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by Rob Farr
Fri Aug 28, 2020 9:07 am
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Most of Down Memory Lane (1949)
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Views: 782

Most of Down Memory Lane (1949)

Continuing our Sennett talkie run, here is 52 minutes of the 1949 Mack Sennett compilation, Down Memory Lane. There is a ragged-looking splice just before Sennett enters the studio, which originally contained W.C Fields’ The Dentist, if I remember correctly. But it’s great seeing late-era Franklin P...
by Rob Farr
Thu Aug 27, 2020 10:46 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: SennettColor: Strange Birds (1930)
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Views: 688

SennettColor: Strange Birds (1930)

It's a stretch to call this a comedy, but it is a rare SennettColor short with Marjorie Beebe trying to inject a little fun in an otherwise dry documentary about a bird sanctuary on Catalina Island. https://youtu.be/F3I81IDbxYc
by Rob Farr
Thu Aug 27, 2020 10:41 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Sennett: The Girl in the Tonneau (1932)
Replies: 0
Views: 669

Sennett: The Girl in the Tonneau (1932)

With Luis Alberni and Arthur Stone. https://youtu.be/TDaZiAI0T-o
by Rob Farr
Sat Aug 08, 2020 9:50 pm
Forum: SOUND MOVIE MAIN
Topic: Orson Welles at the Cinémathèque Francais in 1983
Replies: 1
Views: 388

Orson Welles at the Cinémathèque Francais in 1983

https://www.cinematheque.fr/henri/film/125173-orson-welles-a-la-cinematheque-francaise-pierre-andre-boutang-guy-seligmann-1983/ From the CineSavant website: By now I think most Welles fans know about it, but last Tuesday Gary Teetzel advanced us a link to Orson Welles à la Cinémathèque française, a ...
by Rob Farr
Mon Aug 03, 2020 11:43 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Niles Essanay Museum Panel on Keystone Cops
Replies: 2
Views: 810

Niles Essanay Museum Panel on Keystone Cops

Organized and moderated by Chris Seguin, this two-hour panel discussion features many of the authors of Chase!: A Tribute to the Keystone Cops, edited by Lon and Debra Davis. Make sure you don't miss the brilliant Keystone Cops video montage edited by the redoubtable Dave Glass at 9:25 into the vide...
by Rob Farr
Thu Jul 30, 2020 9:52 am
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: A Hint to Brides (1929)
Replies: 1
Views: 1179

Re: A Hint to Brides (1929)

On a morbid note, Lawrence Leslie, who plays the crook, died the following year of rheumatic heart disease at the age of 22. He appears much older in this film.
by Rob Farr
Mon Jul 27, 2020 8:34 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: A Hint to Brides (1929)
Replies: 1
Views: 1179

A Hint to Brides (1929)

A very early Christie talkie with Johnny Arthur and Ruth Taylor. https://youtu.be/USnQ_KKgJME
by Rob Farr
Thu Jul 23, 2020 9:42 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Unreal Newsreel #1
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Views: 1109

Unreal Newsreel #1

Full of clips from Fox Sunshine comedies with appearances by Al St. John, Chester Conklin, Slim Summerville, and Lloyd Hamilton. https://youtu.be/1vY5dL9mElw
by Rob Farr
Wed Jul 15, 2020 6:39 pm
Forum: CLASSIC TELEVISION
Topic: Bobby Clark in Mike Todd’s Revue (1951)
Replies: 1
Views: 1469

Bobby Clark in Mike Todd’s Revue (1951)

Among the guest stars are Willie, West & McGinty. I wonder how Clark felt about playing a barber in a skit where he mimes slashing his customer’s throat?

https://youtu.be/mKcXrArlqjo