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by Richard M Roberts
Tue Mar 31, 2020 4:10 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: WHAT'S THE WORLD COMING TO? (1926) Clyde Cook
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Views: 112

WHAT'S THE WORLD COMING TO? (1926) Clyde Cook

Great Clyde Cook gender-bender comedy in the complete two-reel version, produced by Hal Roach, released by Pathe' January 17, 1926, directed by Richard Wallace and F. Richard Jones, featuring Clyde with James Finlayson, Katherine Grant, Martha Sleeper, Laura De Cardi, and an unbilled, heavily disgui...
by Richard M Roberts
Mon Mar 30, 2020 11:44 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: A GHOSTLY NIGHT (1924) Jimmy Aubrey
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Views: 79

A GHOSTLY NIGHT (1924) Jimmy Aubrey

A chunk of a Joe Rock-produced and directed Jimmy Aubrey Comedy, released by Selznick Distributing May 1, 1924:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jQbS1m8tvRk


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by Richard M Roberts
Mon Mar 30, 2020 9:11 pm
Forum: SILENT MOVIE MAIN
Topic: Nitrateville Answer Dept: Identification of a late american silent film - fragment
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Views: 117

Nitrateville Answer Dept: Identification of a late american silent film - fragment

https://www.nitrateville.com/viewtopic.php?f=24&t=29710 The clip is from a Richard Talmadge picture called BACHELOR'S CLUB (Oscar Price Productions-Parthenon Pictures 1929) directed by Noel Smith. That's Richard Talmadge kicking the badguys, and Barbara Worth is the dark haired gal. RICHARD M RO...
by Richard M Roberts
Sun Mar 29, 2020 11:52 am
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: VCI/Sprocket Vault sale
Replies: 1
Views: 191

VCI/Sprocket Vault sale

Hey Gang, VCI is having a spring 60% off SRP sale on it's DVD and Blu-Ray titles, including the Kit Parker/Sprocket Vault releases, so a good time to pick up either of the Charley Chase, Todd and Pitts and Yes, even the Harry Langdon set for a good discount: https://www.vcientertainment.com/ The cod...
by Richard M Roberts
Sun Mar 29, 2020 6:49 am
Forum: Sanctioned Links
Topic: Hall of Flame Firefighting Museum Youtube Channel
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Views: 67

Hall of Flame Firefighting Museum Youtube Channel

Okay, I know this has only tangentially anything to do with film comedy (hey, fire engines and fire fighters are utilized in silent and early sound comedy), but we are also interested in many other aspects of history, and this is a shoutout for a world-class museum we have here in Phoenix, AZ that w...
by Richard M Roberts
Fri Mar 27, 2020 10:31 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: HER CROWNING GLORY (1911) John BUnny, Flora Finch
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Views: 163

HER CROWNING GLORY (1911) John BUnny, Flora Finch

Released by Vitagraph September 12, 1911, directed by Larry Trimble, featuring John Bunny, Flora Finch, Helene Costello and Kate Price:

https://www.filmpreservation.org/preser ... glory-1911


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by Richard M Roberts
Thu Mar 26, 2020 7:42 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: How in the World Did Our SCM Founder Discover...
Replies: 2
Views: 197

Re: How in the World Did Our SCM Founder Discover...

... that parts of The Silent Enemy were used as stock footage for Fatal Glass of Beer? In a Facebook conversation Frank M. Thompson asked about the source of stock footage in TFGoB. I confidently answered that it came from Yukon Jake. But Brent Walker chimed in with the nugget that Richard M. Rober...
by Richard M Roberts
Wed Mar 25, 2020 12:42 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: LOVE'S YOUNG SCREAM (1928) Jack Duffy
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Views: 164

LOVE'S YOUNG SCREAM (1928) Jack Duffy

Al Christie comedy released by Paramount May 12, 1928, directed by William Watson, with Jack Duffy, Anne Cornwall, Jimmie Harrison, Cliff Lancaster, and Dorothy Vernon.

https://media.dlib.indiana.edu/media_objects/vt150j44p

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by Richard M Roberts
Tue Mar 24, 2020 7:27 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: HUNCHBACK BRINGS LUCK (1908) Max Linder
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Views: 214

HUNCHBACK BRINGS LUCK (1908) Max Linder

Original French title UNE VEINE DE BOSSU, released by Pathe' April 18, 1908, starring Max Linder:

https://vimeo.com/376415075


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by Richard M Roberts
Tue Mar 24, 2020 7:22 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: MAX JOINS THE GIANTS (1913) Max Linder
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Views: 188

MAX JOINS THE GIANTS (1913) Max Linder

Original French title: MAX YEUT GRANDIR, released by Pathe' January 28, 1913, directed by and starring Max Linder, with Stacia Napierkowska and Jane Renouardt :

https://vimeo.com/376415152


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