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by Rob Farr
Tue Jun 23, 2020 4:21 pm
Forum: Books, DVDs, Broadcasts & Screenings
Topic: Laurel & Hardy Definitive Restorations on Sale at DDD
Replies: 2
Views: 3078

Laurel & Hardy Definitive Restorations on Sale at DDD

DeepDiscountDVD has the new UCLA restorations of choice Laurel & Hardy talkies on Blu-Ray on sale for $44.99. They had a promotion for $5 off with discount code THRESHER, but if that has expired, you can still get 10% off on two or more items with the discount code BULLSHARK. In other words, 50%...
by Rob Farr
Mon Jun 15, 2020 1:48 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Rare Harold Lloyd One Reeler: "The Big Idea" ('17)
Replies: 1
Views: 1405

Re: Rare Harold Lloyd One Reeler: "The Big Idea" ('17)

Just remembered that I posted this in March. But that version might not have had English titles, so enjoy!
by Rob Farr
Mon Jun 15, 2020 12:16 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Rare Harold Lloyd One Reeler: "The Big Idea" ('17)
Replies: 1
Views: 1405

Rare Harold Lloyd One Reeler: "The Big Idea" ('17)

https://youtu.be/bBGwJ_Y9j_c
This is courtesy of Bob Fells who has been downloading films from the European archives that have upped their streaming game and re-uploading them with English-translated intertitles. His YouTube channel is worth subscribing to.
by Rob Farr
Tue May 26, 2020 11:43 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Roscoe Arbuckle Cameo in Our Hospitality----NOT!
Replies: 6
Views: 3037

Roscoe Arbuckle Cameo in Our Hospitality----NOT!

In charting Our Hospitality for a commentary track I'm prepping, I stepped through the scene of Buster helping a fat lady down from the train carriage. Sure looks like Roscoe to me. You never see her at any other point during the train ride so I guess we are to assume that she boarded near the end o...
by Rob Farr
Mon May 25, 2020 12:03 pm
Forum: Books, DVDs, Broadcasts & Screenings
Topic: Classic DVD-BLU Memorial Day Sales
Replies: 0
Views: 2051

Classic DVD-BLU Memorial Day Sales

Check 'em out while they last. Kino Lorber Studio Classics Memorial Day Sale: https://www.kinolorber.com/list/view/code/memorial-day-sale-2020 Kino Lorber Close-Out Sale: https://www.kinolorber.com/list/view/code/whilesupplieslast2020 Grapevine 15% Off Memorial Day Sale (discount taken at checkout):...
by Rob Farr
Fri May 01, 2020 4:50 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: CHARLEY CHASE AT HAL ROACH: THE TALKIES VOLUME TWO 1932-33 coming out this Tuesday
Replies: 26
Views: 29210

Re: CHARLEY CHASE AT HAL ROACH: THE TALKIES VOLUME TWO 1932-33 coming out this Tuesday

A rave review from The Lost Laugh e-zine. Better late than never but I think they only publish one or two issues a year. They also announce the Harry Langdon set. Download issue 12 from here: https://thelostlaugh.com/
by Rob Farr
Mon Apr 13, 2020 12:02 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: legendary vaudevillian Joe Cook 1925
Replies: 1
Views: 2139

Re: legendary vaudevillian Joe Cook 1925

That’s great. I always wondered how anyone could build a career out of telling a shaggy dog story about four Hawaiians. But I see he has other talents.
by Rob Farr
Mon Apr 13, 2020 11:55 am
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: SILLY BILLIES - Dorothy Lee's home movies - on location - Dec. 1935
Replies: 3
Views: 2743

Re: SILLY BILLIES - Dorothy Lee's home movies - on location - Dec. 1935

And she just as obligingly tells him, “That’s enough”. Never realized how much Guiol looks like Ward Bond.
by Rob Farr
Sun Apr 12, 2020 1:23 pm
Forum: THE PASSING PARADE
Topic: RIP: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Replies: 2
Views: 2747

RIP: Tim Brooke-Taylor

Damn coronavirus. This will be a familiar name to those of us who love British comedy. You were a Goody. https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-52262490