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by Mike O'Regan
Wed Oct 29, 2014 3:20 pm
Forum: SOUND MOVIE MAIN
Topic: Der Verlorene Sohn (34)
Replies: 5
Views: 4719

Der Verlorene Sohn (34)

aka The Prodigal Son.

Does anybody know of a DVD release?
by Mike O'Regan
Sun Aug 31, 2014 3:49 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Cinevent Notes Past: MISSISSIPPI (1935) with W. C. Fields
Replies: 27
Views: 18945

Re: Cinevent Notes Past: MISSISSIPPI (1935) with W. C. Field

Regarding W.C. Fields, is Everson's book worth a look?
by Mike O'Regan
Mon Aug 25, 2014 2:11 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Cinevent Notes Past: MISSISSIPPI (1935) with W. C. Fields
Replies: 27
Views: 18945

Re: Cinevent Notes Past: MISSISSIPPI (1935) with W. C. Field

Ummmm.....this Louvish chappie appears to be a tad obsessed with the homosexual and cross-gender overtones implied in Stan & Ollie's work.
by Mike O'Regan
Wed Aug 20, 2014 2:30 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: BLONDIE series.
Replies: 4
Views: 3449

Re: BLONDIE series.

All of these ran on RTE (Irish television) back in the late 80's too.
by Mike O'Regan
Mon Aug 18, 2014 3:51 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: BLONDIE series.
Replies: 4
Views: 3449

Re: BLONDIE series.

Thanks. I'll give 'em a whirl.
by Mike O'Regan
Mon Aug 18, 2014 3:50 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Cinevent Notes Past: MISSISSIPPI (1935) with W. C. Fields
Replies: 27
Views: 18945

Re: Cinevent Notes Past: MISSISSIPPI (1935) with W. C. Field

I know everyone loves to trash Simon Louvish, and when he got into his “writing a book a year” mode, he deserved everything he got, but his Fields book was one of his first, and though it is not as good a book as Curtis’s, it did bring things farther along in getting the real story out, and it came...
by Mike O'Regan
Tue Aug 05, 2014 4:05 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: BLONDIE series.
Replies: 4
Views: 3449

BLONDIE series.

Is this the best available on the series? I've never heard of Echo Bridge.

http://www.amazon.com/Blondie-Vols-1-Pe ... +singleton
by Mike O'Regan
Thu Jul 31, 2014 3:39 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Cinevent Notes Past: MISSISSIPPI (1935) with W. C. Fields
Replies: 27
Views: 18945

Re: Cinevent Notes Past: MISSISSIPPI (1935) with W. C. Field

So, this Goodman character. He sued Fields and won some damages, yet, a few pages later, they're friends as if nothing had happened. The book doesn't really go into it and I suppose it's not terribly important. But, as an indication of Fields' character, did he just forgive and forget? Is anybody mo...
by Mike O'Regan
Sun Jul 27, 2014 3:32 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Cinevent Notes Past: MISSISSIPPI (1935) with W. C. Fields
Replies: 27
Views: 18945

Re: Cinevent Notes Past: MISSISSIPPI (1935) with W. C. Field

Is all his other silent stuff still around?
by Mike O'Regan
Sun Jul 27, 2014 2:38 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Cinevent Notes Past: MISSISSIPPI (1935) with W. C. Fields
Replies: 27
Views: 18945

Re: Cinevent Notes Past: MISSISSIPPI (1935) with W. C. Field

Well, boys'n'girls, the Curtis book is, indeed, a vast improvement on his other two...ahem....books.

Tell me this, and tell me no more, is His Lordship's Dilemma lost? I have been able to find Pool Sharks on YouTube but no sign of t'other.