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by Richard M Roberts
Fri Jul 13, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: SMILEAGE GUARANTEED HAL ROACH BOOK ON SALE NOW!
Replies: 48
Views: 17751

Re: SMILEAGE GUARANTEED HAL ROACH BOOK ON SALE NOW!

Wow, gone in sixty seconds........


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by Richard M Roberts
Fri Jul 13, 2018 6:29 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: SMILEAGE GUARANTEED HAL ROACH BOOK ON SALE NOW!
Replies: 48
Views: 17751

Re: SMILEAGE GUARANTEED HAL ROACH BOOK ON SALE NOW!

Here's the "bargain of the century" for anyone looking for a copy of my book: https://www.bookfinder.com/book/Smileage_Guaranteed,_Past_Humor_Present_Laughter,_Musings_on_the_Comedy_Film/9780989301909/ Two copies in Ireland? Or is it the same copy being sold in two different places? In any...
by Richard M Roberts
Thu Jul 12, 2018 4:15 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Borrowing the Keaton Studio
Replies: 3
Views: 326

Re: Borrowing the Keaton Studio

Thanks for the info, John.

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by Richard M Roberts
Thu Jul 12, 2018 4:15 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: THAT MODEL FROM PARIS (1926) Marceline Day, Bert Lytell
Replies: 0
Views: 68

THAT MODEL FROM PARIS (1926) Marceline Day, Bert Lytell

Nice little Tiffany programmer directed by Louis Gasnier and featuring the lovely Marceline Day in one of her early feature-film appearances. Released October 15, 1926, also featuring Bert Lytell, Eileen Percy, Crawford Kent, Otto Lederer, and Ward Crane: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W_U-wn3zORI ...
by Richard M Roberts
Fri Jul 06, 2018 4:22 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Ouida Hill
Replies: 2
Views: 128

Re: Ouida Hill

Are we sure that isn't Thelma Daniels, who became the busy Stern Bros leading lady soon after that, they do look similar, particularly in hair style.

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by Richard M Roberts
Wed Jul 04, 2018 2:51 am
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Olsen and Johnson at School (1931)
Replies: 0
Views: 239

Olsen and Johnson at School (1931)

A test record made for Brunswick Records March 7, 1931:

http://picosong.com/w9Vey/

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by Richard M Roberts
Wed Jul 04, 2018 1:08 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Borrowing the Keaton Studio
Replies: 3
Views: 326

Re: Borrowing the Keaton Studio

You know Chris, you've made me ask a question I have never thought of before: what did happen to the Keaton studio after Buster Keaton Productions closed it's doors, since it was a silent film studio, I'd imagine it did not have a long life without soundstages, but was there any use of it after STEA...
by Richard M Roberts
Tue Jul 03, 2018 5:38 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Slapsticon notes: YOU MADE ME LOVE YOU (1933) Stanley Lupino, Thelma Todd
Replies: 0
Views: 104

Slapsticon notes: YOU MADE ME LOVE YOU (1933) Stanley Lupino, Thelma Todd

YOU MADE ME LOVE YOU (British International Pictures-Wardour Films (UK Distributor)- Majestic Pictures (USA Distributor) British Release Date: August 3, 1933, American Release Date: May 31, 1934) Director: Monty Banks, Writers: Frank Launder, Stanley Lupino,Producers: Julius Haimann, John Maxwell, C...
by Richard M Roberts
Tue Jul 03, 2018 4:15 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Cine-whiners
Replies: 0
Views: 205

Cine-whiners

So the scuttlebutt I hear from some of my fellow fellows is that a small gaggle of gibbering things on the internet have formed a facebook page group called the "cine-whiners" after having been called so on various groups for general over-whining and excessive picking of nits about various...
by Richard M Roberts
Sun Jul 01, 2018 11:09 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: THE GREAT OUTDOORS (1923) Spat Family
Replies: 0
Views: 118

THE GREAT OUTDOORS (1923) Spat Family

Here's another chunk of one of the rare Hal Roach Spat Family series, released by Pathe December 2, 1923, directed by Fred Guiol, and featuring Frank Butler, Laura Roessing, and Sidney D'Albrook:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c658uFlUqVM&app=desktop


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