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by Richard M Roberts
Thu Nov 23, 2017 9:12 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Behind the Scenes footage shooting OH MR. PORTER (1937)
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Views: 40

Behind the Scenes footage shooting OH MR. PORTER (1937)

It's only a minute or so, but here's some newsreel footage shot during the making of OH MR. PORTER (1937) with Will Hay when they were shooting the train crash sequence at the end: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ooSnb_SPTl8 Haven't seen OH MR. PORTER?: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WsE2jHooRKE RI...
by Richard M Roberts
Thu Nov 23, 2017 6:39 pm
Forum: SCM 101
Topic: Happy Thanksgiving!
Replies: 1
Views: 40

Re: Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving all! I find myself with some free time today to poke around this board, for which I am truly thankful. In addition to being a priceless resource of information, there's so many forgotten gems posted throughout. Some of you have projects in the works to which I am very much lookin...
by Richard M Roberts
Sat Nov 18, 2017 10:41 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: AN UNUSUAL HONEYMOON (1912) Flora Finch
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Views: 76

AN UNUSUAL HONEYMOON (1912) Flora Finch

A very silly Vitagraph comedy featuring Flora Finch solo from John Bunny with Charlie Edwards and Rose Tapley, directed by James Young and released on this day, November 18, 1912 one hundred and five years ago: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jZXlGvL0c54 We ran this at Slapsticon in 2006 or 07 and i...
by Richard M Roberts
Thu Nov 16, 2017 8:28 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: HUMBUGS AND HUSBANDS (1918) Larry Semon
Replies: 1
Views: 196

HUMBUGS AND HUSBANDS (1918) Larry Semon

Another harder-to see-Semon, released by Vitagraph December 2, 1918, directed by Lawrence Semon himself, with Madge Kirby, Frank Alexander, Bill Hauber, Blanche Payson, and Pete Gordon:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HoJO7n905p8


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by Richard M Roberts
Thu Nov 16, 2017 7:44 pm
Forum: SILENT MOVIE MAIN
Topic: LC's Silent Film Collector's Project Update
Replies: 1
Views: 161

Re: LC's Silent Film Collector's Project Update

Heck, they could have just bought the Grapevine DVD's and have covered two-thirds of that list.


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by Richard M Roberts
Sun Nov 12, 2017 2:47 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: DON'T GET ME WRONG (1937) Max Miller, George E. Stone
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Views: 117

DON'T GET ME WRONG (1937) Max Miller, George E. Stone

Rare Max Miller feature featuring George E. Stone, directed by Arthur B. Woods and Reginald Purdell:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RNeCQ0eYcGQ


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by Richard M Roberts
Tue Nov 07, 2017 11:34 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: PLUCKS AND PLOTTERS (1918) Larry Semon
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Views: 216

PLUCKS AND PLOTTERS (1918) Larry Semon

Another fun early Larry Semon two-reeler. Released by Vitagraph December 23, 1918, directed by Larry Semon and featuring larry with Madge Kirby, Frank Alexander, James Donelly, William McCall, Bill Hauber, Earl Montgomery, Bobby Ray, and Lucille Carlisle: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zE5MZIs-W4o ...
by Richard M Roberts
Sun Nov 05, 2017 2:31 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Henry Lehrman Podcast
Replies: 2
Views: 194

Re: Henry Lehrman Podcast

Gebert's replaced nothing, and his whiny, smarmy and boring voice coupled with lack of genuine film knowledge couldn't touch Frank Thompson any day of the year. And I may add, THE COMMENTARY TRACK is back: http://thecommentarytrack.com/ The old episodes are all there, and new ones coming soon. RICHA...
by Richard M Roberts
Thu Nov 02, 2017 3:36 pm
Forum: OLD TIME RADIO
Topic: Nitrateville Answer Dept: Keaton Radio Appearances
Replies: 4
Views: 460

Re: Nitrateville Answer Dept: Keaton Radio Appearances

You know, it is so typical over at Nitwitville that when someone asks about these shows over there, first, they can deliver nothing but misinformation, then when someone else actually DOES deliver these two shows, all they can do is whine that the quality offends their virgin ears. This is exactly t...
by Richard M Roberts
Wed Nov 01, 2017 4:06 pm
Forum: OLD TIME RADIO
Topic: Nitrateville Answer Dept: Keaton Radio Appearances
Replies: 4
Views: 460

Re: Nitrateville Answer Dept: Keaton Radio Appearances

Fabulous! Two for Two! I'm glad it does survive, and I add this one to my collection. Thanks Chris!

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