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by Louie Despres
Thu Sep 24, 2020 10:59 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Thief Catcher, Slapsticon, and Gierucki on German TV
Replies: 2
Views: 420

Re: Thief Catcher, Slapsticon, and Gierucki on German TV

I was there. Quite an exciting night.
by Louie Despres
Sun Feb 03, 2019 11:16 pm
Forum: SOUND MOVIE MAIN
Topic: Ron Hutchison passes away
Replies: 3
Views: 6157

Re: Ron Hutchison passes away

Ron was a dear friend and one of the first ones who encouraged me in my research into the life and career of El Brendel. A terrible loss.
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: 16523

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: 9830

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: 3542

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: 3016

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: 3700

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: 4101

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: 26069

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...