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by Ian Elliot
Fri Feb 03, 2017 10:00 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: THE HARRY LANGDON SCRAPBOOK now on Amazon
Replies: 2
Views: 1085

Re: THE HARRY LANGDON SCRAPBOOK now on Amazon

Fascinating and stunning through and through. If you don't have it, do yourself a favour!
by Ian Elliot
Mon Apr 25, 2016 11:05 pm
Forum: SOUND MOVIE MAIN
Topic: Cinevent Past Notes: SUSPENSE (1946)
Replies: 3
Views: 3309

Re: Cinevent Past Notes: SUSPENSE (1946)

Just saw TRUMBO, and was a little taken aback by the cartoonish portrayal of the King Bros. as fly-by-the-seat-of-the-pants cheapie grinders (though I always enjoy John Goodman and Stephen Root, whatever they're doing). Seemed rather unfair to me, I thought the people behind WHEN STRANGERS MARRY, GU...
by Ian Elliot
Thu Mar 31, 2016 11:59 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: eve arden manicurist?
Replies: 1
Views: 1240

Re: eve arden manicurist?

THE FORGOTTEN WOMAN, 1939.
by Ian Elliot
Mon Feb 22, 2016 11:49 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: William K. Everson discusses Chaplin jumping the shark
Replies: 8
Views: 2065

Re: William K. Everson discusses Chaplin jumping the shark

One wonders where that print of RECREATION is now... Reading Bill Everson's notes for THE PILGRIM, screened for the Huff Society earlier that year in a dodgy, hard-to-watch print, I feel extremely privileged to have a decent rendering of this film and so much else available at the push of a button: ...
by Ian Elliot
Sun Nov 22, 2015 11:24 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Billy Gilbert & Co. at Nitrate Film Interest Group
Replies: 2
Views: 2131

Re: Billy Gilbert & Co. at Nitrate Film Interest Group

Most interesting, and thank you Richard!
by Ian Elliot
Sun Nov 22, 2015 8:11 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Billy Gilbert & Co. at Nitrate Film Interest Group
Replies: 2
Views: 2131

Billy Gilbert & Co. at Nitrate Film Interest Group

Frames from some 16mm footage with Billy Gilbert and three other blokes, the one with the largest part after Gilbert being a dialect comic named Gene Schuler, have been posted by the Nitrate Film Interest Group: https://www.flickr.com/photos/nfig/22574495769/ This was screened at Cinefest in Syracus...
by Ian Elliot
Sun Nov 15, 2015 11:56 pm
Forum: THE PASSING PARADE
Topic: Warren Mitchell RIP
Replies: 1
Views: 3857

Re: Warren Mitchell RIP

Marvelous he certainly was. And matched by the equally great Dandy Nichols, who as his calmly disaffected wife Else could be counted on to skewer her screaming husband with just a couple of well timed words. Johnny Speight remembered that the series became "unstuck" and declined rapidly wh...
by Ian Elliot
Sat Oct 31, 2015 8:14 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Victor Potel's Paintings
Replies: 7
Views: 1977

Re: Victor Potel's Paintings

Called "A Day at Mack Sennett", it's on page 84 of this catalogue (disappointingly, a low res rendering)--

http://issuu.com/kenoauctions/docs/c1005_variousowner

--and appears to have sold for $7,500.