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by Richard M Roberts
Wed Jan 25, 2023 12:32 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Serge Bromberg on trial for manslaughter
Replies: 1
Views: 799

Re: Serge Bromberg on trial for manslaughter

Serge Bromberg was sentenced today: The Créteil Criminal Court on Tuesday sentenced the famous collector and restorer of old films Serge Bromberg to five years in prison, four of which were suspended, for the fatal fire in a building caused by his old highly flammable film reels in 2020. This one-ye...
by Richard M Roberts
Tue Jan 24, 2023 2:03 am
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: HIS HONOR THE MAYOR (1930) Charlie Murray, Eddie Baker
Replies: 0
Views: 182

HIS HONOR THE MAYOR (1930) Charlie Murray, Eddie Baker

An Al Christie Talking Comedy released by paramount March 22, 1920, directed by William Wtson, and featuring Charlie Murray withmARY Gordon, Eddie Baker, and Carol Wines:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j1Nq4hBNoVI

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by Richard M Roberts
Tue Jan 24, 2023 1:44 am
Forum: SOUND MOVIE MAIN
Topic: INFORMATION PLEASE SERIES 2 NO. 12 (1941) Boris Karloff
Replies: 0
Views: 172

INFORMATION PLEASE SERIES 2 NO. 12 (1941) Boris Karloff

Here's the RKO episode of INFORMAITON PLEASE from 1941 that features Boris Karloff as the guest star:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UcUJF6lcLwo

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by Richard M Roberts
Wed Jan 11, 2023 12:05 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: POLISHING UP (1914) John Bunny, Flora finch
Replies: 1
Views: 232

POLISHING UP (1914) John Bunny, Flora finch

A fun John Bunny comedy released by Vitagraph August 14, 1914, directed by George D. Baker and featuring along with Mr. Bunny: Flora Finch, William Humphrey, Phyllis Gray, Emily Hayes and future Gangster player extraordinaire Paul Kelly in his teens as the Bellboy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GU...
by Richard M Roberts
Mon Jan 09, 2023 2:01 am
Forum: THE PASSING PARADE
Topic: John Bird RIP
Replies: 0
Views: 349

John Bird RIP

Just found out that John Bird passed away December 28th of last year at the age of 86: https://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2022/dec/28/john-bird-obituary A fine comedian, alumni of TW3 (apparently he coined the title of the show) and with John Fortune, was a fun double act on British television...
by Richard M Roberts
Sat Dec 31, 2022 7:47 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: ALIBI BYE BYE (1935) Clark and McCullough
Replies: 0
Views: 440

ALIBI BYE BYE (1935) Clark and McCullough

Clark and McCulllough's last and other great short and it's wonderful to finally see material this that didn't have a scratch going down the middle of it:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B4fywvlvwRc&t=509s

Happy New Year Everybody!

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by Richard M Roberts
Sat Dec 31, 2022 2:34 pm
Forum: Books, DVDs, Broadcasts & Screenings
Topic: Harold Lloyd in Venice, 1951
Replies: 1
Views: 341

Re: Harold Lloyd in Venice, 1951

And footage of Jeanette MacDonald and Gene Raymond shopping as well.

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by Richard M Roberts
Thu Dec 29, 2022 2:57 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: SMILEAGE GUARANTEED HAL ROACH BOOK ON SALE NOW!
Replies: 60
Views: 96757

Re: SMILEAGE GUARANTEED HAL ROACH BOOK ON SALE NOW!

Wow, everyone must be sitting at home today. Cleared the shelves in seconds flat.


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by Richard M Roberts
Thu Dec 29, 2022 1:20 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: SMILEAGE GUARANTEED HAL ROACH BOOK ON SALE NOW!
Replies: 60
Views: 96757

Re: SMILEAGE GUARANTEED HAL ROACH BOOK ON SALE NOW!

Good Lord, while taking a gander, Bookfinders has two more at reasonable rates:

https://www.bookfinder.com/book/Smileag ... 989301909/

A lot of film buffs passed away this year.

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by Richard M Roberts
Thu Dec 29, 2022 1:16 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: SMILEAGE GUARANTEED HAL ROACH BOOK ON SALE NOW!
Replies: 60
Views: 96757

Re: SMILEAGE GUARANTEED HAL ROACH BOOK ON SALE NOW!

Gone in 60 seconds, hopefully a late Christmas present for someone.

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