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by Richard M Roberts
Sun Oct 21, 2018 2:57 am
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: THELMA TODD/ZASU PITTS: THE HAL ROACH COLLECTION 1931-33 Coming in October
Replies: 5
Views: 1578

Re: THELMA TODD/ZASU PITTS: THE HAL ROACH COLLECTION 1931-33 Coming in October

John McElwee gives us a nice review on GREENBRIAR PICTURE SHOWS:

http://greenbriarpictureshows.blogspot. ... s-get.html

Thanks Again John for the kind words and your support.

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by Richard M Roberts
Thu Oct 18, 2018 9:46 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: HIS DAY OUT (1918) Billy Wwst (foreign version)
Replies: 0
Views: 126

HIS DAY OUT (1918) Billy Wwst (foreign version)

One of Billy West's best King Bee Comedies in a foreign release version, released January 15, 1918, directed by Arvid E. Gillstrom and featuring Billy with Leatrice Joy, Oliver Hardy, Bud Ross, Leo White, Joe Bordeaux, and Don Likes:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ARyEqsDYVs0

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by Richard M Roberts
Thu Oct 11, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Slapsticon Notes: TAKING THE COUNT (1929) Ben Turpin
Replies: 2
Views: 342

Re: Slapsticon Notes: TAKING THE COUNT (1929) Ben Turpin

Years ago I had a complete and gorgeous print of this one, Richard. Later it was one of several I had sold to a 16mm comedy collector named Dan Bursik. It's not one of Ben's best for the little company, agreed, but would have been great to see again on Weiss-A-Rama Two. Also in the cast were Joe Bo...
by Richard M Roberts
Tue Oct 09, 2018 3:02 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Slapsticon Notes: TAKING THE COUNT (1929) Ben Turpin
Replies: 2
Views: 342

Slapsticon Notes: TAKING THE COUNT (1929) Ben Turpin

TAKING THE COUNT (Weiss Brothers- Artclass released 1929) Director: Jess Robbins Cast: Ben Turpin, Leo White, Addie McPhail. Here’s another rare Weiss Brother epic starring former Sennett Superstar Ben Turpin, picking up a buck after the end of his career as Mack’s biggest money-maker of the twentie...
by Richard M Roberts
Sun Oct 07, 2018 5:17 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: THELMA TODD/ZASU PITTS: THE HAL ROACH COLLECTION 1931-33 Coming in October
Replies: 5
Views: 1578

Re: THELMA TODD/ZASU PITTS: THE HAL ROACH COLLECTION 1931-33 Coming in October

Well, the set comes out this Tuesday, and if you haven't pre-ordered one, amazon now has it for $25.19: https://www.amazon.com/Thelma-Todd-Zasu-Pitts-Collection/dp/B07DPFG4S6/ref=pd_sbs_74_2?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=B07DPFG4S6&pd_rd_r=0cab1446-ca76-11e8-9edf-e1ef8f33f040&pd_rd_w=fiMtR&...
by Richard M Roberts
Tue Oct 02, 2018 6:26 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: THE REJUVENATION OF AUNT MARY (1916) Reggie Morris,
Replies: 0
Views: 232

THE REJUVENATION OF AUNT MARY (1916) Reggie Morris,

Fun early Klaw and Erlanger three-reeler released by Biograph March 15, 1916, directed by Edward Dillon, and featuring Reggie Morris, Gertrude Bambrick, Kate Toncray, Dell Henderson, Dave Morris, Jack Mullhall, and Florence Lee as The Girl From Kalamazoo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jkXlUAChnmQ ...
by Richard M Roberts
Tue Oct 02, 2018 6:22 am
Forum: SILENT MOVIE MAIN
Topic: THE WOMAN IN BLACK (1914) Lionel Barrymore, Alan Hale Sr.
Replies: 0
Views: 362

THE WOMAN IN BLACK (1914) Lionel Barrymore, Alan Hale Sr.

Here's an early Klaw and Erlanger feature released by Biograph November, 1914, directed by Lawrence Marston, and starring Lionel Barrymore, Alan Hale Sr., Mrs. Lawrence Marston, Marie Newton, and Charles Hill Mailes:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1T3HcQReClI

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by Richard M Roberts
Mon Oct 01, 2018 10:53 pm
Forum: SOUND MOVIE MAIN
Topic: AIR MAIL (1932) Pat O'Brien, Ralph Bellamy
Replies: 0
Views: 365

AIR MAIL (1932) Pat O'Brien, Ralph Bellamy

LOC has put up a high-res copy of the 1932 Universal John Ford film AIR MAIL:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LwhLjdJOo4k

A terrific little movie, that Howard Hawks lifted some plot tropes from when he made ONLY ANGELS HAVE WINGS.

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by Richard M Roberts
Mon Oct 01, 2018 10:48 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: MABEL AND FATTY'S WASH DAY (1915) Mabel Normand, Roscoe Arbuckle
Replies: 0
Views: 218

MABEL AND FATTY'S WASH DAY (1915) Mabel Normand, Roscoe Arbuckle

Keystone Comedy released by Mutual January 14, 1915, directed by Roscoe Arbuckle, featuring Mabel and Roscoe with HArry McCoy, Alice Davenport, and Luke the Dog:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ebJupN2OL3c

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by Richard M Roberts
Wed Sep 26, 2018 1:36 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: THELMA TODD/ZASU PITTS: THE HAL ROACH COLLECTION 1931-33 Coming in October
Replies: 5
Views: 1578

Re: THELMA TODD/ZASU PITTS: THE HAL ROACH COLLECTION 1931-33 Coming in October

Our first review from Ivan G. Shreve Jr. over at THRILLING DAYS OF YESTERYEAR:

https://thrillingdaysofyesteryear.wordp ... -are-blue/

Darn fine Ivan, and thank you!

RICHARD M ROBERTS