Silent Comedies with Scenes in Movie Theaters

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Rob Farr
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Silent Comedies with Scenes in Movie Theaters

Postby Rob Farr » Sat Nov 22, 2014 2:21 pm

I'm gathering some clips for a school project I'm editing on silent cinemagoing. These are a few early comedies with scenes set inside a silent-era theater. Have I forgotten any obvious ones?

Those Awful Hats
Mabel's Dramatic Career
Tillie's Punctured Romance
A Movie Star
Luke's Movie Muddle
The Movies (Snub Pollard)
Sherlock Jr.
Show People
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Richard M Roberts
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Re: Silent Comedies with Scenes in Movie Theaters

Postby Richard M Roberts » Sat Nov 22, 2014 2:48 pm

Rob Farr wrote:I'm gathering some clips for a school project I'm editing on silent cinemagoing. These are a few early comedies with scenes set inside a silent-era theater. Have I forgotten any obvious ones?

Those Awful Hats
Mabel's Dramatic Career
Tillie's Punctured Romance
A Movie Star
Luke's Movie Muddle
The Movies (Snub Pollard)
Sherlock Jr.
Show People



MOVIE NIGHT with Charley Chase.
POP TUTTLES MOVIE QUEEN with Dan Mason.

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Re: Silent Comedies with Scenes in Movie Theaters

Postby Phil Posner » Sat Nov 22, 2014 4:37 pm

A Film Johnnie
Those Love Pangs
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Bill Sprague
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Re: Silent Comedies with Scenes in Movie Theaters

Postby Bill Sprague » Mon Nov 24, 2014 8:04 pm

HOWLING HOLLYWOOD- (1929)

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Re: Silent Comedies with Scenes in Movie Theaters

Postby Ed Watz » Tue Nov 25, 2014 3:16 pm

TRAMP, TRAMP, TRAMP (1926) - Harry Langdon
In BERLIN: SYMPHONY OF A CITY, an audience is seen watching THE GOLD RUSH (only the edge of the screen is shown, revealing the tramp's feet walking in the snow)
"Of course he smiled -- just like you and me." -- Harold Goodwin, on Buster Keaton (1976)

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Re: Silent Comedies with Scenes in Movie Theaters

Postby Bill Sprague » Wed Oct 18, 2017 9:24 pm

Snub Pollard in "The Dumbbell" and "Before The Public"


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