imd(um)b gets dumber and dumber........

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Richard M Roberts
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imd(um)b gets dumber and dumber........

Postby Richard M Roberts » Tue Dec 12, 2017 11:20 am

Looking at the imdb today, say, did you know that Rene' Clair co-wrote THE GOLDEN AGE OF COMEDY:

I'm sure Robert Youngson would have been shocked to find that out, but then you gotta love the "expert" opinion in the reviews that complains that there are no Chaplin, Keaton, or Lloyd clips in the compilation, without anyone's brain turning over even a half-inch as to why that might be.

I know, we're shooting fish in a barrel here, but even the quality control the imdb had a few years ago seems to elude them now, and it was never anything to brag about.


Rob Farr
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Re: imd(um)b gets dumber and dumber........

Postby Rob Farr » Tue Dec 12, 2017 11:52 am

No doubt they're confusing it with Clair's Le silence est d'or aka Man About Town. Which, by the way, is a wonderful film which lovingly captures la belle epoque. I'd love to see it again.
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