Search found 2192 matches

by Richard M Roberts
Sun Sep 29, 2019 9:44 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: A Collection of Cunégonde comedies
Replies: 0
Views: 1383

A Collection of Cunégonde comedies

Apparently somewhat of a mystery comedienne named Little Chrysia portrayed Cunégonde in a series of short comedies in France for Lux circa 1911-1913, here are a bunch of them: Cunégonde femme cochère (1912) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ffA61bGoSPU&t=91s Cunégonde trop curieuse (1912) https://...
by Richard M Roberts
Tue Sep 24, 2019 11:03 pm
Forum: SOUND MOVIE MAIN
Topic: Phil Baker and Miss Patricola early home talkie shorts
Replies: 1
Views: 1808

Phil Baker and Miss Patricola early home talkie shorts

Here's two 1929 shorts issued by the Home Talkie company recently restored by UC Berkeley, both featuring two somewhat less-remembered but enjoyable Broadway and Vaudeville Headliners: Here's Phil Baker: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gmMc7a3MLk4 And here's Miss Patricola: https://www.youtube.com/w...
by Richard M Roberts
Thu Sep 12, 2019 8:33 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Light-shining the Cinewhiners: What we deal with just to bring you old movies
Replies: 6
Views: 4160

Re: Light-shining the Cinewhiners: What we deal with just to bring you old movies

Wishing has nothing to do with it, you are responsible for your own actions, common sense and self-preservation are the motivations for mine.

Or as they say, "with friends like you........"

RICHARD M ROBERTS
by Richard M Roberts
Thu Sep 12, 2019 5:34 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Light-shining the Cinewhiners: What we deal with just to bring you old movies
Replies: 6
Views: 4160

Re: Light-shining the Cinewhiners: What we deal with just to bring you old movies

That is correct, but you were only an audience member when you were at the show, you were not involved in any way in the on-site operation of the fest. We also comped you for Slapsticon, picked you up at the airport and dropped you off when you left when it was in Arlington, and took you out for a n...
by Richard M Roberts
Wed Sep 11, 2019 11:09 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Light-shining the Cinewhiners: What we deal with just to bring you old movies
Replies: 6
Views: 4160

Re: Light-shining the Cinewhiners: What we deal with to bring you old movies

Well now, it is pretty obvious that this is a bunch of petty bullshit, but there are some things that warrant a comment or two: First, I would like to address Martin Grams, who doesn’t really have an axe to grind in this nonsense, but whom commented that he would have posted a positive review if he ...
by Richard M Roberts
Wed Sep 11, 2019 11:05 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Light-shining the Cinewhiners: What we deal with just to bring you old movies
Replies: 6
Views: 4160

Light-shining the Cinewhiners: What we deal with just to bring you old movies

We thought you’d like to see some of the crap we have to put up with just to put out and share old movies with you. A few weeks ago, we had an altercation with a reviewer on amazon regarding the CHARLEY CHASE AT HAL ROACH VOLUME TWO set, here is the review, go to the comments section and read the 20...
by Richard M Roberts
Tue Sep 03, 2019 7:37 am
Forum: CLASSIC TELEVISION
Topic: John Cleese in conversation at Cornell University
Replies: 0
Views: 1353

John Cleese in conversation at Cornell University

In case you haven't seen it, from 9/11/2017:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8DqUlaDnmqQ&t=7s


RICHARD M ROBERTS