Monthly Archives: September 2015

Golden Age of Comedy

Here’s a film that would be fun to watch but I can’t find it anywhere. click here

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A Pie in the Face

According to Capra, it was a pie in the face that was the first gag in film, Fatty Arbuckle, it was said could throw pies the best.  But if you want to see pie throwing at the it’s greatest and … Continue reading

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Frank Capra

I’m now reading his autobiography and discovered that he was instrumental in the success of the Hal Roach studios and many comedies in the late 20’s and early 30’s.  His film “It Happened One Night” was the first to receive … Continue reading

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What’s funny?

The debate rages on.  My wife doesn’t think Monty Python is funny, I do.  Maybe it’s a British thing, what do you say, do you think British humor is funny? . . . . think Peter Sellers, Mr. Bean, Black … Continue reading

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Comedy Film Series starts on Sept 30

I’m happy to say that I have enough subscribers to guarantee the film series will proceed as scheduled.  I anticipate another 10 will subscribe between now and the first film showing At the Palm Theatre . . . introduction to … Continue reading

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Here’s a very funny and star studded cast made in the 30s – only 20 minutes

A star-studded comedy short from the Golden Age of Hollywood featuring Laurel & Hardy, Buster Keaton, Edward G. Robinson, Norma Shearer, Wallace Berry, Joan Crawford, Gary Cooper, Irene Dunne, Loretta Young, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Barbara Stanwyck, Fay Wray, Joe E. … Continue reading

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