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by Louie Despres
Tue Jun 16, 2009 12:11 pm
Forum: Research Archive
Topic: Vaudeville resources?
Replies: 27
Views: 15873

Vaudeville resources?

I have no idea if this is the correct section to put this, but where are the institutions where one could go and research vaudeville performers? Are there particular publications that I should be searching? I am looking for further information on El Brendel and his wife Flo Bert during their early s...
by Louie Despres
Sun Jun 14, 2009 6:23 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Andy Clyde Film ID
Replies: 6
Views: 4243

Re: Andy Clyde Film ID

No idea, I got it from the still #!
by Louie Despres
Sun Jun 14, 2009 4:15 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Andy Clyde Film ID
Replies: 6
Views: 4243

Re: Andy Clyde Film ID

"Boom Goes The Groom" (1939) directed by Charley Chase
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0144798/combined
by Louie Despres
Thu Jun 11, 2009 1:00 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Our Favorite Clifftop
Replies: 6
Views: 4609

Re: Our Favorite Clifftop

Brent,
Didn't know you had a website. Great read, thanks for sharing.
by Louie Despres
Wed Jun 10, 2009 1:55 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Silent Comedy Babes - Random Graphics
Replies: 3
Views: 5057

Re: Silent Comedy Babes - Random Graphics

OK, I'll play along, here's one of Anita Garvin:

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by Louie Despres
Tue Jun 09, 2009 5:29 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Just 'cause you love him - El Brendel on TV!!
Replies: 0
Views: 2648

Just 'cause you love him - El Brendel on TV!!

Here's El Brendel doing a little comedy during his appearance on the "Destry" TV show 4/3/64. This is his last known filmed appearance and he passed 6 days after the broadcast. Hope you enjoy!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2OhFqVMWz-Y
by Louie Despres
Mon Jun 08, 2009 6:42 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Hal Roach Studio ads
Replies: 4
Views: 4462

Re: Hal Roach Studio ads

I think I'll add to this fun, here's a few from a 1928-1929 MGM calender: http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v228/robertpollard/images2786.jpg http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v228/robertpollard/images2793.jpg http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v228/robertpollard/images2794.jpg http://img.photobucket...
by Louie Despres
Mon Jun 08, 2009 2:59 pm
Forum: SCM 101
Topic: Why are Keaton, Lloyd and Chaplin the "Big Three?"
Replies: 14
Views: 13542

Re: Why are Keaton, Lloyd and Chaplin the "Big Three?"

David B Pearson wrote:
El Brendel? Did he do comedy?

DBP


According to many people, no.
by Louie Despres
Mon Jun 08, 2009 2:44 pm
Forum: SCM 101
Topic: Why are Keaton, Lloyd and Chaplin the "Big Three?"
Replies: 14
Views: 13542

Re: Why are Keaton, Lloyd and Chaplin the "Big Three?"

More of this pointless bull****??

Will there ever be a forum dealing with silent film comedy where this ****ing subject isn't brought up???

I mean, who really gives a f***, can't we all just laugh at everything???
by Louie Despres
Wed Jun 03, 2009 1:47 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: "The Keystone Kid" review?
Replies: 6
Views: 5143

"The Keystone Kid" review?

I just saw a copy of the book "The Keystone Kid: Tales of Early Hollywood" by Coy Watson Jr. and was wondering if this book is worthwhile picking up?