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by Rob Farr
Tue May 11, 2021 9:51 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: THE UNREAL NEWSREEL #2 (1924)
Replies: 2
Views: 974

Re: THE UNREAL NEWSREEL #2 (1924)

One can never have too much Sunshine in this time of Darkness.
by Rob Farr
Fri May 07, 2021 10:22 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: THE UNREAL NEWSREEL #2 (1924)
Replies: 2
Views: 974

THE UNREAL NEWSREEL #2 (1924)

A second one has popped up, thanks to Andy Galaxy. Plenty of Fox Sunshine clips here: https://youtu.be/0pqXhvSijw4
by Rob Farr
Thu May 06, 2021 12:54 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: HEATHER AND YON (1944) Andy Clyde
Replies: 0
Views: 741

HEATHER AND YON (1944) Andy Clyde

With a beefy supporting appearance from Snub Pollard who attempts to decapitate Andy. https://youtu.be/4BA_S_qTI24
by Rob Farr
Tue May 04, 2021 6:44 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Sennett's TEE FOR TWO - Scenes Out of Order
Replies: 0
Views: 785

Sennett's TEE FOR TWO - Scenes Out of Order

This 1932 Sennettcolor two-reeler was considered lost, except for these scenes which are out of order and duplicated: https://youtu.be/S1nZ2rO1zCg
by Rob Farr
Fri Apr 16, 2021 12:08 pm
Forum: CLASSIC TELEVISION
Topic: Marty Feldman Comedy Machine with Groucho as Guest
Replies: 0
Views: 1397

Marty Feldman Comedy Machine with Groucho as Guest

This is rare (and funny) enough that I can even ignore the impossible-to-ignore German subtitles: https://youtu.be/HBTGPypXcNw
by Rob Farr
Mon Apr 12, 2021 3:13 pm
Forum: THE PASSING PARADE
Topic: Dennis Atkinson RIP
Replies: 0
Views: 1003

Dennis Atkinson RIP

I didn’t know Dennis personally, but like many on this board I purchased films from him. He was instrumental in finding many rare and lost prints. He was one of the founding members of the Saginaw CineSation. I hope others who knew him will share their memories.
by Rob Farr
Tue Apr 06, 2021 4:33 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: The Wrong Door (1904)
Replies: 1
Views: 1965

The Wrong Door (1904)

I think it is safe to say that this garnered one of the biggest laughs at the 2003 or 2005 Slapsticon (I forget which). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZL0HGJ9fdzo
by Rob Farr
Sun Apr 04, 2021 1:41 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Mafia Webinar: Collecting Classic Comedy and Film (part 1?): Glenn Mitchell, Richard M Roberts and Hooman Mehren
Replies: 4
Views: 2508

Re: Mafia Webinar: Collecting Classic Comedy and Film (part 1?): Glenn Mitchell, Richard M Roberts and Hooman Mehren

I just finishing listening and I think anyone who grew up watching classic comedy on TV, who perused Blackhawk catalogues, or who took the fatal bite of the apple and became a collector; will enjoy this. Don’t let the epic length deter you. I consumed it in half-hour chunks and the trio’s topics of ...
by Rob Farr
Wed Mar 31, 2021 1:24 pm
Forum: SOUND MOVIE MAIN
Topic: The Most Meta Moment Ever in a B-Western
Replies: 0
Views: 1853

The Most Meta Moment Ever in a B-Western

Upload courtesy of Geno's House of Rare Films, CALL OF THE ROCKIES (1944) is a well-made Republic oater notable for being Sunset Carson's first leading role (even if he is billed under Smiley Burnette). What makes this western special is the ending (at 54:19), which lifts this B-western into the Met...