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by Joe Migliore
Thu Sep 04, 2014 8:37 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Richard M.Roberts Banned from Nitrateville
Replies: 118
Views: 79709

Re: Richard M.Roberts Banned from Nitrateville

Louie Despres wrote:
DON'T GET ME STARTED ON THE IMMIGRANT'S MISSING FRAMES!!!


I love Michael Hayde's joke about how Chaplin shooting 40,000 feet of film clearly indicates it should be a forty-reeler! You'd think that would stop the whining...but they just turn the whining up to eleven.
by Joe Migliore
Wed Aug 06, 2014 5:48 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: LOOSER THAN LOOSE PUBLISHING TO CLOSE
Replies: 10
Views: 8724

Re: LOOSER THAN LOOSE PUBLISHING TO CLOSE

Pasquale Ventura wrote: BEARS & BAD MEN, COLLARS & CUFFS, A WEAK-END PARTY have indeed been released on DVD several years ago from Lobster Films in a Region2 PAL box set of 58 Laurel and Hardy solo shorts from France I figured there were probably stray titles available in Europe. How does WI...
by Joe Migliore
Wed Aug 06, 2014 2:54 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: LOOSER THAN LOOSE PUBLISHING TO CLOSE
Replies: 10
Views: 8724

Re: LOOSER THAN LOOSE PUBLISHING TO CLOSE

A GUIDE FOR COMPLETISTS I’ve compiled a list of films Looser Than Loose offers, that are currently not available on DVD elsewhere, as far as I can tell. It is for anyone who is obsessed with canon. Stan Laurel – These shorts are not included in the Kino discs: BEARS & BAD MEN (1918) – Stan Laur...
by Joe Migliore
Wed Jul 30, 2014 4:12 am
Forum: CLASSIC TELEVISION
Topic: LIFE WITH BUSTER KEATON: BUSTER IN THE JUNGLE (1951)
Replies: 11
Views: 10028

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

Richard M Roberts wrote: It was originally believed that there were only 12-14 episodes, but I now have a list of 18, and to be a full single-season syndicated show in those days, we're talking 39 episodes. I remember you writing a few years ago, if I'm remembering correctly, that a religious organi...
by Joe Migliore
Wed Jul 23, 2014 1:20 pm
Forum: CLASSIC TELEVISION
Topic: The Monty Python Backlash has begun......
Replies: 45
Views: 34283

Re: The Monty Python Backlash has begun......

Gary Johnson wrote: So you caught the show live on Sunday, Joe? Alas, no; I will wait for a DVD. If the big finale left a bad taste in anyone's mouth, John Cleese's "Alimony Tour" might be a better option. After a few atypical divorce jokes, it becomes a more personal recollection of the P...
by Joe Migliore
Wed Jul 23, 2014 5:37 am
Forum: CLASSIC TELEVISION
Topic: The Monty Python Backlash has begun......
Replies: 45
Views: 34283

Re: The Monty Python Backlash has begun......

C'mon Gary: No matter how weak their swan song may have been, "Were the Pythons ever funny?" is still a bloody stupid question.
by Joe Migliore
Wed Jul 16, 2014 6:57 pm
Forum: CLASSIC TELEVISION
Topic: The Monty Python Backlash has begun......
Replies: 45
Views: 34283

Re: The Monty Python Backlash has begun......

While this thread is still relatively fresh, I thought I'd post this response John Cleese recently sent a fourteen-year-old fan:

http://imgur.com/KYOl0iR
by Joe Migliore
Thu Jul 10, 2014 8:07 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: LOOSER THAN LOOSE PUBLISHING TO CLOSE
Replies: 10
Views: 8724

Re: LOOSER THAN LOOSE PUBLISHING TO CLOSE

Devastating news; I've actually been putting together an order to make my own private Slapsticon this year. I've always been happy with Dave's efforts: the packaging, the period music, and the small-gauge prints that aren't available anywhere else. The Lloyd Hamilton and Hal Roach collections alone ...
by Joe Migliore
Wed Jul 09, 2014 3:32 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: A Harry Langdon Mystery
Replies: 11
Views: 8685

Re: A Harry Langdon Mystery

An exciting discovery; this one could be hiding in plain sight in a can that everyone assumes is an Our Gang short. I hope many prints were struck.
by Joe Migliore
Sun Jun 29, 2014 3:29 am
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: THE CHAMPS STEP OUT (1951) with The Two Maxies
Replies: 1
Views: 2956

Re: THE CHAMPS STEP OUT (1951) with The Two Maxies

It's been a year to the day since I've seen a Columbia Conglomeration. I love it when Maxie spots the crooks and leaps to the inevitable conclusion: "Hey, the dummies are ghosts!"