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by Richard M Roberts
Sat Dec 09, 2017 3:12 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: BANG! (1921) Lige Conley, Jimmie Adams
Replies: 0
Views: 89

BANG! (1921) Lige Conley, Jimmie Adams

Here's a Jack White Mermaid Comedy, released by Educational March 27, 1921, directed by Jack White, and featuring JImmie Adams, Lige Conley, Earl Montgomery, and Otto Fries:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sKdqw60e090

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by Richard M Roberts
Fri Dec 08, 2017 12:22 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: CORNFED (1924) Bobby Vernon, Jack Duffy
Replies: 0
Views: 75

CORNFED (1924) Bobby Vernon, Jack Duffy

Here's the aforementioned by Mr. Hicks Christie-Educational Comedy, reel one only, directed by Gil Pratt and featuring Bobby Vernon, Jack Duffy, Duane Thompson, Victor Rodman, George B. French, Lincoln Plummer and George Williams, released May 4, 1924: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K-VzW_muC-w&...
by Richard M Roberts
Fri Dec 08, 2017 12:13 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: HOLD `ER COWBOY (1928) Bobby Vernon, Andy Clyde
Replies: 2
Views: 156

Re: HOLD `ER COWBOY (1928) Bobby Vernon, Andy Clyde

Though I have a monochrome file of this title I did check this out anyway and it had a wonderful tint to the print I had not seen before. However I found a link on Youtube on this film's page for Vernon's CORNFED (1924), a title that has eluded me before now. I noticed a cameraman credit for Alfred...
by Richard M Roberts
Wed Dec 06, 2017 7:51 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: HOLD `ER COWBOY (1928) Bobby Vernon, Andy Clyde
Replies: 2
Views: 156

HOLD `ER COWBOY (1928) Bobby Vernon, Andy Clyde

An Al Christie Paramount released June 2, 1928, directed by William Watson, featuring Bobby Vernon with Francis Lee, William Blaisdell, Stella Adams, Harry Martell, Bud Ross, Dorothy Vernon, Billy Bletcher, and a moonlighting Andy Clyde grabbing what he can while Sennett was between closing his old ...
by Richard M Roberts
Fri Dec 01, 2017 1:45 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: CLARITA Y PADILLA VAN A LOS TOROS (1915) Benito Perojo
Replies: 0
Views: 108

CLARITA Y PADILLA VAN A LOS TOROS (1915) Benito Perojo

Here's another short film from early Spanish Chaplin impersonator and later Film Director Benito Perojo, released in 1915 by Patria Films:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zRjKm9AxZRk


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by Richard M Roberts
Thu Nov 30, 2017 11:07 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: A MODEL HUSBAND (1916) Harry Myers, Rosemary Theby
Replies: 0
Views: 67

A MODEL HUSBAND (1916) Harry Myers, Rosemary Theby

Newly Preserved Myers and Theby Victor Comedy put up on the NFPF site:


https://www.filmpreservation.org/preser ... sband-1916


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by Richard M Roberts
Thu Nov 30, 2017 12:13 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Pioneer Lois Weber used locations before Chaplin and Keaton
Replies: 4
Views: 160

Re: Pioneer Lois Weber used locations before Chaplin and Keaton

Well John, then perhaps the lines in your text should read, "Lois Weber shot at these locations before Chaplin and Keaton", not "Weber shot there first", it gives an impression that Weber has actually invented something, or had the brilliant idea to use these locations for the fi...
by Richard M Roberts
Wed Nov 29, 2017 3:15 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Pioneer Lois Weber used locations before Chaplin and Keaton
Replies: 4
Views: 160

Re: Pioneer Lois Weber used locations before Chaplin and Keaton

Well actually, it didn't take me that long to find the Colorado Street Bridge being used in Keystone's LOVE, SPEED AND THRILLS (released January 18, 1915) a good year before Weber:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ti27vQBe6Qc

look around the 12:43 mark.

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by Richard M Roberts
Wed Nov 29, 2017 3:03 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Pioneer Lois Weber used locations before Chaplin and Keaton
Replies: 4
Views: 160

Re: Pioneer Lois Weber used locations before Chaplin and Keaton

John, I'm afraid there are a few too many missing movies and/or just ones you may have not seen to be able to make a "first" claim for Lois Weber using these locations. I know I have seen the Colorado Street Bridge in Sennett Keystones and other studios films made before 1916, though it ma...
by Richard M Roberts
Mon Nov 27, 2017 12:48 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: THE BARGAIN HUNT (1928) Smith Family
Replies: 1
Views: 140

THE BARGAIN HUNT (1928) Smith Family

A rare Smith Family comedy, in a Pathegrams edition (probably all that exists), produced by Mack Sennett, released by Pathe" October 14, 1928, directed by Phil Whitman and featuring Raymond McKee, Ruth Hiatt, Mary Ann Jackson, Andy Clyde, George Gray, Carmelita Geraughty, Art Rowlands, Gordon L...

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