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by Richard M Roberts
Wed May 25, 2022 5:35 am
Forum: SILENT MOVIE MAIN
Topic: NItrateville Correction: SKY HIGH (1922)
Replies: 0
Views: 24

NItrateville Correction: SKY HIGH (1922)

I have to correct a recent statement made by Ben Model regarding his current Kickstartered Tom Mix Blu-Ray: https://www.nitrateville.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=33128 and the 1922 Mix film SKY HIGH, in which he states: "This film has never been available on home video. (Unless you count a 2010 ...
by Richard M Roberts
Fri May 20, 2022 12:55 am
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: A HOLLYWOOD STAR (1929) Harry Gribbon
Replies: 0
Views: 104

A HOLLYWOOD STAR (1929) Harry Gribbon

An actually funny Mack Sennett-Educational talkie, directed by Mack Sennett and featuring Harry Gribbon, andy Clyde, Marjorie Beebe, Patsy O'Leary, Bert Swor, Hubert Diltz, Del Porter, Art Rowlands, Earl Stafford, and Kathryn Stanley:

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

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by Richard M Roberts
Sat May 14, 2022 10:52 am
Forum: CLASSIC TELEVISION
Topic: Boris Karloff on TEXACO STAR THEATER (1952) with MIlton Berle
Replies: 0
Views: 258

Boris Karloff on TEXACO STAR THEATER (1952) with MIlton Berle

From April 29, 1952, broadcast on NBC, Berle even manages to crack up old pro Boris as he rips off Abbott and Costello:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t0gLMm4bPwQ

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by Richard M Roberts
Thu May 12, 2022 3:59 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: THE ACID TEST (1932) Tom Howard
Replies: 1
Views: 318

THE ACID TEST (1932) Tom Howard

An Educational comedy released November 27, 1932 starring vaudevillian and radio performer Tom Howard, directed by Aubrey Scotto and featuring Howard with his partner George Shelton, Owen Martin, Delores Demonde, Barton McLane and Donald Macbride. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kom2ZszE13c Geno Cud...
by Richard M Roberts
Fri Apr 29, 2022 5:22 pm
Forum: SOUND MOVIE MAIN
Topic: THE BLACK WIDOW (1931) William J. Burns
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Views: 425

THE BLACK WIDOW (1931) William J. Burns

One of the William J Burns Detective Mysteries shorts released by Educational in 1931 (and not Fox, as the endless opening history lesson says, Fox didn't start distributing Educational releases until the 1933-34 season):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vI3d089ZixU
by Richard M Roberts
Sun Apr 24, 2022 2:47 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: HELLO SAILORS (1934) Tom Patricola, Buster West
Replies: 0
Views: 302

HELLO SAILORS (1934) Tom Patricola, Buster West

Patricola and West in another Educational comedy:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6hEMIWOiwbc


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by Richard M Roberts
Fri Apr 22, 2022 7:01 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: THE HAUNTED LOUNGE (1908) Ben Turpin
Replies: 1
Views: 321

THE HAUNTED LOUNGE (1908) Ben Turpin

The early Essanay Turpin's continue, this one from 1908:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UtUfk0jXBWQ

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by Richard M Roberts
Fri Apr 22, 2022 6:59 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: THE NEIGHBORS KIDS (1909) Ben Turpin
Replies: 1
Views: 272

THE NEIGHBORS KIDS (1909) Ben Turpin

Another early Ben Turpin Essanay appearance from 1909 which shows kids were just as annoying over 100 years ago as today:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7MHOdLpSEIA

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by Richard M Roberts
Fri Apr 22, 2022 1:36 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Two Ben Turpin First Reels
Replies: 1
Views: 649

Two Ben Turpin First Reels

As it says, here's the first reel of Ben's Vogue comedy CAUGHT IN THE END (1917):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hXRkfe5Cd4o&t=129s

And here's the first reel of Ben's Mack Sennett comedy ROMEO AND JULIET (1924):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lKaxeo32qRI&t=9s


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by Richard M Roberts
Thu Apr 21, 2022 1:26 am
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Two with Tom Patricola
Replies: 0
Views: 269

Two with Tom Patricola

Two Educationals starring Tom Patricola (but no Buster West, despite the Atlas TV titles):

THE GOOD BAD MAN (1933):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U-74QoUnlJ8

NORTH OF ZERO (1934):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RZuB2heRy8Y


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