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by Richard M Roberts
Sun Aug 11, 2019 2:27 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Dealing With Fan Mail.....
Replies: 2
Views: 1694

Dealing With Fan Mail.....

So, this morning a friend sent me this Facebook posting from something called Dave Heath: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48508571806_ec77021e0e_b.jpg This is apparently the mafia posting that drove him into a tizzy: http://www.silentcomedymafia.com/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=2248 Well, the interes...
by Richard M Roberts
Thu Aug 08, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Coming in November..........
Replies: 6
Views: 2115

Coming in November..........

Thanksgiving.


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by Richard M Roberts
Wed Aug 07, 2019 11:03 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: CHARLEY CHASE AT HAL ROACH: THE TALKIES VOLUME TWO 1932-33 coming out this Tuesday
Replies: 20
Views: 8857

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

Okay you mugs, there's only four reviews on Amazon as of today. I know the sets are getting sold and seen when folk are stealing information from my commentary tracks and putting it up on their websites crediting it to themselves, so the least you can do is go put a five-star review up there to guar...
by Richard M Roberts
Wed Aug 07, 2019 5:34 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: HEY NANNY NANNY (1934) Clark and McCullough
Replies: 0
Views: 1417

HEY NANNY NANNY (1934) Clark and McCullough

Fun RKO comedy from 1934 with Clark and McCullough, Thelma White, Nat Carr, Sydney Jarvis, and Monty Collins, directed by Ben Holmes:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h5zEV6OkofQ&t=23s


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by Richard M Roberts
Mon Aug 05, 2019 6:11 am
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: CHARLEY CHASE AT HAL ROACH: THE TALKIES VOLUME TWO 1932-33 coming out this Tuesday
Replies: 20
Views: 8857

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

Ed Watz sent me his Amazon review, which should be up on their page shortly: "Better Than Any Sitcom - Charley Chase At His Very Best (5 stars) Charley Chase was one of the brightest stars of the Hal Roach Studios during that "golden age of comedy," the 1920s and '30s. And this second...
by Richard M Roberts
Wed Jul 31, 2019 2:41 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: THE VILLAGE CHESTNUT (1918) Chester Conklin
Replies: 1
Views: 1381

THE VILLAGE CHESTNUT (1918) Chester Conklin

A Sennett Paramount released December 29, 1918, directed by Raymond Griffith and Walter Wright, featuring Chester Conklin with Louise Fazenda, Myrtle Lind, Paddy McGuire, Eva Thatcher, Gene Rogers, Hughie Mack, George Gray and Pat Kelly: https://www.filmpreservation.org/preserved-films/screening-roo...
by Richard M Roberts
Tue Jul 30, 2019 7:48 am
Forum: CLASSIC TELEVISION
Topic: PETER COOK AND CO (1980) Peter Cook John Cleese, Terry Jones
Replies: 0
Views: 1596

PETER COOK AND CO (1980) Peter Cook John Cleese, Terry Jones

A fun Peter Cook special from 1980 with his guests John Cleese, Terry Jones, Rowan Atkinson, Beryl Reid and others:

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


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by Richard M Roberts
Wed Jul 17, 2019 8:54 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: CHARLEY CHASE AT HAL ROACH: THE TALKIES VOLUME TWO 1932-33 coming out this Tuesday
Replies: 20
Views: 8857

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

Chris Seguin put this up on his Scribefiles Facebook page: "Here’s the thing with the new ’Charley Chase: At Hal Roach: The Talkies Volume Two 1932-33’ DVD release... and the earlier Volume 1. Each film is also a 20-minute history lesson on the Hal Roach studios, its stars and personnel, bit pl...