a large crowd there to see it. It was great to see Babe in a role so different from his normal character. Of course it was great to see a lot of Barbara Kent in this film too...
by Bruce Calvert
Thu Apr 03, 2014 10:25 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: THE HUNGRY ACTORS (1915)
Replies: 6
Views: 3236

Re: THE HUNGRY ACTORS (1915)

I did find a mention of this film on page 163 of Richard Ward's book. It just wasn't listed in the index. Some sources have this film as Into the Light . I'm not sure, as here is the synopsis from silentera.com: [The Universal Weekly, Volume VI, Number 24, 12 June 1915, page 19] Many a devious way i...
by Bruce Calvert
Thu Apr 03, 2014 4:54 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: THE HUNGRY ACTORS (1915)
Replies: 6
Views: 3236

Re: THE HUNGRY ACTORS (1915)

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Here's a 1930s Paramount publicity photo of From Italy's Shores (1915), which was filmed at about the same time. Lloyd is the baddie at far left, Novak is center and Roy Stewart is at far right.
by Bruce Calvert
Thu Apr 03, 2014 4:29 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: THE HUNGRY ACTORS (1915)
Replies: 6
Views: 3236

Re: THE HUNGRY ACTORS (1915)

Thanks Steve and Richard. I had my doubts about the "parson", but the IMDB listed Stewart in that role, and the actor is wearing some make up.

There's no press information on the back. Just writing from two different people.
by Bruce Calvert
Thu Apr 03, 2014 1:57 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: THE HUNGRY ACTORS (1915)
Replies: 6
Views: 3236

THE HUNGRY ACTORS (1915)

http://www.silentfilmstillarchive.com/stills/hungry_actors999.jpg I'm sure RMR is going to ding me because I have not bought his Hal Roach book yet (I'll get to it eventually), and he almost certainly has more information on this film. This is a still I just acquired of The Hungry Actors (1915) a v...