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by Richard M Roberts
Wed Aug 05, 2020 1:16 pm
Forum: SOUND MOVIE MAIN
Topic: William K. Everson Audio Lecture Archive
Replies: 4
Views: 1275

William K. Everson Audio Lecture Archive

The Internet Archive has posted a treasure trove of recordings of William K. Everson lectures, which appear to come from the Theodore Huff Memorial Film Society screenings or some of his film class lectures: https://archive.org/search.php?query=creator%3A%22William+K.+Everson%22&page=1 Wonderful...
by Richard M Roberts
Sat Aug 01, 2020 12:08 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Roscoe Arbuckle tribute
Replies: 1
Views: 675

Roscoe Arbuckle tribute

Dave Glass put together this nice little Roscoe Arbuckle tribute for the Niles Essanay Film Museum's Broncho Billy Online Festival last week:

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

Well Done David.

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by Richard M Roberts
Sat Jul 25, 2020 6:57 pm
Forum: SILENT MOVIE MAIN
Topic: BRONCHO BILLY AND THE WESTERN GIRLS
Replies: 0
Views: 1394

BRONCHO BILLY AND THE WESTERN GIRLS

Essanay oater released July 16, 1913, directed by Gilbert M. Anderson and featuring Broncho Billy with Bess Sankey, Evelyn Selbie, Fred Church, Victor Potel, Harry Todd, and Lloyd Ingraham:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=89sCE4Fdsnc&t=64s

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by Richard M Roberts
Sat Jul 25, 2020 6:43 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: MABEL'S ADVENTURES and USEFUL SHEEP (1912) Mabel Normand, Ford Sterling, Fred Mace
Replies: 1
Views: 1260

MABEL'S ADVENTURES and USEFUL SHEEP (1912) Mabel Normand, Ford Sterling, Fred Mace

Recently restored and preserved by the Niles Essanay Film Museum, here's an early Keystone reel featuring a split-reel comedy and one of their "educational" subjects. Released by Mutual December 16, 1912, MABEL'S ADVENTURES was directed by Mack Sennett, and features Mabel Normand, Ford Ste...
by Richard M Roberts
Thu Jul 23, 2020 11:21 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: ROCK BOTTOM (1925) Cliff Bowes
Replies: 0
Views: 1127

ROCK BOTTOM (1925) Cliff Bowes

Here's an Educational Cameo Comedy released May 8, 1825, directed by Albert Ray and featuring Cliff Bowes, Virginia Vance, and Ruth Hiatt:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7iJWv6ZrlVA

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by Richard M Roberts
Thu Jul 23, 2020 6:02 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: THE DELICATESSEN KID (1929) Benny Rubin
Replies: 0
Views: 1194

THE DELICATESSEN KID (1929) Benny Rubin

This is a strange Universal Benny Rubin short, released October 14, 1929, directed by Walter Fabian, it does feature Benny and Otto Lederer as Father and Son, but the vaudeville headliners listed in the imd(um)b are portrayed by other actors, that certainly isn't Bill "Bojangles" Robinson ...
by Richard M Roberts
Tue Jul 21, 2020 4:48 am
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: YOUR MEADOW GOLD MAIN FOR 1963 (1963) Gordon McRae
Replies: 0
Views: 1084

YOUR MEADOW GOLD MAIN FOR 1963 (1963) Gordon McRae

Since so many liked the Dodge Rebellion Industrial, here's another musical one for Meadow Gold MIlk from 1963 starring Gordon mcRae:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ybC9lcqS4bo


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by Richard M Roberts
Sun Jul 19, 2020 3:48 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: FULLY INSURED (1923) Snub Pollard
Replies: 0
Views: 1188

FULLY INSURED (1923) Snub Pollard

Fun later Snub Pollard comedy for Roach, released by Pathe' December 16, 1923, directed by George Jeske, and featuring Snub with Blanche Mehaffey, Jimmy Finlayson, Billy Engle, George Rowe, Sammy Brooks, and William Gillespie:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ls5O_dDyw9Q

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by Richard M Roberts
Thu Jul 16, 2020 8:39 pm
Forum: CLASSIC TELEVISION
Topic: Bobby Clark in Mike Todd’s Revue (1951)
Replies: 1
Views: 1452

Re: Bobby Clark in Mike Todd’s Revue (1951)

This is a wonderful show, reminding us that some old vaudevillians did make it into television (gad, Willy West and McGinty have got to be in their 60's and they're STILL doing that plasterer's sketch! Ten Minutes that made them a lifetime living!). Odd coincidence, last night we were watching Spike...
by Richard M Roberts
Thu Jul 16, 2020 8:36 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: DODGE REBELLION THEATER FOR 67 (1967) Tom Lehrer
Replies: 0
Views: 931

DODGE REBELLION THEATER FOR 67 (1967) Tom Lehrer

Some rare Tom Lehrer as he picks up a paycheck working an Industrial sales film for Dodge in 1967, shot at Old Tucson studios:

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


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