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by Pasquale Ventura
Fri Oct 09, 2015 9:31 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Greenbriar Comedy Team Discussions
Replies: 28
Views: 20023

Re: Greenbriar Comedy Team Discussions

Richard M Roberts Absolutely Pasquale! (and it's Richard, BTW) Oops, pardon me, was typing too fast. It's been corrected. In the many past years of a life long love with silent and early sound comedy, one thing I have always made a strong effort was make up my own mind about comedies and comedians ...
by Pasquale Ventura
Fri Oct 09, 2015 12:10 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Greenbriar Comedy Team Discussions
Replies: 28
Views: 20023

Re: Greenbriar Comedy Team Discussions

Richard M Roberts Hmmm, looks like Gary wants to be a textbook example of what the whole discussion was talking about. No one was saying Scott MacGillivray brainwashed everyone into loving the formerly maligned films, they were saying Scotts book was the first major indictor that the thinking about...
by Pasquale Ventura
Thu Sep 24, 2015 12:19 pm
Forum: Research Archive
Topic: SILENT MOVIE
Replies: 5
Views: 10339

Re: SILENT MOVIE

Oh the memories, when the Silent Movie Theater regularly played silent comedies every week. I also remember these flyers and was a regular at the silent comedy nights. That's where I first saw THE GOAT and SAWDUST BABY on one of the comedy nights. No more these days. Thanks for posting the old flyer...
by Pasquale Ventura
Thu Sep 10, 2015 10:32 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: GOOFY GHOST'S
Replies: 2
Views: 2323

Re: GOOFY GHOST'S

Thought as much. Thanks.

Pasquale
by Pasquale Ventura
Wed Sep 09, 2015 2:49 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: GOOFY GHOST'S
Replies: 2
Views: 2323

GOOFY GHOST'S

Is that Sid Smith as the officer on the bike who falls into a huge mud puddle?

--Pasquale Ventura
by Pasquale Ventura
Sun Jan 18, 2015 2:45 pm
Forum: Books, DVDs, Broadcasts & Screenings
Topic: American Cornball: A Laffopedic Guide to the Formerly Funny
Replies: 2
Views: 8336

Re: American Cornball: A Laffopedic Guide to the Formerly Fu

Rob Farr
I highly recommend this book. It makes for great bathroom reading since one entry lasts about as long as... Well, never mind.


Are you saying when one starts reading this book it automatically causes the squishy drippings?

Pasquale
by Pasquale Ventura
Sun Jan 18, 2015 2:40 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: THE HOLLYWOOD KID (1924) Reel Two
Replies: 20
Views: 11943

Re: THE HOLLYWOOD KID (1924) Reel Two

I have a VHS copy of ARE WAITRESSES SAFE? from many years ago, recently copied on a DVD-R disc. As already mentioned, what a cast in this one.

Pasquale
by Pasquale Ventura
Wed Dec 24, 2014 3:36 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: SCREEN SNAPSHOTS: MEMORIES OF FAMOUS HOLLYWOOD COMEDIANS
Replies: 4
Views: 3037

Re: SCREEN SNAPSHOTS: MEMORIES OF FAMOUS HOLLYWOOD COMEDIANS

Arbuckle performs a funny pantomime gag on the spot pulling out Murray's mustache hairs, his mouth clearly moving to "She loves me, she loves me not..."

Pasquale Ventura
by Pasquale Ventura
Wed Dec 24, 2014 11:56 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: WHEN CLUBS ARE TRUMPS (1917) Harold Lloyd
Replies: 8
Views: 6799

Re: WHEN CLUBS ARE TRUMPS (1917) Harold Lloyd

The Lonesome Luke comedies are so rare it was a pleasure being able to watch this one--a two-reeler too. Really enjoy the park scenes, especially the climax with the row boats. Lots of action, timed just right for laughs. Thanks for posting this to see.

Pasquale Ventura
by Pasquale Ventura
Thu Dec 18, 2014 6:28 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Mafiosi Merry Christmas Movies
Replies: 5
Views: 5098

Re: Mafiosi Merry Christmas Movies

Kids enjoy harmless slapstick. I still do.

Pasquale Ventura