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by Rob Stone
Mon Feb 18, 2019 11:50 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Larry Semon DVDs
Replies: 11
Views: 3670

Re: Larry Semon DVDs

The long overdue Kino Lorber/Library of Congress/Lobster double BluRay will be out in the Fall and will have a couple of Larry Semon comedies on it that were sourced from 35mm nitrate. Also the double BluRay of Vitagraph comedies coming from Kino Lorber/Library of Congress will have a hour or so Sem...
by Rob Stone
Wed Oct 31, 2018 7:38 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: HIS DAY OUT (1918) Billy West (foreign version)
Replies: 6
Views: 3297

Re: HIS DAY OUT (1918) Billy West (foreign version)

Man at the table looks like Harry Naughton who would shortly become producer Louis Burtein’s nephew-in-law by marrying LB’s niece Millie. They all had worked at Vim in Jacksonville.
by Rob Stone
Wed Oct 31, 2018 7:35 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: THE BACKYARD (1920) Jimmy Aubrey, Oliver Hardy
Replies: 2
Views: 1392

Re: THE BACKYARD (1920) Jimmy Aubrey, Oliver Hardy

Nobody at the Library, the NFPF does these..... and yes, way, way tooooo slow.
by Rob Stone
Sun Feb 12, 2017 11:14 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Larry Semon - The Head Waiter
Replies: 4
Views: 2051

Re: Larry Semon - The Head Waiter

Updating the book soon.... for me that means a couple of years.

The discs will be mainly complete films but will include fragments as extra material. Hoping to have the complete Galloping Ghosts.
by Rob Stone
Sat Feb 11, 2017 11:04 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Larry Semon - The Head Waiter
Replies: 4
Views: 2051

Re: Larry Semon - The Head Waiter

It will be on one of two forthcoming DVD/BluRays from Kino Lorber. Either one featuring Vitagraph comedies, or one of Laurel or Hardy solo films. Both curated by yours truly.
by Rob Stone
Tue Jul 29, 2014 12:21 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: HER FIRST KISS (1919) Fox Sunshine Comedy
Replies: 3
Views: 1811

Re: HER FIRST KISS (1919) Fox Sunshine Comedy

Please note that the website being sourced is the National Film Preservation Foundation and NOT the Library of Congress. Transfers on the NFPF site are done by the NFPF and not by LC.
by Rob Stone
Mon Jul 14, 2014 8:23 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Almost MOSTLY LOST
Replies: 11
Views: 4243

Almost MOSTLY LOST

Starting tomorrow some of the first attendees for MOSTLY LOST 3 will start showing up in Culpeper. Really looking forward to this year's workshop. Over 120 attendees this year, some very cool programs, and many very unidentified films to watch. Thanks to all who are showing up and participating. I g...
by Rob Stone
Sun Jun 29, 2014 8:20 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: MOSTLY LOST registration closing!
Replies: 0
Views: 1024

MOSTLY LOST registration closing!

There are just 2 days left to register for Mostly Lost 3: A Film Identification Workshop. The event takes place Thursday July 17th through Saturday July 19th at the Library of Congress Packard Campus in Culpeper, Virginia. For more information about the event or to register, please visit http://www....
by Rob Stone
Fri May 16, 2014 9:28 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: MOSTLY LOST Registration now open!
Replies: 0
Views: 924

MOSTLY LOST Registration now open!

MOSTLY LOST 3 registration is now open. Go to: http://www.culpepertheatre.org/mostly-lost/ for more details and to register. The Library of Congress National Audio-Visual Conservation Center, Packard Campus presents “Mostly Lost 3: A Film Identification Workshop” on July 17-19, 2014 in Culpeper, Vir...
by Rob Stone
Sun Nov 17, 2013 7:28 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: C.K. Comedies question
Replies: 11
Views: 5741

Re: C.K. Comedies question

Without getting into the is she or isn't she argument let me pitch in on what I know about Burns and Stull at C.K. .... which isn't much. After leaving Lubin the two made some films for Royal and Komic, and then apparently some at C.K., before shooting a pilot film for their Pokes and Jabbs series t...