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by David Denton
Mon Jan 08, 2018 9:29 pm
Forum: SILENT MOVIE MAIN
Topic: DAVID HARUM (1915)
Replies: 0
Views: 124

DAVID HARUM (1915)

Most are more familiar with the Will Rogers' sound version, but here is an earlier incarnation starring William H. Crane, who played it on the stage. Some of the supporting cast also played in several runs of the play. Crane is better known to us from Keaton's SAPHEAD, but he is quite at home here. ...
by David Denton
Mon Jan 08, 2018 8:30 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Burglar by Proxy 1919
Replies: 0
Views: 119

Burglar by Proxy 1919

Here is a rather pleasant Jack Pickford romantic comedy with Gloria Hope. Jack Dillon directs and also gives fine comic support. Among the cops, you can see Charles Force and Robert Kortman; Leo Willis as a burglar. No intertitles, but you don't need them.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WjUMep-e6nw
by David Denton
Fri Nov 24, 2017 10:06 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: PLUCKS AND PLOTTERS (1918) Larry Semon
Replies: 2
Views: 493

Re: PLUCKS AND PLOTTERS (1918) Larry Semon

I thought I spotted Bob McKenzie (at the 43 second mark, behind Frank A's right shoulder), but wasn't he at L-KO at the time...? Or is this just after?
by David Denton
Thu Apr 06, 2017 12:15 am
Forum: SILENT MOVIE MAIN
Topic: THE REAL THING IN COWBOYS (1914) Tom Mix
Replies: 2
Views: 1302

Re: THE REAL THING IN COWBOYS (1914) Tom Mix

Here is the first half of the film https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cz0HAJY7Kjs I may be wrong, but I think you can spot a young Hoot Gibson sneak in between Leo Maloney (in vest) and Tom Mix from atop the hale bay at the 7:06 mark for a few seconds (and I think he is in the background leaning agains...
by David Denton
Sat Mar 11, 2017 1:51 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Raymond McKee 1917 Edison
Replies: 0
Views: 527

Raymond McKee 1917 Edison

Here is Ray McKee in THE MAGIC OF SPRING (K.E.S.E./Edison/Conquest Pictures) released August 7, 1917. This is not on IMBD, but is part of the George Kleine Collection at LOC.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KqKtGd0l7RA
by David Denton
Sun Jan 15, 2017 10:11 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: THE MIDNIGHT CABARET (1923) Semon, Hardy
Replies: 2
Views: 770

Re: LIGHTNING LOVE (1925) Semon, Hardy

Thanks Tommie, I don't know Semon like I should...
by David Denton
Sun Jan 15, 2017 8:56 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: THE MIDNIGHT CABARET (1923) Semon, Hardy
Replies: 2
Views: 770

THE MIDNIGHT CABARET (1923) Semon, Hardy

Here's a Vitagraph Larry Semon I hadn't seen before:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YVgpZDRkw2w
by David Denton
Tue Jan 03, 2017 10:43 pm
Forum: SILENT MOVIE MAIN
Topic: THE REAL THING IN COWBOYS (1914) Tom Mix
Replies: 2
Views: 1302

Re: THE REAL THING IN COWBOYS (1914) Tom Mix

if you look quickly , you'll also see Leo D. Maloney (a favorite).
by David Denton
Thu Dec 01, 2016 12:16 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: early Sid Smith 1914 MYSTERIOUS BLACK BOX
Replies: 0
Views: 630

early Sid Smith 1914 MYSTERIOUS BLACK BOX

Here is a very young (21 years old or so) Sidney Smith as the juvenile lead in THE MYSTERIOUS BLACK BOX, a Selig comedy with John Lancaster, Lillian Leighton and Elsie Greeson.

https://www.harpodeon.com/video/The_Mys ... x/62826714
by David Denton
Sat Nov 26, 2016 7:14 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Dorothy Devore 1926 MONEY TO BURN
Replies: 0
Views: 706

Dorothy Devore 1926 MONEY TO BURN

This 9.5 Pathescope is actually from MONEY TO BURN (Gotham Prods. 1926 directed by Walter Lang) starring Malcolm McGregor, Dorothy Devore, Eric Mayne (from Dr. Jack) and one of my favorites, George Chesebro.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jNHGL36i4m8

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