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by Bruce Calvert
Wed Jun 29, 2011 11:23 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Guardian: Collector finds unseen Charlie Chaplin film in tin
Replies: 16
Views: 10522

Re: Guardian: Collector finds unseen Charlie Chaplin film in tin

http://www.fox44.com/node/5873 – A previously unknown Charlie Chaplin film didn't sell at a auction in London today. The film was found inside a battered film reel tin bought on eBay for just five dollars. It's believed "Charlie Chaplin in 'Zepped'" was a propaganda film made in Britain du...
by Bruce Calvert
Thu Jun 23, 2011 1:14 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Scotsman: A comedy of errors - Chaplin's Scots villain wasn'
Replies: 0
Views: 2006

Scotsman: A comedy of errors - Chaplin's Scots villain wasn'

http://www.scotsman.com/news/A-comedy-of-errors-.6787820.jp A comedy of errors - Chaplin's Scots villain wasn't a Scot after all Published Date: 20 June 2011 By Martyn McLaughlin HE WAS hailed as Scotland's first film star, a burly presence on the silver screen who achieved worldwide fame by providi...
by Bruce Calvert
Mon Jun 20, 2011 1:22 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Chaplin Essany collector stamp
Replies: 6
Views: 4955

Re: Chaplin Essany collector stamp

Thanks, I don't have In the Park on 16mm, so I've only seen it a couple of times, and not recently...

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by Bruce Calvert
Sun Jun 19, 2011 11:59 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Chaplin Essany collector stamp
Replies: 6
Views: 4955

Chaplin Essany collector stamp

I've found several "collector" stamps on eBay from the 1910s, but this one is the first that I've found with Charlie Chaplin on it. I think it's from The Tramp , but it could be from In the Park since there is a park bench behind the man with his hands full. Does anybody else recognize thi...
by Bruce Calvert
Sun Jun 19, 2011 11:11 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Raymond Griffith: You'd Be Surprised '24
Replies: 1
Views: 2452

Re: Raymond Griffith: You'd Be Surprised '24

Actually, this film is from 1926. I'm glad that it is available from Grapevine, but it is likely to be pulled soon because it is still under copyright by Paramount. http://www.silentfilmstillarchive.com/stills/youd_be_surprised031.jpg http://www.silentfilmstillarchive.com/stills/youd_be_surprised007...
by Bruce Calvert
Sun Jun 19, 2011 11:05 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: L.A. Times: Unsuspecting extras go down in film history
Replies: 0
Views: 2034

L.A. Times: Unsuspecting extras go down in film history

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-0619-then-20110619,0,4788423.story L.A. THEN AND NOW Unsuspecting extras go down in film history When a little-known actor named Charlie Chaplin first donned what would become his trademark costume, the crowd at the Venice children's pushmobile race paid littl...
by Bruce Calvert
Wed Jun 01, 2011 4:21 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Guardian: Collector finds unseen Charlie Chaplin film in tin
Replies: 16
Views: 10522

Re: Guardian: Collector finds unseen Charlie Chaplin film in tin

This video from Bonhams shows several shots from the film featuring Chaplin, plus an animated Chaplin. I can't get this message board to allow the embedding of the player.

http://www.bonhams.com/eur/movieentertainmentchaplin/
by Bruce Calvert
Wed Jun 01, 2011 12:16 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Guardian: Collector finds unseen Charlie Chaplin film in tin
Replies: 16
Views: 10522

Re: Guardian: Collector finds unseen Charlie Chaplin film in tin

http://www.walesonline.co.uk/showbiz-and-lifestyle/film-in-wales/2011/05/31/rare-charlie-chaplin-animation-to-go-under-the-hammer-91466-28795315/#ixzz1Nzh7f5qk Rare Charlie Chaplin animation to go under the hammer WalesOnline May 31 2011 The only known surviving copy of a Charlie Chaplin film which ...
by Bruce Calvert
Tue May 31, 2011 2:08 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Guardian: Collector finds unseen Charlie Chaplin film in tin
Replies: 16
Views: 10522

Re: Guardian: Collector finds unseen Charlie Chaplin film in tin

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1392472/Chaplins-lost-war-film-After-bought-3-20-eBay-silent-footage-worth-100-000.html Chaplin's lost war film: After it was bought for £3.20 on eBay, silent footage may be worth £100,000 By Tamara Cohen Last updated at 10:30 PM on 30th May 2011 (Click on the...
by Bruce Calvert
Fri Apr 15, 2011 5:17 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: CNN: Charlie Chaplin gets birthday 'doodle' from Google
Replies: 0
Views: 2060

CNN: Charlie Chaplin gets birthday 'doodle' from Google

http://www.cnn.com/2011/TECH/web/04/15/charlie.chaplin.google/index.html?hpt=P1&iref=NS1 Charlie Chaplin gets birthday 'doodle' from Google Doug Gross By Doug Gross, CNN April 15, 2011 3:54 p.m. EDT | Filed under: Web (CNN) -- He's a comedy and cinema legend, a man still cited as an inspiration...