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by David Hennessy
Tue Mar 11, 2014 12:53 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: What Happened to Kalton C. Lahue
Replies: 12
Views: 6157

Re: What Happened to Kalton C. Lahue

While we're on the topic of Kalton Lahue, I'm curious to know more about Sam Gill. It sounds like a lot of you all know him personally. All I know is that he went to the University of Kansas and I guess now is retired from the Herrick Library. But what happened in between that stirred his interest i...
by David Hennessy
Sun Feb 16, 2014 3:22 pm
Forum: SCM 101
Topic: What movie is this?
Replies: 3
Views: 6106

Re: What movie is this?

Thank you all for your replies!
Now I'll go looking for a DVD of Edward Everett Horton (is there even is such a thing?)
by David Hennessy
Sat Feb 15, 2014 2:32 pm
Forum: SCM 101
Topic: What movie is this?
Replies: 3
Views: 6106

What movie is this?

Hi everyone-- I was watching this music video from Poland and they have this silent comedy movie in it. I was wondering if you could tell me the name of the movie and who the main actors are as it looks like a good film (the first clip starts around :19 and then another one at around :30 and so on)....
by David Hennessy
Tue Jan 07, 2014 8:22 pm
Forum: SCM 101
Topic: From Silent to Sound
Replies: 5
Views: 7335

From Silent to Sound

Why did some clowns make the transition from silent to sound better than others? What were the determining factors?
by David Hennessy
Fri Jan 03, 2014 11:59 am
Forum: SCM 101
Topic: Leo McCarey
Replies: 9
Views: 9693

Re: Leo McCarey

Thank you for your comments Richard as it has helped me put Bogdanovich's interview with McCarey (in the book "Who the Devil Made It") in it's proper perspective....here's a part of it where he talks about Charlie Chase: How did you come to direct for Roach? I had so many ideas for gags th...
by David Hennessy
Thu Jan 02, 2014 2:21 pm
Forum: SCM 101
Topic: Leo McCarey
Replies: 9
Views: 9693

Leo McCarey

Dear Mafia Members--- Thank you for re-opening the registration to this site. My name is David Hennessy and I have been enjoying your site for a while. My question for you all is this: I was wondering how much credit should be given to Leo McCarey in the creation and development of Laurel and Hardy....