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by Richard M Roberts
Thu Apr 22, 2021 3:56 am
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: A NOSE FOR NEWS (1935) Joe Cook
Replies: 0
Views: 68

A NOSE FOR NEWS (1935) Joe Cook

Broadway Legend Joe Cook made precious few films, but here is one of his Educational Pictures which are probably the best films he made. This one was released by Fox April 5, 1936, directed by Charles Lamont and featuring Cook with Richard Cramer, Jimmie Fox, Edward Guhl, Eddie Hall, Ruth Hall, Rose...
by Richard M Roberts
Sat Apr 17, 2021 2:38 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Coming in August............
Replies: 2
Views: 445

Re: Coming in August............

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by Richard M Roberts
Fri Apr 16, 2021 1:56 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: GETTING GERTIES GOAT (1924) Dorothy Devore, Jimmie Harrison
Replies: 0
Views: 181

GETTING GERTIES GOAT (1924) Dorothy Devore, Jimmie Harrison

Fun Al Christie comedy released by Educational Pictures March 9, 1924, directed by Scott Sidney and featuring Dorothy Devore, JImmie Harrison, Lincoln Plumer, Babe London and Billy Bletcher:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L-kHinYDs2c


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by Richard M Roberts
Thu Apr 15, 2021 3:43 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Coming in August............
Replies: 2
Views: 445

Coming in August............

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by Richard M Roberts
Wed Apr 14, 2021 5:31 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Paul Gierucki and Brittany Valente Need Your Help
Replies: 1
Views: 527

Paul Gierucki and Brittany Valente Need Your Help

Okay Everybody, this one is serious, REALLY serious. As some of you who are on Facebook may know, One of our Godfathers and Cinemuseum LLC restorationist Paul Gierucki suffered some very terrible, life-threatening health issues recently, due to a freak accident that led to ten days in the Hospital a...
by Richard M Roberts
Fri Apr 09, 2021 9:57 pm
Forum: CLASSIC TELEVISION
Topic: I'VE GOT A SECRET (1952) Buster Keaton's first appearance
Replies: 0
Views: 1113

I'VE GOT A SECRET (1952) Buster Keaton's first appearance

Here's Buster Keaton's first appearance on I'VE GOT A SECRET, broadcast July 17, 1952:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m3QFmlYVoI8

We already have his 1957 appearance up on this forum

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by Richard M Roberts
Tue Apr 06, 2021 6:52 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: The Wrong Door (1904)
Replies: 1
Views: 1098

Re: The Wrong Door (1904)

I think it is safe to say that this garnered one of the biggest laughs at the 2003 or 2005 Slapsticon (I forget which). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZL0HGJ9fdzo Unfortunately slo-moed to a comedy killing speed, I recommend speeding it up a bit before you watch it. I think it was Slapsticon 2006,...
by Richard M Roberts
Sun Apr 04, 2021 1:28 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: DOCTOR CUPID (1911) John Bunny, Carlyle Blackwell
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Views: 866

DOCTOR CUPID (1911) John Bunny, Carlyle Blackwell

Once thought to be John Bunny's first film (it isn't), but a fun film nevertheless, released by Vitagraph January 10, 1911 and featuring Bunny with Carlyle Blackwell:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0kLz8uUAAIs&t=27s

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by Richard M Roberts
Fri Apr 02, 2021 1:58 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: NIGHT LIFE IN HOLLYWOOD (1922) J. Frank Glendon, Gale Henry
Replies: 0
Views: 693

NIGHT LIFE IN HOLLYWOOD (1922) J. Frank Glendon, Gale Henry

What survives on an interesting independent feature released by Arrow November 15, 1922, one of the first Fred Caldwell vanity productions, directed by Caldwell and featuring J. Frank Glendon, Gale Henry, Josephine Hill, J. J. McComas and some silent star cameos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C3xt...
by Richard M Roberts
Fri Apr 02, 2021 1:53 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: ONE DAY IN HOLLYWOOD (1924) Hank Mann, Gale Henry
Replies: 0
Views: 648

ONE DAY IN HOLLYWOOD (1924) Hank Mann, Gale Henry

One of those four Fred Caldwell Vanity productions released by Selznick Distributing Corp April 15, 1924, featuring the unfunny Fred with Hank Mann and Gale Henry, who keep things livened up a bit:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K2n7WdWXz6A

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