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by Rob Stone
Tue Oct 16, 2012 1:04 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: MOSTLY LOST 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 3110

MOSTLY LOST 2013

The Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation is sponsoring “Mostly Lost: Silent Film Archaeology II,” the second in an ongoing series of Film Identification Workshops, on June 6-8, 2013 in Culpeper, Va. In keeping with the successful inaugural workshop in 2012, “Mostly Lost” ...
by Rob Stone
Sat Oct 13, 2012 10:23 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: "Stan Without Ollie"
Replies: 0
Views: 1982

"Stan Without Ollie"

I am having trouble finding any reviews (other than a couple of customer reviews on Amazon) of this book. Does anybody know of any? I have just read through the parts about Stan's films he made with G.M. Anderson, and hope to finish up the rest of the book in the next week or so. I have been real bu...
by Rob Stone
Mon Oct 08, 2012 7:47 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Little Jerry, Sliding Billy Watson and Ed Lee Wrothe
Replies: 2
Views: 2707

Little Jerry, Sliding Billy Watson and Ed Lee Wrothe

Spent my long weekend looking into some of the players in the obscure Wizard Comedies second unit that was directed by Jerold T. Hevener. Found some cool stuff out about Little Jerry (who was NOT Jerry Hevener), Sliding Billy and Ed Lee Wrothe.
by Rob Stone
Sun Jul 22, 2012 8:58 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: MOSTLY LOST
Replies: 9
Views: 6192

Re: MOSTLY LOST

Can't think of much anything better than wanting to be Python!
by Rob Stone
Sun Jul 22, 2012 10:45 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: MOSTLY LOST
Replies: 9
Views: 6192

Re: MOSTLY LOST

Oh, I think our workshop, especially the title, are very promising. We were able to identify half of what was shown and add crucial information to many more that will lead to their identification or at least increased viewing. But many, many films are extant yet hidden because of lack of title or ev...
by Rob Stone
Thu Jul 19, 2012 10:42 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: MOSTLY LOST
Replies: 9
Views: 6192

MOSTLY LOST

The final report on the Silent Film Archaeology workshop is forthcoming. We identified 50% give or take a percentage point. Additional good news the dates for next year's workshop MOSTLY LOST: SILENT FILM ARCHAEOLOGY 2 have been set and approved. Look for an announcement soon.

Rob
by Rob Stone
Thu Jul 19, 2012 10:37 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Montgomery and Rock
Replies: 8
Views: 5886

Re: Montgomery and Rock

BFI has a 35mm nitrate print of the M&R film. Soon others will also.......
by Rob Stone
Tue May 01, 2012 7:47 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: John Wayne NOT in CAREFUL PLEASE with Lloyd Hamilton
Replies: 21
Views: 24902

Re: John Wayne NOT in CAREFUL PLEASE with Lloyd Hamilton

I don't care what anyone says.... that is PAUL FIX in "Tillie's Tomato Surprise", and everyone knows that JACK HOLT was the original fat guy in Our Gang. ROBERT LIVINGSTON, RAY CORRIGAN and MAX TERHUNE were the first guys to play the Three Fat Guys for Joe Rock but quit over the name "...
by Rob Stone
Wed Jan 25, 2012 12:06 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Vim / Jaxon Comedies
Replies: 11
Views: 9096

Re: Vim / Jaxon Comedies

Steve: Don't know the guy in JAX... can you e-mail me his contact information? (split_reel@yahoo.com) Bob: You'll be getting a e-mail from me tomorrow... would love to have more. The still posted: Pokes & Jabbs dipped into the theatrical setting for a plot many, many times, so it can be difficul...
by Rob Stone
Thu Dec 29, 2011 9:25 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Vim / Jaxon Comedies
Replies: 11
Views: 9096

Vim / Jaxon Comedies

Would love to hear from anyone that has stills or other stuff from Vim and/or Jaxon comedies. Pokes and Jab(bs), Plump and Runt, Finn and Haddie, Myers and Theby, Babe Hardy and Kate Price, Sparkle Comedies.

Thanks, and have a happy new year!

Rob Stone
split_reel@yahoo.com