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by Richard M Roberts
Sat Jun 16, 2018 6:45 am
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Slapsticon Notes: PROFESSOR BEWARE (1938)
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Views: 108

Slapsticon Notes: PROFESSOR BEWARE (1938)

PROFESSOR BEWARE (Harold Lloyd Corp- Paramount Pictures released June 20, 1938) Director: Elliot Nugent, Writers: Delmer Daves, Jack Cunningham, Clyde Bruckman, based on a story by Crampton Harris, Francis M. Cockrell, Marian B. Cockrell. Camera: Archie Stout, Editor: Duncan Mansfield. Cast: Harold ...
by Richard M Roberts
Sun Jun 03, 2018 2:23 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: LET'S BUILD (1923) Spat Family
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Views: 240

LET'S BUILD (1923) Spat Family

Here's one of the hard-to see Spat Family Comedies, produced by Hal Roach, released by Pathe" September 16, 1923, directed by Scott Pembroke, with Frank Butler, Laura Roesslng, and Sidney D'Albrook:

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


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by Richard M Roberts
Sat Jun 02, 2018 10:27 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: EXCUSE MY DUST (1920) Wallace Reid
Replies: 1
Views: 197

EXCUSE MY DUST (1920) Wallace Reid

A fun Wallace Reid racing comedy released by Paramount March 21, 1920, directed by Sam Wood, and Featuring Reid with Wallace Reid Jr. playing his son as well in the film, and Ann Little, Guy Oliver, Theodore Roberts, Tully Marchall, and Walter Long in support: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UMcAPPv...
by Richard M Roberts
Fri Jun 01, 2018 6:07 am
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Slapsticon Notes: THE SCRIBE (1966)
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Views: 367

Slapsticon Notes: THE SCRIBE (1966)

I've had some requests to put up some more notes from the Slapsticon Program Books, so here's one for the last film Buster Keaton ever made: THE SCRIBE (Film-Tele Productions- Construction Safety Associations of Ontario released May, 1966) Director: John Sebert, Producers: Ann and Kenneth Ray-Heeley...
by Richard M Roberts
Fri May 25, 2018 4:36 am
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Slapsticon notes: SEE AMERICA THIRST (1930)
Replies: 1
Views: 364

Slapsticon notes: SEE AMERICA THIRST (1930)

I saw on some Facebook page that somebody is going to get to see the "almost lost" ("almost lost"? Nope, my print is still on the shelf) Harry Langdon- Slim Summerville comedy SEE AMERICA THIRST at UCLA, so I thought it a good time to put up my original program notes for the film...
by Richard M Roberts
Tue May 22, 2018 3:56 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: CROSS COUNTRY RUN (1929) The Collegians
Replies: 0
Views: 238

CROSS COUNTRY RUN (1929) The Collegians

Another in the continuing adventures of The Collegians, released by Universal June 10, 1929, directed by Harry L. Fraser from a script co-written by Phil Dunham, featuring George Lewis, Dorothy Gulliver, Eddie Phillips, and Hayden Stevenson: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c-lDlGUx6Js RICHARD M ROBE...
by Richard M Roberts
Tue May 22, 2018 3:50 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: FIGHTING TO WIN (1926) The Collegians
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Views: 186

FIGHTING TO WIN (1926) The Collegians

Here's another episode of the long-running Collegians series, released by Universal November 22, 1926, directed by Harry Edwards, and featuring George Lewis, Dorothy Gulliver, Eddie Phillips, and Bud Jamison as "Red Strange":


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=24_llRBsLg4


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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: 529

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: 17001

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: 17001

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...