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by Joe Migliore
Fri Oct 23, 2015 5:08 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: AN ENEMY OF SOAP (1918) - Toto
Replies: 4
Views: 3767

Re: AN ENEMY OF SOAP (1918) - Toto

They should replace that guy with Chaplin's understudy.
by Joe Migliore
Tue Oct 20, 2015 6:31 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: The Charley Chase Scrapbook published today
Replies: 4
Views: 5860

Re: The Charley Chase Scrapbook published today

Thanks for posting the link, Ed. (My wife keeps asking me what I want for Christmas.)
by Joe Migliore
Tue Oct 13, 2015 5:53 am
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Greenbriar Comedy Team Discussions
Replies: 28
Views: 22757

Re: Greenbriar Comedy Team Discussions

As a child, I had regular exposure to Abbott & Costello; WPIX had the whole Universal package, and would run one every Sunday morning. I loved them all, but as I discovered more classic comedies (Stan & Babe, Bill Fields, and The Marx Bros.), my opinion of Lou Costello's character waned. Bud...
by Joe Migliore
Fri Sep 11, 2015 6:20 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Dickie Moore RIP
Replies: 2
Views: 2887

Re: Dickie Moore RIP

Even though he only appeared in eight of the Our Gang shorts, they made an impression. One of my earliest memories of the series is Stymie wrenching Dickie's stiff neck into the correct position in FREE WHEELING, fixing it in the process. I also prefer Moore's OLIVER TWIST (1933) to later versions, ...
by Joe Migliore
Sun Aug 02, 2015 2:44 pm
Forum: SILENT MOVIE MAIN
Topic: Another Dump, Another Cans of Reels Discovery
Replies: 6
Views: 6443

Re: Another Dump, Another Cans of Reels Discovery

Gary Johnson wrote: Was no one looking back in the Seventies? Or was no one announcing their discoveries? Certainly nobody was announcing their discoveries on the internet. Don't forget how long it took such information to disseminate to the collector who was not actively involved in film preservati...
by Joe Migliore
Fri Jul 24, 2015 3:30 pm
Forum: SCM 101
Topic: Bobby Vernonburns
Replies: 3
Views: 11276

Re: Bobby Vernonburns

The one I've just watched is RENO OR BUST, but re-titled "Away We Go" on a DVD called OLD TIME COMEDY CLASSICS VOLUME 6 from Tele Vista. Seeing the name "Bob Burns" on the new title card reminded me that I had heard the narrator use it on SWEETIES, the last short included on Grap...
by Joe Migliore
Fri Jul 24, 2015 1:43 am
Forum: SCM 101
Topic: Bobby Vernonburns
Replies: 3
Views: 11276

Bobby Vernonburns

I've seen two Bobby Vernon shorts in which he is billed as "Bobby Burns"; Was this the work of a television syndicator?
by Joe Migliore
Tue Jun 16, 2015 11:51 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Hallroom Boys Book
Replies: 4
Views: 4148

Re: Hallroom Boys Book

This is welcome news! My breath is already bated. (Usually it's only horrific.)
by Joe Migliore
Tue May 12, 2015 6:20 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: MOVIELAND (1926) - Lupino Lane
Replies: 2
Views: 3185

Re: MOVIELAND (1926) - Lupino Lane

Good job putting it all together, Dave. Thank you for posting it!
by Joe Migliore
Wed Apr 01, 2015 11:19 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Richard M.Roberts Banned from Nitrateville
Replies: 118
Views: 91105

Re: Richard M.Roberts Banned from Nitrateville

Richard M Roberts wrote: Well, we have an award-winner from one of Nitratevile's best and brightest, Mr. Entrederriere' on being told most silent film fans hated MIchael Polher's score for THE PENALTY: "Well, most silent film fans and Nitratevillains love the puerile antics of Buster Keaton &am...