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by Richard M Roberts
Sat Apr 25, 2020 8:10 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: HOW FATTY MADE GOOD (1913) Hughey Mack
Replies: 0
Views: 1934

HOW FATTY MADE GOOD (1913) Hughey Mack

Nice rural Vitagraph comedy, released January 31, 1913, directed by Ralph Ince, with Hughey Mack, Lucille Lee Stewart, Richard Rosson, and E. K. Lincoln:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oDqWxmvl5Ms

Another title run at Slapsticon.

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by Richard M Roberts
Thu Apr 23, 2020 4:46 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: RACING MAD (1928) Al St. John
Replies: 0
Views: 2018

RACING MAD (1928) Al St. John

Here's a chunk of RACING MAD, an Educational Mermaid comedy released January 8, 1928 directed by Stephen Roberts, and featuring Al St. John, Estelle Bradley, Spencer Bell, Phil Dunham and Glen Cavender: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2rsleC6JQ9U And speaking of what we were talking about on the DUL...
by Richard M Roberts
Thu Apr 23, 2020 4:36 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Dull Care (reconstructed)
Replies: 2
Views: 1600

Re: Dull Care (reconstructed)

Here's Dave's reconstruction BTW: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pxyaNVBjT4Q Is it complete? Probably not, who knows or who cares? One begins to escape the OCD madness of film buffery by letting go of phrases like "complete" and "definitive". No two prints of a silent films were...
by Richard M Roberts
Thu Apr 23, 2020 12:13 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: MABEL'S STRATEGEM (1912) Mabel Normand, Fred MAce
Replies: 0
Views: 1925

MABEL'S STRATEGEM (1912) Mabel Normand, Fred MAce

Fun early Keystone split-reeler, released by Mutual December 30, 1912, directed by Mack Sennett with Mabel Normand, Fred Mace, and Alice Davenport:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ncwq7DZvoDg&t=33s

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by Richard M Roberts
Tue Apr 21, 2020 8:31 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: FUNNYMOONERS (1926) Ralph Graves
Replies: 0
Views: 1934

FUNNYMOONERS (1926) Ralph Graves

Pretty funny Mack Sennett comedy released by Pathe' February 7, 1926, directed by Lloyd Bacon, and featuring Ralph Graves, Thelma Parr, Marvin Loback, Vernon Dent, Sunshine Hart, William McCall and Louise Carver. This was shown at Slapsticon 2010 and the Snark Ensemble played original scores for it ...
by Richard M Roberts
Tue Apr 21, 2020 10:37 am
Forum: THE PASSING PARADE
Topic: Ian Whitcomb RIP
Replies: 0
Views: 2464

Ian Whitcomb RIP

Very sad news today, my friend Ian Whitcomb has passed away in Pasadena, Ca at the age of 78. Ian was perhaps the only rock n'roll star who became an historian and performer of classic music from the early 20th Century, even if others like Harry NIlsson and George Harrison dabbled in it. Here's Ian ...
by Richard M Roberts
Sun Apr 19, 2020 4:26 pm
Forum: CLASSIC TELEVISION
Topic: Martin and Lewis on THE TONIGHT SHOW w/ Steve Allen (1955)
Replies: 0
Views: 3538

Martin and Lewis on THE TONIGHT SHOW w/ Steve Allen (1955)

Rare chunk of an early TONIGHT SHOW with Steve Allen doing a coast-to-coast live hookup with Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis in 1955:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4MqN0wT ... =emb_title


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by Richard M Roberts
Sat Apr 18, 2020 2:06 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: ID'ing an unidentified for LOC---again!
Replies: 0
Views: 2055

ID'ing an unidentified for LOC---again!

https://www.flickr.com/photos/nfig/sets ... 095366643/


Sometimes these boneheads never listen, I identified this film for them about five years ago, it's a Bullseye called COPPERS AND SCENTS that was released in the Spring-Fall of 1919.

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by Richard M Roberts
Sat Apr 18, 2020 8:58 am
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: HARRY LANGDON AT HAL ROACH: THE TALKIES 1929-30
Replies: 28
Views: 9486

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

Nice plug from Paul Etcheverry at Way Too Lazy to Write A Blog:

http://psychotronicpaul.blogspot.com/20 ... es-at.html

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by Richard M Roberts
Fri Apr 17, 2020 8:01 am
Forum: CLASSIC TELEVISION
Topic: Groucho Marx makes surprise appearance on THE TONIGHT SHOW (1965)
Replies: 0
Views: 1942

Groucho Marx makes surprise appearance on THE TONIGHT SHOW (1965)

Groucho surprises Johnny Carson in an early TONIGHT SHOW broadcast on Buster Keaton's birthday (10/4/1965):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AkVB2A_uaTU

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