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by Richard M Roberts
Tue Jan 15, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: SCRAPS OF PAPER (1918) Roscoe Arbuckle
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Views: 53

SCRAPS OF PAPER (1918) Roscoe Arbuckle

Here's the short film Roscoe Arbuckle made for the Liberty Loan Drive of 1918, featuring Al St. John, Monty Banks, and Glen Cavender as the Kaiser:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CKUEVX2evVc

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by Richard M Roberts
Tue Jan 15, 2019 3:19 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: STEP FORWARD (1922) Ben Turpin Heinie Conklin
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Views: 34

STEP FORWARD (1922) Ben Turpin Heinie Conklin

Here's a rare Mack Sennett-First National release starring Ben Turpin, Heinie Conklin, with Phyllis Haver, Kewpie Morgan, John J. Richardson, Kalla Pasha, Andy Clyde, Fanny Kelly, Dave Anderson, and Teddy the Dog:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KSRHrBBuKqg


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by Richard M Roberts
Sat Jan 12, 2019 3:02 am
Forum: SOUND MOVIE MAIN
Topic: Nitrateville Nitwittery: A Lesson Unlikely Learned
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Views: 153

Nitrateville Nitwittery: A Lesson Unlikely Learned

Well, the Nitrateville Nitwits got a sizeable lesson in why it is not good to speculate, spread gossip, or just waft silly ideas as a five year-old thread came back to bite them in the ass today: https://www.nitrateville.com/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=27610 Here is the five-year old thread BTW: https:/...
by Richard M Roberts
Wed Jan 09, 2019 2:57 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Bottom Shelf Movies Best of 2018 Trifecta
Replies: 2
Views: 321

Re: Bottom Shelf Movies Best of 2018 Trifecta

Apparently the Charley Chase and Todd/Pitts sets also made In the Balcony's Best releases of 2018 as well:

http://www.inthebalcony.com/discs-of-the-year-2018.html


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by Richard M Roberts
Tue Jan 08, 2019 5:43 pm
Forum: CLASSIC TELEVISION
Topic: Dick Cavett interviews Zero Mostel
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Views: 157

Dick Cavett interviews Zero Mostel

From 1971, a wonderful, crazy hour:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m4L_McguEL8

But what was even crazier, was the night Zero Mostel guest-HOSTED the Dick Cavett show, I saw it when it broadcast, and it was completely wacky, lets hope that one turns up one of these days.

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by Richard M Roberts
Thu Jan 03, 2019 11:13 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: A Pile of Patouillards
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Views: 150

A Pile of Patouillards

Here's a bunch of the Paul Bertho (i.e. Patouillard/ Cri Cri/Gavroche/Calino/Bill) comedies directed by Romeo Bosetti and cranked out endlessly by Lux in the early teens. Most of these come from 1911: Patouillard a une femme jalouse https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QindGAjHCLc Patouillard a mangé du ...
by Richard M Roberts
Wed Jan 02, 2019 10:55 pm
Forum: THE PASSING PARADE
Topic: Bob Einstein RIP
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Views: 193

Bob Einstein RIP

Bob "Super Dave Osborne" Einstein has passed away today at the age of 77. He was a member of a very funny family, that includes younger brother Albert (Brooks) Einstein and father Harry Einstein (aka Parkyakarkus). Bob was also a great comedy writer, who worked on the CBS Smothers Brother ...
by Richard M Roberts
Tue Jan 01, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: THE RAGTIME BAND (1913) Ford Sterling Mabel Normand
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Views: 157

THE RAGTIME BAND (1913) Ford Sterling Mabel Normand

Here's one of my favorite Keystone comedies, released by Mutual May 1, 1913, directed by Mack Sennett, and featuring Ford Sterling, Mabel Normand, Nick Cogley, Raymond Hatton, Alice Davenport, Edgar Kennedy, Charles Avery, Rube Miller and Laura Oakley: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xzd0Pm9Km94 RIC...
by Richard M Roberts
Tue Jan 01, 2019 3:08 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Bottom Shelf Movies Best of 2018 Trifecta
Replies: 2
Views: 321

Re: Bottom Shelf Movies Best of 2018 Trifecta

Oops, I guess the Charley Chase and Todd/Pitts set also made Entertainment Reports 2018 list as well:

http://theentertainmentreport.org/tag/c ... e-1930-31/

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by Richard M Roberts
Tue Jan 01, 2019 2:50 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Bottom Shelf Movies Best of 2018 Trifecta
Replies: 2
Views: 321

Bottom Shelf Movies Best of 2018 Trifecta

Happy New Year all, looks like three projects we worked on last year made William Garver's Bottom Shelf Movies Best of 2018 list:

https://bottomshelfmovies.com/garvs-pic ... year-2018/

Thank You Mr. Garver, nice to see Ben and Steve's Marcel Perez Vol 2 set mentioned as well.

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