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by Rob Farr
Mon Jul 27, 2020 8:34 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: A Hint to Brides (1929)
Replies: 1
Views: 1702

A Hint to Brides (1929)

A very early Christie talkie with Johnny Arthur and Ruth Taylor. https://youtu.be/USnQ_KKgJME
by Rob Farr
Thu Jul 23, 2020 9:42 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Unreal Newsreel #1
Replies: 0
Views: 1539

Unreal Newsreel #1

Full of clips from Fox Sunshine comedies with appearances by Al St. John, Chester Conklin, Slim Summerville, and Lloyd Hamilton. https://youtu.be/1vY5dL9mElw
by Rob Farr
Wed Jul 15, 2020 6:39 pm
Forum: CLASSIC TELEVISION
Topic: Bobby Clark in Mike Todd’s Revue (1951)
Replies: 1
Views: 2028

Bobby Clark in Mike Todd’s Revue (1951)

Among the guest stars are Willie, West & McGinty. I wonder how Clark felt about playing a barber in a skit where he mimes slashing his customer’s throat?

https://youtu.be/mKcXrArlqjo
by Rob Farr
Sat Jul 04, 2020 1:47 pm
Forum: Books, DVDs, Broadcasts & Screenings
Topic: Grapevine Video 25% Off Sale
Replies: 0
Views: 2190

Grapevine Video 25% Off Sale

For the 4th of July and extending for just a few days beyond. https://www.grapevinevideo.com/
by Rob Farr
Mon Jun 29, 2020 12:44 pm
Forum: Books, DVDs, Broadcasts & Screenings
Topic: Virtual Charlie Chaplin Days in Niles This Weekend
Replies: 6
Views: 3955

Re: Virtual Charlie Chaplin Days in Niles This Weekend

Although there are some folks on Nitrateville who would be only too happy to rat out miscreants to Association Chaplin even 50 years later. Inspector Javert is alive and well.
by Rob Farr
Thu Jun 25, 2020 2:45 pm
Forum: Books, DVDs, Broadcasts & Screenings
Topic: Laurel & Hardy Definitive Restorations on Sale at DDD
Replies: 2
Views: 3088

Re: Laurel & Hardy Definitive Restorations on Sale at DDD

Robert A. Harris of Home Theater Forum gives this set a very qualified recommendation. Harris says these were DNR'ed to within an inch of their lives, turning them into standard def videos. But I bought it for Randy's bonus material and Battle of the Century, so count me a satisfied customer. I sugg...
by Rob Farr
Thu Jun 25, 2020 2:38 pm
Forum: Books, DVDs, Broadcasts & Screenings
Topic: Virtual Charlie Chaplin Days in Niles This Weekend
Replies: 6
Views: 3955

Re: Virtual Charlie Chaplin Days in Niles This Weekend

A follow-up to the Shoulder Arms screening. It is Dan Kamin's 1960's print of the 1920's re-release by Pathe, not the original 1918 version. May be the closest we ever get to see tho.
by Rob Farr
Wed Jun 24, 2020 1:20 pm
Forum: Books, DVDs, Broadcasts & Screenings
Topic: Virtual Charlie Chaplin Days in Niles This Weekend
Replies: 6
Views: 3955

Virtual Charlie Chaplin Days in Niles This Weekend

The folks at Niles have put together an amazing online program to be held June 26-27-28, 2020.. Some presentations and screenings are going to be made live at 12:01 PM on the day and others are live and time-specific. Friday: Presentations by Michael Hayde, Trav SD, David Totheroh and John Bengston....