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by Richard Finegan
Wed Jun 16, 2010 2:50 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Message for Richard Warner
Replies: 7
Views: 3336

Re: Message for Richard Warner

Hey, don't nobody badmouth AN OLD SPANISH CUSTOM! (says the man who has at least six different variations on ATOLL K on his DVD shelf) Hey Chris, You know I'm always proud to step up and declare my fondness for and interest in ATOLL K. By the way, did I ever get a copy to you of that version I have...
by Richard Finegan
Mon Jun 14, 2010 3:47 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Message for Richard Warner
Replies: 7
Views: 3336

Re: Message for Richard Warner

Welcome aboard to another Richard.
And I'll admit I always kind of liked "An Old Spanish Custom", too.
by Richard Finegan
Sun Jun 06, 2010 4:45 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Phyllis Crane in Joe Rock Comedies
Replies: 0
Views: 1515

Phyllis Crane in Joe Rock Comedies

In my ongoing (35 years - plus) research on actress Phyllis Crane I came across some info a few years ago that I hope some of The Mafia here may be able to help me learn more about. In a Standard Casting Directory from late 1926 Phyllis is listed as having appeared in Joe Rock Comedies. This is the ...
by Richard Finegan
Sun Jun 06, 2010 4:15 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Yvonne Stevens (Daughter of Alice Howell) Dies
Replies: 2
Views: 2307

Re: Yvonne Stevens (Daughter of Alice Howell) Dies

BE YOURSELF was eventually released as HAREM FOLLIES (12/10/1924) and Yvonne appeared in all kinds of comedy shorts, including a number of the Joe Rock produced Blue Ribbon Comedies that starred Alice Ardell, such as A FRATERNITY MIX-UP (3/7/1926). She even played Charley Bower's leading lady in hi...
by Richard Finegan
Sat Jun 05, 2010 5:40 pm
Forum: Books, DVDs, Broadcasts & Screenings
Topic: More Roach shorts on TCM 6/9/10 (Wednesday)
Replies: 1
Views: 2181

Re: More Roach shorts on TCM 6/9/10 (Wednesday)

Hi Rob. How's it going? TCM did run "Bring 'Em Back a Wife" on Sept. 25, 2006. They showed "Mr. Bride" on Jan. 21, 2007. (Yes, I have been keeping a listing of every one of these Roach shorts run on TCM since the first, "Wild Babies" on June 10, 2006). I hope you'll enj...
by Richard Finegan
Mon May 17, 2010 3:49 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: SLAPSTICON 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 2705

Re: SLAPSTICON 2010

Hey that's great that someone found a print of the rare Thelma Todd movie YOU MADE ME LOVE YOU (1933). I've always wanted to see that one.
by Richard Finegan
Tue Apr 20, 2010 3:28 am
Forum: Books, DVDs, Broadcasts & Screenings
Topic: "Lost Keaton" - Kino to release the complete Educationals
Replies: 2
Views: 2100

Re: "Lost Keaton" - Kino to release the complete Educationals

Gary Johnson wrote:I'm with you.
And I look forward to finally seeing a clean print of "Grand Slam Opera".

Gary J.


Will we ever see one without the ever-present splice in the opening song?
by Richard Finegan
Fri Apr 16, 2010 12:17 pm
Forum: Books, DVDs, Broadcasts & Screenings
Topic: Roach Short Back on TCM
Replies: 2
Views: 2226

Re: Roach Short Back on TCM

After a nearly year-long hiatus, TCM will once again show a Hal Roach short, Maid in Hollywood with Todd and Kelly. Saturday morning at 7:40 EDT. Let's hope this is the beginning of a trend. Hi Rob, "Maid in Hollywood" is actually scheduled for Sunday morning, not Saturday. But in other g...
by Richard Finegan
Wed Mar 31, 2010 8:44 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: June Havoc (1912 - 2010)
Replies: 2
Views: 2009

Re: June Havoc (1912 - 2010)

Actress June Havoc dies at 97 Duane Byrge Tue Mar 30, 2010 12:06pm EDT LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - June Havoc, a stage, movie and TV actress who started in vaudeville at age 2 and was the younger sister of burlesque queen Gypsy Rose Lee, died Sunday at her home in Stamford, Conn. She was 97....
by Richard Finegan
Tue Mar 23, 2010 1:22 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: This Isn't About Politics, But...
Replies: 3
Views: 2211

Re: This Isn't About Politics, But...

You could use that picture in promoting Slapsticon. Everybody "pack your trunks" and come to Slapsticon.

Okay, maybe not...