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by Rob Stone
Wed Sep 25, 2013 10:16 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Mostly Lost 3 dates announced
Replies: 1
Views: 1764

Mostly Lost 3 dates announced

The dates for Mostly Lost III, our now annual film identification workshop, have been set for July 17-19, 2014. The workshop will again take place at the Library of Congress in Culpeper, Virginia. If you have not received an email sent from my cohort Rachel Parker directly announcing these dates and...
by Rob Stone
Wed Sep 11, 2013 11:37 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Vim / Jaxon Comedies
Replies: 11
Views: 9107

Re: Vim / Jaxon Comedies

Just figured out today at work that we have print of this Pokes and Jabs comedy. Couple of troubling things though.... title lists it as a Jaxon but starring "Bobby Burns" with no mention of Walter Stull at all, also this film is a TWO reeler! Far as I can tell P&J only made one two re...
by Rob Stone
Tue Jul 23, 2013 10:15 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Happenings at LC
Replies: 4
Views: 3677

Re: Happenings at LC

Yessss!
by Rob Stone
Tue Jul 23, 2013 8:12 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Happenings at LC
Replies: 4
Views: 3677

Happenings at LC

Some day very, very soon we will have a blog at work and people will know many things about the goings on at the Library of Congress' Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation. Until then, here are a few things we got going in the film preservation/restoration department: THE FAMILY SECRET (Unive...
by Rob Stone
Tue Jul 02, 2013 10:48 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Jimmy Aubrey-THE MECHANIC
Replies: 5
Views: 4792

Re: Jimmy Aubrey-THE MECHANIC

Not a Vitagraph, but a Joe Rock.
by Rob Stone
Fri May 17, 2013 7:18 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: MOSTLY LOST: Last week to register!
Replies: 0
Views: 2671

MOSTLY LOST: Last week to register!

Registration for Mostly Lost II closes a week from today on Friday May 24th. Come to the Library of Congress to see unidentified films that will range from Tom Mix westerns, a Bobby Ray comedy, and an Andy Gump animation to actuality footage of a chess match outside of a cathedral and footage of ani...
by Rob Stone
Wed Apr 24, 2013 5:03 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: MOSTLY LOST reminder
Replies: 0
Views: 2362

MOSTLY LOST reminder

Hello! This is your reminder that registration forms for MOSTLY LOST II: A Film Identification Workshop are due a month from today, on Friday May 24th. We have unknown films from several large institutions from around the world as well as films from individual collectors waiting to be screened and i...
by Rob Stone
Thu Mar 28, 2013 2:11 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: MOSTLY LOST
Replies: 0
Views: 2563

MOSTLY LOST

Registration for this year's "MOSTLY LOST: Silent Film Archaeology II: A Film Identification Workshop" is now open. The workshop takes place June 6-8 at the Library of Congress Packard Campus in Culpeper, Virginia. The goal of the workshop is to utilize the accumulated knowledge of the att...
by Rob Stone
Tue Oct 30, 2012 11:07 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Lost Oliver Hardy film lost no more!
Replies: 5
Views: 3836

Re: Lost Oliver Hardy film lost no more!

I am in the middle of finishing up another (somewhat related) study, another year or so. After that I will be working on a revision of the L or H book. Floated the idea past David Wyatt a year or so ago and I believe he will again provide assistance. Also currently working on another LAUREL OR HARDY...
by Rob Stone
Mon Oct 29, 2012 7:39 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Lost Oliver Hardy film lost no more!
Replies: 5
Views: 3836

Lost Oliver Hardy film lost no more!

Today FedEx delivered four barrels of nitrate purchased by the Library of Congress from a private collector in Suffolk, United Kingdom. Included in the shipment was the previously thought to be lost Oliver Hardy film, AN EXPENSIVE VISIT (Lubin, 1915). Always a good day to be able to add back onto th...