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by Joan Myers
Thu Jan 13, 2011 11:59 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: watch "His Musical Sneeze" - now online at DFI site
Replies: 11
Views: 9726

Re: watch "His Musical Sneeze" - now online at DFI site

Thank you, Ben, for bringing this to our attention. I've been looking forward to seeing this film ever since it was discovered and identified several years back. The rabbit and skunk I can accept, but where the hell did the lion come from? Never mind; it's a Lehrman/Jack White film. SQUEEEEEEE!! Vi...
by Joan Myers
Thu Jan 07, 2010 9:31 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: And HELLO???
Replies: 24
Views: 17769

Re: And HELLO???

Louie Despres wrote:Got mine in yesterday and today it's going back to B&N today. It was destroyed by the USPS!


Wow, they must have really worked at it. The book is HUGE.

Joan
by Joan Myers
Thu Dec 17, 2009 11:28 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: And HELLO???
Replies: 24
Views: 17769

And HELLO???

Can we hear a rousing cheer for Brent Walker and Mack Sennett's Fun Factory?

Joan
by Joan Myers
Thu Dec 17, 2009 9:55 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Tom Reeder's article on Henry Lehrman in The Galitzianer
Replies: 3
Views: 3890

Tom Reeder's article on Henry Lehrman in The Galitzianer

I'm not sure why Tom Reeder is being so modest, but I'll flack for him. Tom has just had a remarkably good article on Henry Lehrman published in The Galitzianer, the journal of the Galitzian Jewish Genealogical Society. I don't know if issues of The Galitzianer are available for individual purchase,...
by Joan Myers
Fri Dec 04, 2009 4:18 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Johnny Dooley Comedies
Replies: 9
Views: 9304

Re: Johnny Dooley Comedies

Thanks to all youse mafiosi!

Joan
by Joan Myers
Thu Dec 03, 2009 5:37 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Johnny Dooley Comedies
Replies: 9
Views: 9304

Re: Johnny Dooley Comedies

Thomas Reeder wrote:It was filmed. From the Oswego Daily Palladium, 11/16/1920:
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So the deal didn't fall through after all. Do we know if Johnny Dooley made any other comedies in this series?
Thanks!

Joan
by Joan Myers
Thu Dec 03, 2009 4:15 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Johnny Dooley Comedies
Replies: 9
Views: 9304

Johnny Dooley Comedies

We have a news clipping that tangentially discusses Johnny Dooley Comedies. "Several enthusiastic capitalists and clothing merchants had organized the Johnny Dooley Comedies, to run a series of pictures featuring the comedian. One of them was called 'Hearts and Arts." Supposedly this ventu...
by Joan Myers
Wed Nov 11, 2009 2:44 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: A Kiss for Mary Pickford: Stolen Moments #25
Replies: 0
Views: 2512

A Kiss for Mary Pickford: Stolen Moments #25

Donna Hill interviews Hugh Munro Neely regarding Mary Pickford and the Pickford Foundation for Stolen Moments.

http://rudyfan.libsyn.com/index.php?post_id=547957

Joan
by Joan Myers
Wed Sep 23, 2009 12:00 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Fred Balshofer, by Larry Semon
Replies: 4
Views: 4761

Fred Balshofer, by Larry Semon

I found this clipping last night in Fred Balshofer's scrapbooks at the Margaret Herrick Library. I can't read the date on my copy, but as I recall it's from mid-1916. It is very cool.

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Joan