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by Gary Johnson
Thu Aug 25, 2016 9:09 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Gordon Berkow Collection
Replies: 3
Views: 1180

Re: Gordon Berkow Collection

So do we revisit Youngson's modus operandi of the filmmaker who cut out the clips he needed for his compilations and tossed the rest of the reel, or did he try to make more printdowns than we had been lead to believe?
by Gary Johnson
Sat Aug 20, 2016 12:10 am
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: The Great Pie Mystery
Replies: 4
Views: 1782

Re: The Great Pie Mystery

I can't get over it. I've tried. I've seeked help. but it's no use. It's eating me up. I can't eat. I can't sleep. I can't tie my shoelaces because my shoes are velcro. I can't get over that Rachel actually liked Ross. What a dweeb. I can't get over the hump. I can't get over the rainbow. I can't ge...
by Gary Johnson
Fri Aug 19, 2016 1:33 am
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: The Great Pie Mystery
Replies: 4
Views: 1782

Re: The Great Pie Mystery

What can I say, the man likes to advertise. Which I suppose should be a good thing for you Mafia members....
And I don't know about anyone else but I'm still trying to get use to this new site format.
by Gary Johnson
Thu Aug 18, 2016 1:49 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: The Great Pie Mystery
Replies: 4
Views: 1782

The Great Pie Mystery

Over on FB Mr. Gierucki has been announcing titles to be included on The Mack Sennett collection vol. 2, including the sound short THE GREAT PIE MYSTERY - in which our own Mr. Roberts is supplying the print. I have never seen this short in it's entirety.....only in clips. But not for long. CineMuseu...
by Gary Johnson
Thu Jul 07, 2016 3:38 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: SHANGHAIED LOVERS (1924) Harry Langdon
Replies: 2
Views: 1138

Re: SHANGHAIED LOVERS (1924) Harry Langdon

And here is David Kalat discussing this film on this very site............

http://www.silentcomedymafia.com/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=269
by Gary Johnson
Thu Jul 07, 2016 3:21 pm
Forum: SOUND MOVIE MAIN
Topic: The Dark Side of Undercranking
Replies: 2
Views: 2265

Re: The Dark Side of Undercranking

Are you sure this isn't an article from "The Onion"?
by Gary Johnson
Mon Jul 04, 2016 7:09 am
Forum: THE PASSING PARADE
Topic: Michael Cimino RIP
Replies: 2
Views: 1560

Re: Michael Cimino RIP

Since most film history has two sides of the coin, I'll offer a rebuttal to Richard's rather acrimonious rant against a rather minor character in the larger sphere of filmdom. Don't get me wrong, I'm not a big fan of Michael Cimino. But for a time he was big. He held power and influence. And yes, he...
by Gary Johnson
Fri Jul 01, 2016 12:15 pm
Forum: CLASSIC TELEVISION
Topic: Spike Milligan Interview, early 1960's
Replies: 2
Views: 1916

Re: Spike Milligan Interview, early 1960's

Isn't this around the time that Spike became uncontrollably screwy......and dangerous?
by Gary Johnson
Tue Jun 28, 2016 2:40 pm
Forum: SILENT MOVIE MAIN
Topic: Kevin Brownlow's Napoleon
Replies: 2
Views: 2040

Re: Kevin Brownlow's Napoleon

I could see that one coming....
by Gary Johnson
Tue Jun 28, 2016 2:35 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Ben Turpin's Unpublished Autobio Manuscript for Auction
Replies: 5
Views: 1608

Re: Ben Turpin's Unpublished Autobio Manuscript for Auction

Now I know how Turpin's eyes got that way........by reading his own handwriting.

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