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by Richard M Roberts
Sun Dec 15, 2019 5:52 am
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: CHARLEY CHASE AT HAL ROACH: THE TALKIES VOLUME TWO 1932-33 coming out this Tuesday
Replies: 22
Views: 10772

Re: CHARLEY CHASE AT HAL ROACH: THE TALKIES VOLUME TWO 1932-33 coming out this Tuesday

Thanks for the very nice words Frank, and Happy Holidays to you.

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by Richard M Roberts
Fri Dec 06, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: SILENT MOVIE MAIN
Topic: LE VOYAGE SUR JUPITER (1909) Segundo de Chomon
Replies: 1
Views: 288

LE VOYAGE SUR JUPITER (1909) Segundo de Chomon

I've had a print of this 1909 Pathe' short for decades that was re-titled AN ASTRONOMERS DREAM, so it's nice to finally find out what the original title was. Boy, that piker Melies only made it to the moon, Pathe' shelled out to take us to Jupiter! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VQrSHwShUXE&t=4...
by Richard M Roberts
Fri Dec 06, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Il Natale De Cretinetti (aka Noel de Gribouille) (1909) Andre Deed
Replies: 0
Views: 275

Il Natale De Cretinetti (aka Noel de Gribouille) (1909) Andre Deed

Here's a little Christmas comedy from Andre Deed, released by Ilalia Films in 1909:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vFE_i8dBB7c

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by Richard M Roberts
Mon Dec 02, 2019 3:51 am
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Allright, we'll try this again.........
Replies: 5
Views: 795

Re: Allright, we'll try this again.........

Thank you! Rest assured I'll reserve as soon as the page is up. And a favorable review is to be expected. I just quoted this description verbatim on The Site That Must Not Be Named, if that's ok. William, I'm sure you know of a lot more better places to spread the word than that sorry little site, ...
by Richard M Roberts
Sun Dec 01, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Allright, we'll try this again.........
Replies: 5
Views: 795

Allright, we'll try this again.........

It’s more than some of you deserve, but a number of you made a good and honest effort (with a little prodding) and what-the heck, these films need to be seen: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48476357487_1987250de4_c.jpg So here’s the new skinny: Release date: April 14, 2020 Pre-order date: March...
by Richard M Roberts
Thu Nov 28, 2019 6:55 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: The Robinets Keep Coming!
Replies: 1
Views: 489

The Robinets Keep Coming!

Robinet vuol fare il jockey (1910)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uzfP2AGWruU


Robinet ricco per dieci minuti (1912)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gmV54xU9DKo


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by Richard M Roberts
Thu Nov 28, 2019 4:05 am
Forum: THE PASSING PARADE
Topic: Sir Jonathan Miller RIP
Replies: 0
Views: 424

Sir Jonathan Miller RIP

I guess only Alan Bennett survives now from the original Beyond The Fringe, Miller was another physician-comedian like Graham Chapman and he directed the weirdest version of ALICE IN WONDERLAND (1966), an interesting version of TAMING OF THE SHREW with John Cleese, a very silly version of THE MIKADO...
by Richard M Roberts
Tue Nov 26, 2019 10:04 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: THE MACK SENNETT COLLECTION Volume Two
Replies: 6
Views: 3746

Re: THE MACK SENNETT COLLECTION Volume Two

Hi Paul, It's been 6 months since May 15th , not looking for an update as I'm sure it will be ready when it's ready, only hoping, that all is well with those involved and that the project has not been cancelled. Edit: Apologies I see that the Cinemuseam site now shows: Fifty (50) fully restored sho...
by Richard M Roberts
Sun Nov 24, 2019 10:41 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: THE MILLION DOLLAR DERBY (1926) Al Alt
Replies: 0
Views: 542

THE MILLION DOLLAR DERBY (1926) Al Alt

A Morris Schlank-Radiant Comedy released by Rayart December 23, 1926, directed by Bobby Fuehrer (aka Bobby Ray) and starring Al ALt:

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


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by Richard M Roberts
Thu Nov 21, 2019 6:10 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Two More Robinet's (Marcel Perez)
Replies: 0
Views: 566

Two More Robinet's (Marcel Perez)

Madamigella Robinet (1913)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=az7PyEAf_Z0


Robinet pescatore (1914)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B0iB-q8oIpE

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