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by David Denton
Fri Jul 05, 2013 9:18 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Harry Sweet
Replies: 0
Views: 1926

Harry Sweet

here are a couple of Harry Sweet shorts from the early 1930's. He stars in JUST A PAIN IN THE PARLOR

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9SexD7RW4es

and directs HIGH HATS AND LOW BROWS

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FqwhbbdHS8k

both have great supporting casts.
by David Denton
Thu Jul 04, 2013 6:30 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Errol Flynn does the "Mirror Routine"
Replies: 35
Views: 26923

Re: Errol Flynn does the "Mirror Routine"

I'm sure there's a very good reason why you know that.....
by David Denton
Mon Jun 24, 2013 9:50 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Jimmy Aubrey-THE MECHANIC
Replies: 5
Views: 3751

Jimmy Aubrey-THE MECHANIC

here's THE MECHANIC from 1924 with Jimmy Aubrey and Lew Meehan

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IPNrLaiy_7U
by David Denton
Sun Jun 23, 2013 11:50 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Bud Duncan
Replies: 0
Views: 1186

Bud Duncan

here's TUNING UP, an Aladdin "Comedy" with Bud Duncan



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YRvPmQUy ... A&index=42
by David Denton
Wed Jun 19, 2013 10:07 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Errol Flynn does the "Mirror Routine"
Replies: 35
Views: 26923

Re: Errol Flynn does the "Mirror Routine"

I just watched the mirror routine in KRI-KRI DOMESTICO (1913)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cSEalGPSqzc
by David Denton
Mon May 20, 2013 12:10 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Clowns
Replies: 17
Views: 14907

Re: Clowns

Rob, I didn't mean to suggest any time frame in particular, nor to attach any success/failure label to anyone mentioned. They were the folks I thought of at the time, and my favorite period of film is 1909-1921. It was more of a 'what do you know about that?' kind of thing. I had assumed that for th...
by David Denton
Fri May 17, 2013 12:03 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Clowns
Replies: 17
Views: 14907

Clowns

A week or so back I posted, on N-Ville, a German musical from 1943 that starred Charlie Rivel, legendary Spanish clown. His performance is almost entirely non-verbal, so in essence, he's a silent clown ( in a sound film). Not in the Walter Kerr sense, but an actual clown. I've talked with some of th...
by David Denton
Thu May 16, 2013 11:19 pm
Forum: SILENT MOVIE MAIN
Topic: A Pair of Bertini WW1 Spy films
Replies: 0
Views: 2030

A Pair of Bertini WW1 Spy films

L'Amazzone Mascherata (1914) a nice spy drama http://www.europeanfilmgateway.eu/node/33/detail/L+Amazzone+mascherata/video:NGIyYWY5MWYtZGViNC00NmUzLTgwYmYtM2YxMTUxYTVkNDVkX1VtVndiM05wZEc5eWVWTmxjblpwWTJWU1pYTnZkWEpqWlhNdlVtVndiM05wZEc5eWVWTmxjblpwWTJWU1pYTnZkWEpqWlZSNWNHVT06OmF2Q3JlYXRpb24uRmlvbW90a...
by David Denton
Thu May 16, 2013 12:09 am
Forum: SILENT MOVIE MAIN
Topic: THE LAST VOLUNTEER (1914)
Replies: 0
Views: 2496

THE LAST VOLUNTEER (1914)

Watch THE LAST VOLUNTEER (Pathe/Eclectic 1914) directed by Oscar Apfel with Irving Cummings, Eleanor Woodruff and the lovely and talented Paul Panzer. http://www.europeanfilmgateway.eu/node/33/detail/Last+Volunteer+The/video:NTljNDA0MGUtZjA4Yy00NTRlLWEyMzctOWNlNzAwMzZkYTA5X1VtVndiM05wZEc5eWVWTmxjblp...
by David Denton
Thu Apr 25, 2013 8:49 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Jack Gavin in Australian film 1910
Replies: 0
Views: 2144

Jack Gavin in Australian film 1910

Here's Jack Gavin (possibly as John Gavin) directing and starring in THUNDERBOLT (1910)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lxx_jlfU ... 9F&index=3