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by Louie Despres
Sun Sep 06, 2009 3:14 pm
Forum: Research Archive
Topic: Candid Photo Archive
Replies: 68
Views: 52327

Re: Candid Photo Archive

I'm not selling it and I have no relationship to the person who is, but here's a great negative for sale on ebay right now: http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v228/robertpollard/StoogesCollinsLangdon-1.jpg http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=250494049719&ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT
by Louie Despres
Fri Sep 04, 2009 7:29 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: So........would anybody be interested.....
Replies: 13
Views: 11398

Re: So........would anybody be interested.....

Louie, Before you take the time and effort for a full length book, why not try an article in Classic Images first? Bruce, I certainly thought of that but I don't know if I feel like editing down the information I have AND I am no where near to being done with this thing yet. Getting in to this so l...
by Louie Despres
Tue Sep 01, 2009 4:19 pm
Forum: Research Archive
Topic: CAMERA Comedy Clippings, January 27, 1923
Replies: 28
Views: 14925

Re: CAMERA Comedy Clippings, January 27, 1923

Bruce Calvert wrote:Bruce (who hasn't seen RED LIGHTS yet)


You're not missing much. I saw it at Capitolfest and found it to be awful. In fact, Griffith was probably the only reason I stayed in my seat throughout the picture.
by Louie Despres
Tue Sep 01, 2009 4:15 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: So........would anybody be interested.....
Replies: 13
Views: 11398

Re: So........would anybody be interested.....

I'm with Ian, it probably would make a heck of a book. Unfortunately, I've yet to see any of Brendel's work that's really "sold" me on him. Just a couple of his Columbia two-reelers (having him do Stooge material -- alone or with Harry Langdon -- just seems a terrible idea), an episode of...
by Louie Despres
Sun Aug 30, 2009 10:32 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: So........would anybody be interested.....
Replies: 13
Views: 11398

Re: So........would anybody be interested.....

It would be on my stack of books just below the Ben Blue and Elsie Ames bios, which would be guaranteed to have uncracked spines and clean fresh pages till the day I'm planted. Then again, everyone deserves a damn biography, I guess. But all of us should frequenty ask, " What's it all For?&quo...
by Louie Despres
Sun Aug 30, 2009 9:42 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: So........would anybody be interested.....
Replies: 13
Views: 11398

So........would anybody be interested.....

in reading a full length bio on El Brendel?? I am at a quandary in my research and wondering "what's it all for???" so should I continue towards a book or just keep it a fun thing?
by Louie Despres
Sun Aug 30, 2009 9:39 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Johnny Salvo
Replies: 11
Views: 6772

Re: Johnny Salvo

In 2007, Cinefest showed "Once In A Blue Moon" and I must say that Jimmy was INCREDIBLY frightening throughout the movie and the story was pretty terrible.
by Louie Despres
Tue Aug 25, 2009 12:34 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Ed Wynn introduces "Silent Television"
Replies: 13
Views: 7305

Re: Ed Wynn introduces "Silent Television"

Great clip. I love how Buster says, "are you cranking?" before he throws the pie.
by Louie Despres
Thu Aug 20, 2009 7:52 am
Forum: Research Archive
Topic: Candid Photo Archive
Replies: 68
Views: 52327

Re: Candid Photo Archive

Eric Stott wrote:There was a fairly notorious pornographic comic book featuring Wheeler and Woolsey, but I've yet to peruse a copy:
http://www.tias.com/8354/PictPage/1922709002.html


I got a copy of that but I don't know if this is the forum for it!
by Louie Despres
Thu Aug 13, 2009 12:17 pm
Forum: Research Archive
Topic: Candid Photo Archive
Replies: 68
Views: 52327

Re: Candid Photo Archive

Bobby Clark circa 1916 (or so it says on the back of the still):

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