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by Richard M Roberts
Mon May 20, 2019 3:59 am
Forum: SOUND MOVIE MAIN
Topic: identify these photos??
Replies: 1
Views: 72

Re: identify these photos??

Well, number 5 is Paul Muni as Emile Zola, and I think the two set shots are for the 1930 Fox picture COMMON CLAY, and the director is Irving Cummings, who may have been filling in for Victor Fleming that day.

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by Richard M Roberts
Sun May 19, 2019 6:24 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: JUST IMAGINATION (1916) Musty Suffer
Replies: 0
Views: 75

JUST IMAGINATION (1916) Musty Suffer

Here's another MIshap of Musty Suffer, released by George Kleine April 19, 1916, directed by Louis Myll, and featuring Harry Watson Jr. along with George Bickel, Dan Crimmins, H. H. McCollum, Della Connor and Maxfield Morse:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QpQ4EPQhEnc

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by Richard M Roberts
Wed May 15, 2019 6:51 am
Forum: THE PASSING PARADE
Topic: Tim Conway RIP
Replies: 0
Views: 134

Tim Conway RIP

As the funny people continue to exit the planet without replacements, so goes Tim Conway at 85. Another wonderful, odd comic mind from Ohio, like Jonathan Winters, I was so glad I got to see Conway and Harvey Korman perform together just a few months before Korman's passing, they were comedy gold to...
by Richard M Roberts
Wed May 15, 2019 4:53 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: The Differences Between Mathew "Tijuana" Jones and Spencer Williams
Replies: 2
Views: 340

Re: The Differences Between Mathew "Tijuana" Jones and Spencer Williams

Okay, now what about the rest of them.

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by Richard M Roberts
Tue May 14, 2019 10:35 pm
Forum: THE PASSING PARADE
Topic: Tim Conway RIP
Replies: 0
Views: 8

Tim Conway RIP

As the funny people continue to exit the planet without replacements, so goes Tim Conway at 85. Plain and simple, great comic, I was so glad that we got to see him and Harvey Korman perform live just before Korman passed away, Conway was another of those odd, Midwestern comedy minds like Jonathan Wi...
by Richard M Roberts
Fri May 10, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: The Differences Between Mathew "Tijuana" Jones and Spencer Williams
Replies: 2
Views: 340

The Differences Between Mathew "Tijuana" Jones and Spencer Williams

We are putting this up for the assistance of some misguided film historians who are having difficulty telling the difference between Mathew “Tijuana” Jones and Spencer Williams: This is Mathew “Tijuana” Jones in one of his few actually credited film appearances in Mack Sennett’s THE NEW AUNT (1928):...
by Richard M Roberts
Wed May 01, 2019 5:39 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: VERSUS SLEDGHAMMERS (1915) Snakeville comedy
Replies: 3
Views: 400

Re: VERSUS SLEDGHAMMERS (1915) Snakeville comedy

[quote="Chris Snowden"]Steve Rydzewski discovered someone selling 16mm prints of this and the Sweedie comedy SWEEDIE THE LAUNDRESS on eBay over a decade ago. I bought one and Steve bought the other, which he later sold to me. Years later I sold off my collection, and I guess whoever ended ...
by Richard M Roberts
Thu Apr 25, 2019 3:51 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: MIDNIGHT AT THE OLD MILL (1916) Ham and Bud
Replies: 0
Views: 193

MIDNIGHT AT THE OLD MILL (1916) Ham and Bud

Once again, Lloyd Hamilton and Bud Duncan display that indefinable warmth that made them such a much-loved comedy team of the late teens as they try to sell each other for medical experiments in MIDNIGHT AT THE OLD MILL released by Kalem June 6, 1916, directed with some visual flair by Lloyd V. Hami...
by Richard M Roberts
Sat Apr 20, 2019 9:38 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: VERSUS SLEDGHAMMERS (1915) Snakeville comedy
Replies: 3
Views: 400

VERSUS SLEDGHAMMERS (1915) Snakeville comedy

How can you not love a comedy about a lovable sledgehammer swinging maniac? Rare Essanay Snakeville comedy released September 2, 1915, shot in Niles by Roy Clements, with Harry Todd, Margaret Joslyn, Victor Potel, Ben Turpin, and Robert Mckenzie: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sW3m5S5Gt3M RICHARD M...
by Richard M Roberts
Wed Apr 17, 2019 7:28 am
Forum: CLASSIC TELEVISION
Topic: When James Mason was on Sesame Street
Replies: 0
Views: 334

When James Mason was on Sesame Street

This definitely comes under the "I never thought that I would see" category, but veteran British actor James Mason once made an appearance on Sesame Street! Go to the link, and hit it around the 6:00 point: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3c5-MwrAKOo&list=PLxCJKstemFmwJEw90PDPfRqjJCF8R...