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by Richard M Roberts
Tue Aug 28, 2018 6:03 am
Forum: CLASSIC TELEVISION
Topic: Brother Theodore/Jerry Lewis/Merv Griffin (1966)
Replies: 6
Views: 955

Re: Brother Theodore/Jerry Lewis/Merv Griffin (1966)

Here Rob, are a few more things to help you understand Brother Theodore: Talking about Brother Theodore: Joe Dante https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m2dhjKPfaXY&app=desktop Tom Schiller: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a-NpGMN5WDg&app=desktop Dick Cavett: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PGMxB-...
by Richard M Roberts
Mon Aug 27, 2018 11:39 pm
Forum: CLASSIC TELEVISION
Topic: Brother Theodore/Jerry Lewis/Merv Griffin (1966)
Replies: 6
Views: 955

Re: Brother Theodore/Jerry Lewis/Merv Griffin (1966)

I can understand someone not "getting", or even "getting but not liking" Brother Theodore's act, and sadly, television talk shows were not really the form in which he shined. His one-man shows, several of which were recorded, show someone who knows what he is doing, and it's basi...
by Richard M Roberts
Mon Aug 27, 2018 4:38 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: MAX'S VACATION (1914) Max Linder
Replies: 0
Views: 320

MAX'S VACATION (1914) Max Linder

A later Linder Pathe', released in France January 9, 1914, directed by Max Linder and featuring him with Lucy d'Orbel, Georges Gorby, and Gaby Morlay:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_mF2Jlld3xs


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by Richard M Roberts
Wed Aug 22, 2018 6:06 am
Forum: CLASSIC TELEVISION
Topic: Brother Theodore/Jerry Lewis/Merv Griffin (1966)
Replies: 6
Views: 955

Brother Theodore/Jerry Lewis/Merv Griffin (1966)

A triple-threat combination, from 1966:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g2Fg2H3sucI

This is better than wrestling

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by Richard M Roberts
Mon Aug 20, 2018 5:59 am
Forum: CLASSIC TELEVISION
Topic: FILM ODYSSEY Opening
Replies: 0
Views: 355

FILM ODYSSEY Opening

Now how's this for film buff nostalgia, one of the openings for KCET/PBS's FILM ODYSSEY, from April 10, 1972, with Charles Champlin introducing an evening of short films: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c6vDNgfqfWQ I recall this one well, it was the first time I saw Dick Lester's THE RUNNING-JUMPING...
by Richard M Roberts
Sat Aug 18, 2018 3:50 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Onésime et l'étudiante (1912) Ernest Bourbon
Replies: 0
Views: 342

Onésime et l'étudiante (1912) Ernest Bourbon

Here's one of the Jean Durand-directed Gaumont comedies starring Ernest Bourbon, also featuring Gaston Modot:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q-vZKrT0sBU

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by Richard M Roberts
Sat Aug 18, 2018 3:43 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Slapsticon notes: SPRINGTIME SAPS (1928) Snub POllard, Marvin Loback
Replies: 0
Views: 364

Slapsticon notes: SPRINGTIME SAPS (1928) Snub POllard, Marvin Loback

SPRINGTIME SAPS (Weiss Brothers-Artclass released 1929) Writer/Director: Les Goodwins, Cast: Snub Pollard, Marvin Loback. When Harry “Snub” Pollard was rather unceremoniously dumped from the Hal Roach Studios roster in 1924, he first returned to vaudeville, where he actually did quite well. When he ...
by Richard M Roberts
Wed Aug 08, 2018 11:13 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: THELMA TODD/ZASU PITTS: THE HAL ROACH COLLECTION 1931-33 Coming in October
Replies: 4
Views: 1382

Re: THELMA TODD/ZASU PITTS: THE HAL ROACH COLLECTION 1931-33 Coming in October

[quote="Rift Corbitt"]Excellent! Is the "legit" confusion over the font used on the packaging? Or the lack of a back cover image being displayed on Amazon? My guess is the later. [quote] Hi Rift. Neither, see this previous thread: http://www.silentcomedymafia.com/viewtopic.php?f=...
by Richard M Roberts
Wed Aug 08, 2018 2:13 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: MAX DANS LA FAMILIE (Max is Convalescent) Max Linder
Replies: 0
Views: 428

MAX DANS LA FAMILIE (Max is Convalescent) Max Linder

Interesting Max Linder comedy made after he had recovered from surgery, released by Pathe' in France October 27, 1911 and festuring Max with Marcelle and Suzanne Leuville:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mrzQ0bji3AQ

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by Richard M Roberts
Wed Aug 08, 2018 2:06 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: CALINO COURTIER EN PARATONERRES (1912)
Replies: 0
Views: 347

CALINO COURTIER EN PARATONERRES (1912)

One of the Gaumont Calino comedies, directed by Jean Durand, and featuring Clement Mege and Gaston Modot:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xj1j9VjSsko


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