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by Rob Farr
Sat Jul 04, 2020 1:47 pm
Forum: Books, DVDs, Broadcasts & Screenings
Topic: Grapevine Video 25% Off Sale
Replies: 0
Views: 123

Grapevine Video 25% Off Sale

For the 4th of July and extending for just a few days beyond. https://www.grapevinevideo.com/
by Rob Farr
Mon Jun 29, 2020 12:44 pm
Forum: Books, DVDs, Broadcasts & Screenings
Topic: Virtual Charlie Chaplin Days in Niles This Weekend
Replies: 6
Views: 400

Re: Virtual Charlie Chaplin Days in Niles This Weekend

Although there are some folks on Nitrateville who would be only too happy to rat out miscreants to Association Chaplin even 50 years later. Inspector Javert is alive and well.
by Rob Farr
Thu Jun 25, 2020 2:45 pm
Forum: Books, DVDs, Broadcasts & Screenings
Topic: Laurel & Hardy Definitive Restorations on Sale at DDD
Replies: 1
Views: 293

Re: Laurel & Hardy Definitive Restorations on Sale at DDD

Robert A. Harris of Home Theater Forum gives this set a very qualified recommendation. Harris says these were DNR'ed to within an inch of their lives, turning them into standard def videos. But I bought it for Randy's bonus material and Battle of the Century, so count me a satisfied customer. I sugg...
by Rob Farr
Thu Jun 25, 2020 2:38 pm
Forum: Books, DVDs, Broadcasts & Screenings
Topic: Virtual Charlie Chaplin Days in Niles This Weekend
Replies: 6
Views: 400

Re: Virtual Charlie Chaplin Days in Niles This Weekend

A follow-up to the Shoulder Arms screening. It is Dan Kamin's 1960's print of the 1920's re-release by Pathe, not the original 1918 version. May be the closest we ever get to see tho.
by Rob Farr
Wed Jun 24, 2020 1:20 pm
Forum: Books, DVDs, Broadcasts & Screenings
Topic: Virtual Charlie Chaplin Days in Niles This Weekend
Replies: 6
Views: 400

Virtual Charlie Chaplin Days in Niles This Weekend

The folks at Niles have put together an amazing online program to be held June 26-27-28, 2020.. Some presentations and screenings are going to be made live at 12:01 PM on the day and others are live and time-specific. Friday: Presentations by Michael Hayde, Trav SD, David Totheroh and John Bengston....
by Rob Farr
Tue Jun 23, 2020 4:21 pm
Forum: Books, DVDs, Broadcasts & Screenings
Topic: Laurel & Hardy Definitive Restorations on Sale at DDD
Replies: 1
Views: 293

Laurel & Hardy Definitive Restorations on Sale at DDD

DeepDiscountDVD has the new UCLA restorations of choice Laurel & Hardy talkies on Blu-Ray on sale for $44.99. They had a promotion for $5 off with discount code THRESHER, but if that has expired, you can still get 10% off on two or more items with the discount code BULLSHARK. In other words, 50%...
by Rob Farr
Mon Jun 15, 2020 1:48 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Rare Harold Lloyd One Reeler: "The Big Idea" ('17)
Replies: 1
Views: 378

Re: Rare Harold Lloyd One Reeler: "The Big Idea" ('17)

Just remembered that I posted this in March. But that version might not have had English titles, so enjoy!
by Rob Farr
Mon Jun 15, 2020 12:16 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Rare Harold Lloyd One Reeler: "The Big Idea" ('17)
Replies: 1
Views: 378

Rare Harold Lloyd One Reeler: "The Big Idea" ('17)

https://youtu.be/bBGwJ_Y9j_c
This is courtesy of Bob Fells who has been downloading films from the European archives that have upped their streaming game and re-uploading them with English-translated intertitles. His YouTube channel is worth subscribing to.
by Rob Farr
Tue May 26, 2020 11:43 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Roscoe Arbuckle Cameo in Our Hospitality----NOT!
Replies: 6
Views: 1173

Roscoe Arbuckle Cameo in Our Hospitality----NOT!

In charting Our Hospitality for a commentary track I'm prepping, I stepped through the scene of Buster helping a fat lady down from the train carriage. Sure looks like Roscoe to me. You never see her at any other point during the train ride so I guess we are to assume that she boarded near the end o...