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by Louie Despres
Mon Feb 26, 2018 11:12 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: THE ROUND-UP starring Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle
Replies: 16
Views: 5206

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

THIS may actually get me to buy a blu-ray player. I can't wait!
by Louie Despres
Mon Feb 19, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: CLASSIC TELEVISION
Topic: Does it ever end?
Replies: 3
Views: 3470

Re: Does it ever end?

Unfortunately, the database of who appeared in episodes which aren't out on DVD are pretty scarce, so anyone have any prints or know of a database or where documents might be held, which might give information? Louie, Richard Bann has mentioned that he acquired dozens of Bob Cummings' personal 16mm...
by Louie Despres
Mon Dec 25, 2017 4:40 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: The Annual Merry Mafiosi Christmas Greeting
Replies: 2
Views: 910

Re: The Annual Merry Mafiosi Christmas Greeting

Best wishes for all!
by Louie Despres
Sun Sep 03, 2017 10:02 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: MAKING GOOD (1926) Collegians
Replies: 1
Views: 1144

Re: MAKING GOOD (1926) Collegians

I love this series.
by Louie Despres
Sat Jul 01, 2017 9:37 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: DUMB'S THE WORD (1937) Edgar Kennedy, Billy Franey
Replies: 1
Views: 1363

Re: DUMB'S THE WORD (1937) Edgar Kennedy, Billy Franey

Did Eddie Dunn appear in every movie in the 30's? Seems like it.
by Louie Despres
Tue Apr 11, 2017 1:04 am
Forum: SILENT MOVIE MAIN
Topic: Stills from Silent Wellman Films Needed
Replies: 1
Views: 1545

Re: Stills from Silent Wellman Films Needed

I know it's not listed but I may have a couple candids on the set of "Wings" shot by El Brendel.
by Louie Despres
Thu Mar 16, 2017 2:01 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Nitrateville Nitwittery: WHEN COMEDY WAS KING
Replies: 31
Views: 10119

Re: Nitrateville Nitwittery: WHEN COMEDY WAS KING

Not to belabor the point, but as soon as Ron Hutchinson announced a new DVD set of incredibly rare 1928-29 Vitaphone shorts, someone pipes up complaining that they didn't include Keystone Hotel. Ron patiently explained that this set has every restoration completed to date and that it would be years...
by Louie Despres
Mon Feb 27, 2017 9:33 pm
Forum: THE PASSING PARADE
Topic: Richard Schickel
Replies: 8
Views: 3289

Re: Richard Schickel

Too many "critics" go before the film with knives poised, daring it to entertain them, to make them laugh, etc., or their heads are filled (if they are filled with anything) with too many pre-conceived notions and expectations, which is why when I read something like "how can Buster ...
by Louie Despres
Sat Feb 11, 2017 9:49 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: THE OLD WALLOP (1927) Our Gang
Replies: 6
Views: 2799

Re: THE OLD WALLOP (1927) Our Gang

Yeah, I posted "Snappy Sneezer" knowing it was going to get pulled but for fans who wanted to see it I let them know. Then again, we'll never see any Chase DVD/blu release from the likes of Dick Bann & Co., just his precious 16mm prints that only he has. Oh well.