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by Richard M Roberts
Sun May 20, 2018 10:56 pm
Forum: SILENT MOVIE MAIN
Topic: BLUE JEANS (1917) Viola Dana, Robert Walker
Replies: 0
Views: 50

BLUE JEANS (1917) Viola Dana, Robert Walker

John H. Collins was a terrific Director who's life and career were sadly cur short by the Influenza epidemic of 1918, if he had lived, he would have most likely been hailed and remembered in the same class as D. W. Griffith, Cecil B. Demille and others of that ilk. BLUE JEANS is one of Collins few s...
by Richard M Roberts
Wed May 09, 2018 11:19 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: SMILEAGE GUARANTEED HAL ROACH BOOK ON SALE NOW!
Replies: 46
Views: 16192

Re: SMILEAGE GUARANTEED HAL ROACH BOOK ON SALE NOW!

Hey Gang, Just in case one of you stragglers who missed the boat in getting this are reading, there is actually a collectible copy currently up for sale on amazon: https://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/0989301907/ref=tmm_other_meta_binding_collectible_olp_sr?ie=UTF8&condition=collectible&...
by Richard M Roberts
Sun May 06, 2018 9:27 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: SMILEAGE GUARANTEED HAL ROACH BOOK ON SALE NOW!
Replies: 46
Views: 16192

Re: SMILEAGE GUARANTEED HAL ROACH BOOK ON SALE NOW!

Hey Gang, Just in case one of you stragglers who missed the boat in getting this are reading, there is actually a collectible copy currently up for sale on amazon: https://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/0989301907/ref=tmm_other_meta_binding_collectible_olp_sr?ie=UTF8&condition=collectible&q...
by Richard M Roberts
Tue May 01, 2018 2:23 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: HER BRIDAL NIGHTMARE (1920) Colleen Moore
Replies: 2
Views: 344

Re: HER BRIDAL NIGHTMARE (1920) Colleen Moore

I don't know if anyone else has put this out on DVD, I have a print of it. Sometimes we have to just take what we get.

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by Richard M Roberts
Sun Apr 29, 2018 11:38 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: HER BRIDAL NIGHTMARE (1920) Colleen Moore
Replies: 2
Views: 344

HER BRIDAL NIGHTMARE (1920) Colleen Moore

Early Colleen Moore comedy two-reeler produced and directed by Al Christie, released January 30, 1920, featuring Colleen with Earle Rodney, Eddie Barry, Helen Darling, and Gino Corrado:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z_nY4lA-l4o


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by Richard M Roberts
Fri Apr 20, 2018 6:59 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: AL LITTLE CYCLING BEFORE BREAKFAST WITH AL ST JOHN (1925)
Replies: 1
Views: 374

AL LITTLE CYCLING BEFORE BREAKFAST WITH AL ST JOHN (1925)

Here's another little goodie on the UCLA Youtube site:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ZEPNJLeuR8


This footage was turned up years ago by our Al Joy Fanclub group sorting through unidentified nitrates at UCLA years ago.


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by Richard M Roberts
Sun Apr 15, 2018 10:27 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: THE ROUND-UP starring Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle
Replies: 12
Views: 2240

Re: THE ROUND-UP starring Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle

Were the two Keystone half-reelers A BANDIT and PEEPING PETE derived from paper prints? If so, many paper print silent comedies at the LOC will rival film in future restorations. I was surprised to find out that those two films were filmed in Tijuanna. No, A BANDIT and PEEPING PETE were from a nitr...
by Richard M Roberts
Wed Apr 11, 2018 12:36 am
Forum: SILENT MOVIE MAIN
Topic: THE WERE-TIGER (1925) Hedda Nova
Replies: 1
Views: 836

THE WERE-TIGER (1925) Hedda Nova

Were-Tiger?

There-tiger!

Here's a short silent drama released by Chesterfield Pictures Corp in May of 1925, produced by Colonel William Selig, directed by Paul Hurst, and featuring Hedda Nova and Jules Cowles:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PaD5RjM-ALQ


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by Richard M Roberts
Tue Apr 10, 2018 12:02 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: BRING HOME THE TURKEY (1927) Our Gang
Replies: 4
Views: 794

Re: BRING HOME THE TURKEY (1927) Our Gang

Hi Tommy. No, doesn't look like Joe Roberts to me. Besides, I think he'd been dead for a few years when this film was made. - SteveR Neither of my namesakes are in BRING HOME THE TURKEY, Theodore Roberts only appeared in one comedy short and that's the 1929 Smitty comedy UNCLE'S VISIT, and that's h...
by Richard M Roberts
Mon Apr 09, 2018 4:06 pm
Forum: CLASSIC TELEVISION
Topic: OUR GANG on THE TOMORROW SHOW (1974)
Replies: 0
Views: 809

OUR GANG on THE TOMORROW SHOW (1974)

Here's Spanky, Stymie, Darla, Buckwheat and Tom Snyder on an early TOMORROW SHOW broadcast November 12, 1974:

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

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