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- Tue Oct 13, 2015 5:53 am
- Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
- Topic: Greenbriar Comedy Team Discussions
- Replies: 28
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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...
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, ...
- Sun Aug 02, 2015 2:44 pm
- Forum: SILENT MOVIE MAIN
- Topic: Another Dump, Another Cans of Reels Discovery
- Replies: 6
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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...
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...
- Wed Apr 01, 2015 11:19 am
- Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
- Topic: Richard M.Roberts Banned from Nitrateville
- Replies: 118
- Views: 83076
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...