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by Jim Kerkhoff
Sun Jun 14, 2009 12:30 pm
Forum: Books, DVDs, Broadcasts & Screenings
Topic: Becoming Charley Chase - July 28 Release
Replies: 11
Views: 6858

Becoming Charley Chase - July 28 Release

I just pre-ordered the "Becoming Charley Chase" DVD set through Deep Discount. It's current pre-order price is about $15 less than Amazon just to let you know.

Jim K
by Jim Kerkhoff
Sat Jun 13, 2009 5:06 pm
Forum: SOUND COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Tomato is Another Day
Replies: 6
Views: 3584

Re: Tomato is Another Day

Golly that's weird! Shades of "A Fatal Glass of Beer" just not as funny.

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by Jim Kerkhoff
Wed Jun 10, 2009 10:47 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Dorothy Layton (1912 - 2009)
Replies: 3
Views: 2264

Re: Dorothy Layton (1912 - 2009)

Thanks for posting Dorothy Layton's obituary, Paul. I'm kicking myself for not knowing she lived in the Baltimore/Towson area, which is quite close to where I am in Northern Virginia. It would have been great to get in touch and visit to chat about her days at Roach Studios - however brief they were...
by Jim Kerkhoff
Wed Jun 10, 2009 10:31 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: "The Keystone Kid" review?
Replies: 6
Views: 3863

Re: "The Keystone Kid" review?

I found "The Keystone Kid" to be a very enjoyable and informative read. As mentioned, Coy Watson, Jr. doesn't quite get some of the facts quite right - but overall it offers a genuine feel for the experience of being a kid in silent films. So definitely pick it up. (Somewhere I have a news...