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by Louie Despres
Sat Sep 13, 2014 3:58 pm
Forum: Books, DVDs, Broadcasts & Screenings
Topic: LARGE collection of DVD's for sale - 50% off!
Replies: 1
Views: 5222

LARGE collection of DVD's for sale - 50% off!

Yes, I am resurrecting the DVD sale I had a couple of years ago, this time with prices MASSIVELY reduced, most up to 50%! All DVD's are single copies and are first come, first served. There's stuff from Warner Brothers, MGM, Universal, 20th Century Fox, Criterion, Image, Milestone, Masters of Cinema...
by Louie Despres
Fri Sep 05, 2014 12:22 pm
Forum: Research Archive
Topic: New update to the El Brendel blog!
Replies: 0
Views: 4021

New update to the El Brendel blog!

New blog post on the birth of "Olsen's Big Moment":

http://www.elbrendel.com/2014/09/unrealized-el-project-i-come-from-hell.html
by Louie Despres
Fri Sep 05, 2014 9:52 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Richard M.Roberts Banned from Nitrateville
Replies: 118
Views: 67199

Re: Richard M.Roberts Banned from Nitrateville

That's the funniest thing Louie has said in months... There were no archives that would have taken the two-color negatives at the time, much less had any way of printing or restoring them. Eastman House was just getting up to speed and Iris Barry at MOMA would have turned up her nose at the materia...
by Louie Despres
Thu Sep 04, 2014 6:22 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Richard M.Roberts Banned from Nitrateville
Replies: 118
Views: 67199

Re: Richard M.Roberts Banned from Nitrateville

DON'T GET ME STARTED ON THE IMMIGRANT'S MISSING FRAMES!!!
by Louie Despres
Sat Aug 16, 2014 11:49 pm
Forum: Books, DVDs, Broadcasts & Screenings
Topic: Capitolfest 2014 review
Replies: 6
Views: 7993

Re: Capitolfest 2014 review

Jim Reid wrote:That's good to hear. I see so many old guys at these things I figured they'd die out in another 20 years or so.


I'd say at least 15-20% of the audience was younger.
by Louie Despres
Sat Aug 16, 2014 8:58 pm
Forum: Books, DVDs, Broadcasts & Screenings
Topic: Capitolfest 2014 review
Replies: 6
Views: 7993

Re: Capitolfest 2014 review

It's true. Even at the start of the fest on Friday I noticed a significantly larger crowd than last year. You show the rare stuff and people will respond.
by Louie Despres
Tue Aug 12, 2014 3:01 pm
Forum: Books, DVDs, Broadcasts & Screenings
Topic: Capitolfest 2014 review
Replies: 6
Views: 7993

Re: Capitolfest 2014 review

I will certainly agree Benita Hume looked great!
by Louie Despres
Mon Aug 11, 2014 11:37 pm
Forum: Books, DVDs, Broadcasts & Screenings
Topic: Capitolfest 2014 review
Replies: 6
Views: 7993

Capitolfest 2014 review

WOW! Just got home from the Capitolfest 12 in Rome, NY and it was another weekend of tremendous films. This year’s “featured star” was William Powell and there were many of his films served up. Nearly all the films are shown in 35mm. Below you’ll find my brief reviews and ratings on all the films I ...
by Louie Despres
Mon Aug 11, 2014 1:57 pm
Forum: SOUND MOVIE MAIN
Topic: Nitratevile Answer Dept: Can You ID this 30's Star
Replies: 16
Views: 11307

Re: Nitratevile Answer Dept: Can You ID this 30's Star

Richard M Roberts wrote:
Louie Despres wrote:Looks like I missed a lot of "fun" stuff while I was watching great films all weekend at Capitolfest!



And we're expecting a full report!


RICHARD M ROBERTS


OK, give me a few days!
by Louie Despres
Mon Aug 11, 2014 6:23 am
Forum: SOUND MOVIE MAIN
Topic: Nitratevile Answer Dept: Can You ID this 30's Star
Replies: 16
Views: 11307

Re: Nitratevile Answer Dept: Can You ID this 30's Star

Looks like I missed a lot of "fun" stuff while I was watching great films all weekend at Capitolfest!