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by Uli Ruedel
Thu Aug 28, 2014 2:06 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: That Early French Short with a Crowd Chasing an Ape
Replies: 4
Views: 1770

Re: That Early French Short with a Crowd Chasing an Ape

Hi Rob & Steve, wouldn't that be La Course au Singe (1909) in Retour de Flamme Vol.2 , also included (as The Monkey Race ) in Saved from the Flames ? http://www.dvdclassik.com/critique/la-course-au-singe http://www.flickeralley.com/catalog/item/saved-from-the-flames/hardgood Uli
by Uli Ruedel
Thu Aug 14, 2014 4:08 am
Forum: Books, DVDs, Broadcasts & Screenings
Topic: Laurel and Hardy on Stage book / CD set
Replies: 1
Views: 4649

Laurel and Hardy on Stage book / CD set

Quietly released and now ready for online order, apparently:
http://www.laurelandhardyonstage.com/

Uli
by Uli Ruedel
Mon Aug 04, 2014 1:50 pm
Forum: Books, DVDs, Broadcasts & Screenings
Topic: Jacques Tati Blu-ray
Replies: 1
Views: 4066

Re: Jacques Tati Blu-ray

... and, not unexpectedly, Criterion tops it with their own set, adding some of the earlier extra features I listed:
http://www.criterion.com/boxsets/1069-the-complete-jacques-tati

Uli
by Uli Ruedel
Mon Aug 04, 2014 1:16 pm
Forum: CLASSIC TELEVISION
Topic: LIFE WITH BUSTER KEATON: BUSTER IN THE JUNGLE (1951)
Replies: 11
Views: 6921

Re: LIFE WITH BUSTER KEATON: BUSTER IN THE JUNGLE (1951)

Indeed - a couple Dutch-subtitled 16mm prints I've seen ( Army Story and Gorilla Story ) also support the idea that it enjoyed rather widespread global sales. I also wonder how many foreign television shows Keaton might have appeared in -- that is, whether Es darf gelacht werden (Germany 1962, presu...
by Uli Ruedel
Sun Aug 03, 2014 1:27 pm
Forum: CLASSIC TELEVISION
Topic: LIFE WITH BUSTER KEATON: BUSTER IN THE JUNGLE (1951)
Replies: 11
Views: 6921

Re: LIFE WITH BUSTER KEATON: BUSTER IN THE JUNGLE (1951)

That one has been available e.g. from Shokus Video, and has apparently been theatrically released in the UK as The Gorilla Story . It was also included in the German, dubbed Buster Keaton in Wild West , which has some material I haven't seen elsewhere (i.e. in its original English) yet, most frustra...
by Uli Ruedel
Sat Aug 02, 2014 1:39 pm
Forum: Books, DVDs, Broadcasts & Screenings
Topic: FOOTLIGHTS and THE WORLD OF LIMELIGHT
Replies: 0
Views: 2871

FOOTLIGHTS and THE WORLD OF LIMELIGHT

... realizing that is hasn't been discussed or even just posted here -- the marvelous Cineteca di Bologna book combining Chaplin's hitherto unpublished novella FOOTLIGHTS with THE WORLD OF LIMELIGHT by David Robinson (on the film, its biographical background and the London and music hall / ballet ba...
by Uli Ruedel
Tue Apr 15, 2014 2:05 pm
Forum: Books, DVDs, Broadcasts & Screenings
Topic: British Pathé to open up entire film archive of 85K videos
Replies: 2
Views: 4430

British Pathé to open up entire film archive of 85K videos

http://www.thedrum.com/news/2014/04/15/british-path-releases-entire-film-archive-85k-videos-youtube#M1JcsVP0jHPGoHfX.01 A number of newsreel treasures and rushes (previously only available in small, heavily compressed watermarked previews or purchased for full licensing fees, if I recall correctly)...
by Uli Ruedel
Fri Apr 04, 2014 3:30 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Kinescopes/early TV
Replies: 3
Views: 2594

Re: Kinescopes/early TV

There are several shows (including the ones with Keaton and the Three Stooges), and an outtake reel, on the Internet Archive.

Uli