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by Richard M Roberts
Mon May 04, 2020 11:41 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: CHARLEY CHASE AT HAL ROACH: THE TALKIES VOLUME TWO 1932-33 coming out this Tuesday
Replies: 26
Views: 20948

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

BTW, if you never got Charley Chase: At Hal Roach: The Talkies Volume Two 1932-33, this is also now available on special from Amazon for $18.99: https://www.amazon.com/Charley-Chase-Roach-Talkies-1932-33/dp/B07PMLWXWK/ref=pd_sbs_14_1/145-4242620-1509514?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=B07PMLWXWK&pd_r...
by Richard M Roberts
Mon May 04, 2020 11:37 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: HIS ANGEL CHILD (1929) Bobby Vernon
Replies: 0
Views: 1872

HIS ANGEL CHILD (1929) Bobby Vernon

One of Bobby Vernon's last comedies for AL Christie, released by Paramount February 16, 1929, directed by Eddie Baker, and featuring Bobby with Margaret Lee, Molly Malone, William Blaisdell, Eddie Barry, and Billy Engle:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JC5ynqXEtpg&t=19s

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by Richard M Roberts
Mon May 04, 2020 2:58 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: HARRY LANGDON AT HAL ROACH: THE TALKIES 1929-30
Replies: 28
Views: 7359

Re: HARRY LANGDON AT HAL ROACH: THE TALKIES 1929-30

Hey Gang, if you haven't bought HARRY LANGDON AT HAL ROACH: THE TALKIES 1929-30 yet, Amazon now has it selling for $18.99: https://www.amazon.com/Harry-Langdon-Hal-Roach-1929-30/dp/B07ZW9Y36M/ref=sr_1_fkmr0_1?keywords=harry+langdon+at+hal+roach+the+talkies&qid=1578622624&s=movies-tv&sr=1...
by Richard M Roberts
Sun May 03, 2020 2:28 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: HARRY LANGDON AT HAL ROACH: THE TALKIES 1929-30
Replies: 28
Views: 7359

Re: HARRY LANGDON AT HAL ROACH: THE TALKIES 1929-30

Everyone is entitled to their own option, but when Mr. Day states that the 8 shorts are "not in pristine condition," I beg to differ. Each film looked and sounded amazing. Admittedly 1929 technology meant that they weren't filmed on a Stretchomatic Screen with Schizophrenic Sound, but the...
by Richard M Roberts
Sat May 02, 2020 2:16 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: HARRY LANGDON AT HAL ROACH: THE TALKIES 1929-30
Replies: 28
Views: 7359

Re: HARRY LANGDON AT HAL ROACH: THE TALKIES 1929-30

Dan Day Jr. over at HITLESS WONDER MOVIE BLOG doesn't get it, but he commends the set:

https://dandayjr35.blogspot.com/2020/05 ... l?spref=fb


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by Richard M Roberts
Fri May 01, 2020 2:29 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: THERE HE GOES (1925) Harry Langdon excerpt
Replies: 1
Views: 1585

THERE HE GOES (1925) Harry Langdon excerpt

Until Paul Gierucki's restored version of THERE HE GOES comes out on the Harry Langdon Educational set, here's a clip from the currently missing Harry Langdon Mack Sennett comedy:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pOVRr-aoKWM

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by Richard M Roberts
Thu Apr 30, 2020 6:51 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Two late Billy Ruge Comedies
Replies: 0
Views: 1901

Two late Billy Ruge Comedies

Here's two Billy Ruge Funful comedies from 1921:

WINNING A WIDOW

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qAhq3ohS3Jo

POWDER PUFF PIRATES

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pWC5rEzFVkA


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by Richard M Roberts
Wed Apr 29, 2020 1:49 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: HOT SPORTS (1929) Monty Collins, Vernon Dent
Replies: 3
Views: 1617

Re: HOT SPORTS (1929) Monty Collins, Vernon Dent

Thank you Richard for posting the link to this short (and for Dave Glass for putting it online). I've known about this title for decades, but this is the first time I've seen it. It's very funny, with Monty, Vernon, and director Jules White all in good form. (And Vernon appeared in over 20 released...
by Richard M Roberts
Tue Apr 28, 2020 6:36 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: HOT SPORTS (1929) Monty Collins, Vernon Dent
Replies: 3
Views: 1617

HOT SPORTS (1929) Monty Collins, Vernon Dent

Late Educational silent Cameo Comedy released August 11, 1929, directed by Jules White and featuring Monty Collins, Vernon Dent, Betty Boyd, Robert Graves and Eva Thatcher:

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


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by Richard M Roberts
Tue Apr 28, 2020 1:52 am
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: HARRY LANGDON AT HAL ROACH: THE TALKIES 1929-30
Replies: 28
Views: 7359

Re: HARRY LANGDON AT HAL ROACH: THE TALKIES 1929-30

Ed Watz just put up his Amazon review of the set, we'll also post it here: "If you're one of those comedy fans who needs to ask, "Why did he do that?" every time Harry Langdon goes into a routine and acts outré, perhaps you won't get the humor that's teeming in this set. If, however, ...