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by Richard M Roberts
Sun Sep 26, 2021 1:33 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: BASHFUL JIM (1925) Ralph Graves, Alice Day
Replies: 0
Views: 93

BASHFUL JIM (1925) Ralph Graves, Alice Day

Fun Mack Sennett comedy released by Pathe" March 8, 1925, directed by Eddie Cline and featuring Ralph Graves, Alice Day, William McCall, Marvin Loback, Sunshine Hart, Joe Young, Thelma Parr and Thelma Hill:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rHaJpCx4ZEo

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by Richard M Roberts
Sun Sep 26, 2021 1:29 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: BY MIGHT OF HIS RIGHT (1915) Mr and Mrs sidney Drew
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Views: 52

BY MIGHT OF HIS RIGHT (1915) Mr and Mrs sidney Drew

Another rare Vitagraph comedy featuring a young Donald McBride appearing with Mr. And Mrs. Sidney Drew, released by Vitagraph December 31, 1915 and Directed by Sidney Drew:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x79V3dVqua4

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by Richard M Roberts
Sat Sep 25, 2021 2:51 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: DOUBLE TROUBLE (1915) Douglas Fairbanks Sr.
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Views: 83

DOUBLE TROUBLE (1915) Douglas Fairbanks Sr.

Here's Douglas Fairbanks Sr's 2nd feature for Triangle released December 5, 1915, directed by Christy Cabanne and featuring Doug with Margery Wilson, Gladys Brockwell, Richard Cummings, Olga Grey, and Tom Kennedy:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PUWJ6TlmJ0o

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by Richard M Roberts
Mon Sep 20, 2021 9:27 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: THE HELPLESS HELPER (1927) Al Joy
Replies: 3
Views: 468

Re: THE HELPLESS HELPER (1927) Al Joy

It surely says something that a number of the Nitwitvile Nitwits seem to like the picture, and the general comments elsewhere are pretty much the standard shock and horror. Al Joy apparently speaks to the Carl Dreyer fans.

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by Richard M Roberts
Thu Sep 16, 2021 3:49 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: THE HELPLESS HELPER (1927) Al Joy
Replies: 3
Views: 468

Re: THE HELPLESS HELPER 91927) Al Joy

William Ferry wrote:Richard, I'm sure I missed something. Were there ANY gags in that picture?



Just the sounds you make while trying to stomach it.


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by Richard M Roberts
Thu Sep 16, 2021 7:20 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: THE HELPLESS HELPER (1927) Al Joy
Replies: 3
Views: 468

THE HELPLESS HELPER (1927) Al Joy

Our revenge upon the World, here it is, the film in which you can re-calibrate all of your comedy film tastes, one of the magnum opuses of Al Joy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dJcJF25cfkE Have a comfortable chair, be prepared for a lie down after, but rest assured after you see it, whatever else ...
by Richard M Roberts
Sat Sep 11, 2021 11:52 pm
Forum: SILENT MOVIE MAIN
Topic: HER INDIAN HERO (1912) Jack Conway, Dorothy Davenport
Replies: 0
Views: 319

HER INDIAN HERO (1912) Jack Conway, Dorothy Davenport

Early Nestor Western released April 17, 1912, directed by Milton H. Fahrney and featuring Jack Conway, Dorothy Davenport, George Gebhardt, Victoria Forde, Eugenie Forde, and Russell Bassett:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ptCWLM1lmc

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by Richard M Roberts
Sat Sep 11, 2021 10:28 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: MR. ADAM (1933) Ernest Truex
Replies: 0
Views: 360

MR. ADAM (1933) Ernest Truex

An Ernest Truex Educational comedy from late 1933, from a 35mm original:

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

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by Richard M Roberts
Sat Sep 11, 2021 9:31 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: MABEL LOST AND WON (1915) Mabel Normand
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Views: 236

MABEL LOST AND WON (1915) Mabel Normand

Reasonably rare Mabel Normand Keystone, released by Mutual June 3, 1915, directed by Mack Sennett, and featuring mabel with Owen Moore, Alice Davenport, Hugh Fay, Fontaine La Rue, and Mack Swain:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NJw5II9Tebg

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