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by Paul E. Gierucki
Fri Aug 07, 2015 12:22 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: SCM Upgrade and Temporary Outages
Replies: 0
Views: 1461

SCM Upgrade and Temporary Outages

Hey Folks,

I will be executing some technical and security upgrades to the site over the next few days.
There may be some short term outages, I will do my best to keep them isolated to the wee
small hours.

Thanks in advance for your patience.

-- Paul E. Gierucki
by Paul E. Gierucki
Tue Jun 23, 2015 12:10 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Great Clyde Bruckman Article and Forthcoming Book
Replies: 19
Views: 15419

Re: Great Clyde Bruckman Article and Forthcoming Book

I learned that the Bruckman estate was up for sale, discovered that an original script for THE GENERAL was available, so I contacted our friends at The International Buster Keaton Society with the information and a "you absolutely must have this -- regardless of the cost" message. The powe...
by Paul E. Gierucki
Sun Jun 21, 2015 9:44 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Great Clyde Bruckman Article and Forthcoming Book
Replies: 19
Views: 15419

Re: Great Clyde Bruckman Article and Forthcoming Book

A complete script for THE GENERAL turned up at auction several years ago and is now in the hands of The International Buster Keaton Society. Interestingly, and right on topic, that script came from the estate of Clyde Bruckman.
by Paul E. Gierucki
Thu Jun 11, 2015 1:44 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Movie-Town
Replies: 4
Views: 4993

Re: Movie-Town

Roger,

There is a project, being produced overseas, which encompasses all of the surviving Sennett-Color shorts. We will post details here as they become available!

Paul
by Paul E. Gierucki
Thu Jun 04, 2015 10:41 pm
Forum: THE PASSING PARADE
Topic: Voice Actor John Stephenson (1923 - 2015)
Replies: 0
Views: 4234

Voice Actor John Stephenson (1923 - 2015)

You might not recognize the name -- but you absolutely know the voice. When you finish the article, follow the link to his Wikipedia page for a list of his other interesting credits. Paul E. Gierucki http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/john-stephenson-dead-flintstones-voice-796680 John Stephenson,...
by Paul E. Gierucki
Tue Jun 02, 2015 11:32 am
Forum: Research Archive
Topic: Bill Everson: Terminal Film Buff
Replies: 1
Views: 7270

Bill Everson: Terminal Film Buff

Bill Everson: Terminal Film Buff This blog post, from 2008, contains a 1973 interview with film historian William K. Everson. http://deneroff.com/blog/2008/03/22/bill-everson-terminal-film-buff/ ________________ Bill Everson: Terminal film buff March 22nd, 2008 · History and criticism By Harvey Dene...
by Paul E. Gierucki
Wed Apr 15, 2015 1:46 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Couple of "newsreel" type curios...
Replies: 12
Views: 8247

Re: Couple of "newsreel" type curios...

Great first post, Nelson. Welcome!

-- Paul E. Gierucki
by Paul E. Gierucki
Thu Dec 25, 2014 1:50 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: SCREEN SNAPSHOTS: MEMORIES OF FAMOUS HOLLYWOOD COMEDIANS
Replies: 4
Views: 3044

Re: SCREEN SNAPSHOTS: MEMORIES OF FAMOUS HOLLYWOOD COMEDIANS

Indeed, this is a short clip from Screen Snapshots (1921) with Sessue Hayakawa, Arbuckle, and Murray. The complete segment exists in 35mm and will be on the Arbuckle Anthology.
by Paul E. Gierucki
Sat Dec 20, 2014 9:38 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: LOVEMANIA (1924) Al St. John
Replies: 2
Views: 2227

Re: LOVEMANIA (1924) Al St. John

And Arbuckle's second wife, Doris A. Dibble,
billed here as Dorris Deane. A great find!

Paul E. Gierucki
by Paul E. Gierucki
Sat Dec 20, 2014 3:48 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: LA TIMES -- BEST DVDs OF 2014 (MACK SENNETT COLLECTION)
Replies: 4
Views: 3512

LA TIMES -- BEST DVDs OF 2014 (MACK SENNETT COLLECTION)

CineMuseum's THE MACK SENNETT COLLECTION has been named one of L.A. Times' best DVDs of 2014! A wonderful honor for everyone involved. Paul E. Gierucki http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/movies/la-et-mn-murray-best-dvds-list-20141221-story.html -- snip -- The Mack Sennett Collection Vol. One"...