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by Richard M Roberts
Sat Sep 22, 2018 4:39 am
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Well blow me down with an anchovy.
Replies: 1
Views: 31

Re: Well blow me down with an anchovy.

Tommie Hicks wrote:This looks interesting:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8br7XzITccs



Doesn't it though.

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by Richard M Roberts
Fri Sep 14, 2018 6:22 pm
Forum: SOUND MOVIE MAIN
Topic: Nitrateville Answer Dept: Need Help Identifying Guiarist
Replies: 1
Views: 172

Nitrateville Answer Dept: Need Help Identifying Guiarist

https://www.nitrateville.com/viewtopic.php?f=16&t=27064


It's Dick Morgan, jazz guitarist, banjo player and organist, later with Spike Jones and the City Slickers.

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by Richard M Roberts
Mon Sep 10, 2018 6:46 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: David Pearson needs your help
Replies: 0
Views: 456

David Pearson needs your help

Gang, This is serious, David B. Pearson is one of our mafia members, is a great guy and film historian, and is in serious need of our help right now. This is the GoFundme site that will explain his circumstances, https://www.gofundme.com/fundraiser-for-david-b-pearson and allow you to give. Please d...
by Richard M Roberts
Thu Sep 06, 2018 2:40 am
Forum: CLASSIC TELEVISION
Topic: Brother Theodore/Jerry Lewis/Merv Griffin (1966)
Replies: 6
Views: 692

Re: Brother Theodore/Jerry Lewis/Merv Griffin (1966)

Once Brother Theodore's Lps from the 1960s started showing up on YouTube it became clearer to me than ever that he was a masterful performer: Some of those rants he appeared to do spontaneously on Letterman actually can be heard word for word on the LPs. I always figured he was performing but never...
by Richard M Roberts
Tue Aug 28, 2018 7:32 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: THE GIRL RANCHERS (1913) Lee Moran
Replies: 0
Views: 82

THE GIRL RANCHERS (1913) Lee Moran

An early Al Christie-directed Nestor, released September 12, 1913, and featuring Lee Moran, Marie Walcamp, Stella Adams, Donald McDonald, Laura Oakley, and Max Asher:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tK0Ksl7Prk8


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by Richard M Roberts
Tue Aug 28, 2018 7:31 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: THE GIRL RANCHERS (1913) Lee Moran
Replies: 0
Views: 176

THE GIRL RANCHERS (1913) Lee Moran

An early Al Christie-directed Nestor, released September 12, 1913, and featuring Lee Moran, Marie Walcamp, Stella Adams, Donald McDonald, Laura Oakley, and Max Asher:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tK0Ksl7Prk8


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by Richard M Roberts
Tue Aug 28, 2018 7:08 am
Forum: SILENT MOVIE MAIN
Topic: Here's a really stupid article about silent films
Replies: 1
Views: 446

Here's a really stupid article about silent films

https://silentfilmquarterly.com/2018/08 ... ost-films/

It's wrap-up message is basically, "if it ain't on Youtube, it ain't worth seeing".


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by Richard M Roberts
Tue Aug 28, 2018 6:03 am
Forum: CLASSIC TELEVISION
Topic: Brother Theodore/Jerry Lewis/Merv Griffin (1966)
Replies: 6
Views: 692

Re: Brother Theodore/Jerry Lewis/Merv Griffin (1966)

Here Rob, are a few more things to help you understand Brother Theodore: Talking about Brother Theodore: Joe Dante https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m2dhjKPfaXY&app=desktop Tom Schiller: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a-NpGMN5WDg&app=desktop Dick Cavett: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PGMxB-...
by Richard M Roberts
Mon Aug 27, 2018 11:39 pm
Forum: CLASSIC TELEVISION
Topic: Brother Theodore/Jerry Lewis/Merv Griffin (1966)
Replies: 6
Views: 692

Re: Brother Theodore/Jerry Lewis/Merv Griffin (1966)

I can understand someone not "getting", or even "getting but not liking" Brother Theodore's act, and sadly, television talk shows were not really the form in which he shined. His one-man shows, several of which were recorded, show someone who knows what he is doing, and it's basi...
by Richard M Roberts
Mon Aug 27, 2018 4:38 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: MAX'S VACATION (1914) Max Linder
Replies: 0
Views: 219

MAX'S VACATION (1914) Max Linder

A later Linder Pathe', released in France January 9, 1914, directed by Max Linder and featuring him with Lucy d'Orbel, Georges Gorby, and Gaby Morlay:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_mF2Jlld3xs


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