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by Jim Roots
Thu Jul 17, 2014 7:57 am
Forum: CLASSIC TELEVISION
Topic: The Monty Python Backlash has begun......
Replies: 45
Views: 40829

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

Cleese played Toronto recently and called the show "Last Chance To See Me Before I'm Dead".

Jim
by Jim Roots
Sun Jul 13, 2014 11:21 am
Forum: CLASSIC TELEVISION
Topic: MARX BROTHER TV COLLECTION Review
Replies: 14
Views: 19279

Re: MARX BROTHER TV COLLECTION Review

What am I waiting for? I'm waiting for Shout Factory to caption their damn products, that's what.

Jim
by Jim Roots
Fri Jul 11, 2014 7:58 am
Forum: CLASSIC TELEVISION
Topic: The Monty Python Backlash has begun......
Replies: 45
Views: 40829

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

Has Mike seen an Al Joy ... er ... "comedy"?

Jim
by Jim Roots
Fri Jul 11, 2014 7:56 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: LOOSER THAN LOOSE PUBLISHING TO CLOSE
Replies: 10
Views: 10414

Re: LOOSER THAN LOOSE PUBLISHING TO CLOSE

Damn. I don't have enough money to buy all the stuff on my LTL want list right away.

This is depressing news.

Jim
by Jim Roots
Tue May 13, 2014 8:01 am
Forum: SOUND MOVIE MAIN
Topic: SHAKE RATTLE AND ROCK (1956) with Margaret Dumont
Replies: 5
Views: 6651

Re: SHAKE RATTLE AND ROCK (1956) with Margaret Dumont

Nope, haven't seen Ziegfeld Girl and don't believe we got You Asked For It in Canada. I remember the Smith and Dale routine on Sullivan, at least twice. Maybe time has blurred it with Kolb and Dill in my memory.

Jim
by Jim Roots
Mon May 12, 2014 11:25 am
Forum: SOUND MOVIE MAIN
Topic: SHAKE RATTLE AND ROCK (1956) with Margaret Dumont
Replies: 5
Views: 6651

Re: SHAKE RATTLE AND ROCK (1956) with Margaret Dumont

Why, yes, as a matter of fact, I did! But my vision included Snitz Edwards, too, and I don't see him in this clip. Jim Snitz would have been great in this, but he was long dead (1937) by then, unlike Clarence Kolb, who was 83 when he made this and would make it to 90. I love it that he plays himsel...
by Jim Roots
Wed May 07, 2014 7:56 am
Forum: SOUND MOVIE MAIN
Topic: SHAKE RATTLE AND ROCK (1956) with Margaret Dumont
Replies: 5
Views: 6651

Re: SHAKE RATTLE AND ROCK (1956) with Margaret Dumont

Hey Gang, Did'ja ever think you'd see Margaret Dumont, Raymond Hatton, Douglas Dumbrille,Percy Helton, Sterling Holloway, and Clarence Kolb (of Kolb and Dill) work in a film with Fats Domino and Big Joe Turner? Here`tis: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ULjV1TgdJxM RICHARD M ROBERTS Why, yes, as a m...
by Jim Roots
Thu Apr 10, 2014 7:55 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Joe Yule Jr. (1920-2014)
Replies: 8
Views: 5476

Re: Joe Yule Jr. (1920-2014)

Over at Greenbriar John E. has been overly preoccupied with Rooney's past autobiography and the 'near pornographic' descriptions of his many sexual encounters. Now I've been reading that for the past decade the Mick was retracting those tales he told, saying he embellished them just to sell the boo...
by Jim Roots
Mon Apr 07, 2014 8:15 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Mr. Harold Lloyd visits Doorn House 1932
Replies: 2
Views: 2453

Re: Mr. Harold Lloyd visits Doorn House 1932

He must have forgotten his prosthesis. Notice he keeps his right hand hidden at all times.

Jim
by Jim Roots
Wed Feb 05, 2014 8:10 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Chaplin Centenary......Whup-de-dup
Replies: 16
Views: 10907

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

Joe Migliore wrote:In April I'll be scouring the internet to see who first identifies Oliver Hardy as Fat Chaplin.


Or worse: Oliver Hardy as Hitler who escaped the Berlin bunker and lived to become a very fat old man.

Jim