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by John Bengtson
Wed Aug 13, 2014 8:11 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: New 100 year old Chaplin - Keystone locations
Replies: 1
Views: 2068

New 100 year old Chaplin - Keystone locations

Chaplin and the other Keystone stars filmed many scenes 100 years ago beside the homes still standing north of Echo Park.

http://silentlocations.wordpress.com/2014/08/12/charlie-chaplins-echo-park-home-100-years-later/

Cheers, John
by John Bengtson
Sun May 18, 2014 8:45 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Max Linder Historic Film Locations - Seven Years Bad Luck
Replies: 0
Views: 1494

Max Linder Historic Film Locations - Seven Years Bad Luck

Here are but a few of the many identifiable locations appearing in Max Linder's Seven Years Bad Luck , including connections to Laurel & Hardy, Buster Keaton, and D.W.Griffith. http://silentlocations.wordpress.com/2014/05/19/max-linder-shines-again-in-seven-years-bad-luck/ Thanks, John
by John Bengtson
Sun May 11, 2014 8:20 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Buster Keaton's Heart in San Francisco - The Navigator
Replies: 0
Views: 1457

Buster Keaton's Heart in San Francisco - The Navigator

My latest post coincident with the upcoming San Francisco Silent Film Festival screening of The Navigator.

http://silentlocations.wordpress.com/2014/05/12/keatons-heart-in-san-francisco-the-navigator/

Cheers, John
by John Bengtson
Wed Apr 23, 2014 2:52 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Chaplin 100 Years Ago on Sunset Blvd.
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Views: 1421

Chaplin 100 Years Ago on Sunset Blvd.

The Flicker Alley Chaplin at Keystone Collection is so sharp I was able to prove that Chaplin filmed several early films on Sunset Blvd. just a few blocks from the Keystone Studio. You can read about it here. http://silentlocations.wordpress.com/2014/04/23/chaplin-100-years-ago-on-sunset-boulevard/ ...
by John Bengtson
Mon Mar 31, 2014 8:10 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Charlie Chaplin filmed Easy Street at a real police station
Replies: 0
Views: 1555

Charlie Chaplin filmed Easy Street at a real police station

Charlie filmed Easy Street at a real Hollywood police station, and soon every other comedian filmed there as well.

http://silentlocations.wordpress.com/2014/03/31/chaplin-leads-the-gang-to-the-hollywood-police/

Thanks, John
by John Bengtson
Sun Jan 26, 2014 6:34 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: A New Laurel & Hardy/Taxi Boys location
Replies: 0
Views: 1556

A New Laurel & Hardy/Taxi Boys location

http://silentlocations.wordpress.com/2014/01/26/laurel-hardy-hit-the-skids/

County Hospital, Thundering Taxis, and What Price Taxi? all filmed a few blocks west of MGM.

Cheers, John
by John Bengtson
Wed Nov 13, 2013 7:55 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: New discoveries to celebrate the City Lights Blu-ray release
Replies: 0
Views: 1511

New discoveries to celebrate the City Lights Blu-ray release

This post shows how Chaplin filmed scenes from City Lights at his small studio.

http://silentlocations.wordpress.com/2013/11/13/new-city-lights-release-discoveries-and-assumptions/

I am eagerly awaiting my Blu-ray copy.

Cheers, John
by John Bengtson
Sun Sep 08, 2013 10:49 pm
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: Johnny Depp - Keaton - Chaplin at the same Hollywood alley
Replies: 0
Views: 1585

Johnny Depp - Keaton - Chaplin at the same Hollywood alley

Johnny Depp not only emulated Keaton and Chaplin in Benny and Joon , he filmed scenes from Ed Wood at the same Hollywood alley where they had filmed 70 years prior. Check out how East Cahuenga Alley looks now, and in 1922/1994. http://silentlocations.wordpress.com/2013/09/08/johnny-depp-and-buster-k...
by John Bengtson
Sat Aug 10, 2013 1:25 am
Forum: SILENT COMEDY MAIN
Topic: The Kid - Cops - Safety Last - their common Hollywood alley
Replies: 0
Views: 1686

The Kid - Cops - Safety Last - their common Hollywood alley

Three of the greatest comedies ever made, by the three greatest comedians, all contain vital scenes filmed at the same Hollywood location you can still visit today. http://silentlocations.wordpress.com/2013/08/10/the-kid-cops-safety-last-three-comic-masterpieces-filmed-at-a-common-hollywood-alley-yo...