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by Bruce Calvert
Tue Apr 01, 2014 10:06 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Examiner: Q&A: Ben Model, lover of comedy and accidental pre
Replies: 0
Views: 1672

Examiner: Q&A: Ben Model, lover of comedy and accidental pre

http://www.examiner.com/article/q-a-ben-model-lover-of-comedy-and-accidental-preservationist-of-rare-films Q&A: Ben Model, lover of comedy and accidental preservationist of rare films Ben Model Garden State Theatre Organ Society Jordan YoungLA/OC Arts Examiner April 1, 2014 I recently watched a...
by Bruce Calvert
Tue Mar 25, 2014 1:46 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: imd(um)b (was Crackpot Film History)
Replies: 9
Views: 5510

Re: Crackpot Film History

Right now somebody on Wikipedia is using this as their source for an article on Arbuckle...

And right now some student is copying this information into their essay for school...
by Bruce Calvert
Fri Feb 14, 2014 2:03 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Chaplin Centenary......Whup-de-dup
Replies: 16
Views: 10479

Re: Chaplin Centenary......Whup-de-dup

So Richard, I'm guessing that you missed the 50th anniversary of JFK's assassination, the 50th anniversary of the Beatles on Ed Sullivan this last weekend, and you'll be skipping out on remembrances of the 100th anniversary of the First World War later this year. I guess that I'm just a glass-half-f...
by Bruce Calvert
Mon Feb 10, 2014 1:43 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Chaplin Centenary......Whup-de-dup
Replies: 16
Views: 10479

Re: Chaplin Centenary......Whup-de-dup

Hey, it's an excuse to put on a show. Chaplin is getting screened all over this spring because of his 100th anniversary in film. If it gets somebody interested in his Keystone period, or Chaplin at all, that's great. I'm screening Kid Auto Races at Venice at our Sons of the Desert screening this wee...
by Bruce Calvert
Tue Jan 21, 2014 11:36 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Accidentally Preserved 2 in USA Today
Replies: 0
Views: 1616

Accidentally Preserved 2 in USA Today

http://www.usatoday.com/story/popcandy/2014/01/21/silent-films-dvd/4721515/ 'Accidentally Preserved': Rare silent films come to DVD Pop Candy Whitney Matheson, USA TODAY 3:55 p.m. EST January 21, 2014 accidental Last month classic movie fans gasped at the results of a new study. The bad news: Accor...
by Bruce Calvert
Tue Dec 03, 2013 1:31 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: BEAUX AND ERRORS (1938) Edgar Kennedy
Replies: 4
Views: 4513

Re: BEAUX AND ERRORS (1938) Edgar Kennedy

Ron Hall and Bob Campbell are working on an Edgar Kennedy DVD project. It did not get enough donations through KickStarter , but I'm sure that they will try something else to get these comedy gems released. There is also a Facebook Fan Page for the project. One of my favorites is... http://www.youtu...
by Bruce Calvert
Fri Nov 01, 2013 5:16 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Unidentified Paul Parrott photo
Replies: 5
Views: 3788

Re: Unidentified Paul Parrott photo

Pasquale Ventura wrote:Who's the guy at far right directly above Sammy Brooks's top hat wearing glasses, derby and mustache?

Pasquale Ventura


Wallace Howe
by Bruce Calvert
Thu Oct 31, 2013 8:21 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Unidentified Paul Parrott photo
Replies: 5
Views: 3788

Re: Unidentified Paul Parrott photo

Thanks, Richard!
by Bruce Calvert
Wed Oct 30, 2013 9:22 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Unidentified Paul Parrott photo
Replies: 5
Views: 3788

Unidentified Paul Parrott photo

http://www.silentfilmstillarchive.com/stills/unidentified_paul_parrott.jpg Here's a still from an unidentified Paul Parrot movie. That is Jobyna Ralston in the car, Paul trying to get it started, and George Rowe as the minister. This could be from THE BRIDE-TO-BE (1922), but the story synopsis is m...
by Bruce Calvert
Sun Oct 27, 2013 11:14 pm
Forum: SILENT MOVIE MAIN
Topic: Cinevent Past Notes: ORCHIDS AND ERMINE (1927)
Replies: 4
Views: 4565

Re: Cinevent Past Notes: ORCHIDS AND ERMINE (1927)

Is the surviving version of Orchids and Ermine mostly complete, or is it a cut-down Kodascope version?