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by Richard M Roberts
Sun Jun 09, 2019 3:49 am
Forum: SOUND MOVIE MAIN
Topic: identify these photos??
Replies: 5
Views: 1227

Re: identify these photos??

an update regarding the SET DESIGN photographs, #3 and 4. It has been suggested that these photographs are actually from the film Hollywood Cavalcade (1939); that film **WAS** directed by Irving Cummings and, "Common Clay" was the title of a fictitious film-within-a-film. has anyone seen ...
by Richard M Roberts
Fri Jun 07, 2019 4:08 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: MAX AND HIS MOTHER-IN-LAW (1911) Max Linder
Replies: 0
Views: 113

MAX AND HIS MOTHER-IN-LAW (1911) Max Linder

A delightful Max Linder two-reeler released by Pathe' August 11, 1911, directed by Linder and featuring Max with Gabrielle Lange, Paulette Loray, Leon Belieres, Charles De Rochefort, Saturnin Fabres', Paquerette, and Jacques Vandenne, shot on location at Chamounix in the winter: https://www.youtube....
by Richard M Roberts
Thu Jun 06, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: THE PASSING PARADE
Topic: Dr. John RIP
Replies: 0
Views: 158

Dr. John RIP

Holy Crap! Last week it was Leon Redbone, this week it’s Dr. John!: https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/obituaries/dr-john-flamboyant-soul-of-new-orleans-music-dies-at-77/2019/06/06/e31783f2-88b1-11e9-a870-b9c411dc4312_story.html?utm_term=.fbde41a44dc0 It’s been hell on gravel-voiced songsmiths of ...
by Richard M Roberts
Thu Jun 06, 2019 5:33 pm
Forum: SILENT MOVIE MAIN
Topic: THE SEVENTH DAY (1922) Richard Barthelmess
Replies: 4
Views: 1012

Re: THE SEVENTH DAY (1922) Richard Barthelmess

Hey! Now how's this for service, someone else has put it up with English captions as an option:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=buoW4VVVGBQ

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by Richard M Roberts
Thu Jun 06, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: SILENT MOVIE MAIN
Topic: THE SEVENTH DAY (1922) Richard Barthelmess
Replies: 4
Views: 1012

Re: THE SEVENTH DAY (1922) Richard Barthelmess

Oops, the cc/subtitles are in Spanish only, click on the closed captions and they usually give you language options. Sorry Agnes, I was wrong on that one, those wanting English are hosed! Though, if I said that, I must have watched it in English........who knows, I'm the film expert, not the compute...
by Richard M Roberts
Wed Jun 05, 2019 10:06 pm
Forum: CLASSIC TELEVISION
Topic: The Blackboard Bungle on Fractured Flickers
Replies: 2
Views: 223

Re: The Blackboard Bungle on Fractured Flickers

I am searching for the answer to a question that I have been posing for 56 years. The Blackboard Bungle was a segment on episode 10 of the television series Fractured Flickers first aired in 1963. I recognized one of the actors in the segment as Gino Corrado. Unfortunately, I don't know any of the ...
by Richard M Roberts
Wed Jun 05, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: ENTENTE CORDIAL (1912) Max Linder
Replies: 0
Views: 111

ENTENTE CORDIAL (1912) Max Linder

Here's a great Max Linder comedy released by Pathe' November 22, 1912, directed by Max and featuring him with Jane Renouardt, stacy Napierkowska, and Henry Fragon:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5No2iitdXlI&t=424s

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by Richard M Roberts
Tue Jun 04, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Nitrateville General Jackassery: Happy Anniversary Silent Comedy Mafia
Replies: 2
Views: 402

Re: Nitrateville General Jackassery: Happy Anniversary Silent Comedy Mafia

I'm fond of saying that life is too short to be miserable. To Silents Please, I say, sweet macaroons, pick your battles. Time is better spent enjoying and discussing classic films. Everyone may not always agree with you, Richard, but they can certainly learn a lot from you. I know I have. Thank you...
by Richard M Roberts
Mon Jun 03, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Nitrateville General Jackassery: Happy Anniversary Silent Comedy Mafia
Replies: 2
Views: 402

Nitrateville General Jackassery: Happy Anniversary Silent Comedy Mafia

What a typical petty and cowardly act ol’ Mike Gebert pulled on nitwitvile today deleting the thread where one Jim Crane congratulated Silent Comedy Mafia on its tenth anniversary, praised my writing, and wished that I would return to nincompoop village to raise the IQ level of the place once again,...