NEW KICKSTARTER: DUCKS AND DRAKES (1921)

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NEW KICKSTARTER: DUCKS AND DRAKES (1921)

PostMon Feb 15, 2016 3:12 pm

Comedy starring Bebe Daniels and Jack Holt.

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/10 ... rakes-1921" target="_blank" target="_blank
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Re: NEW KICKSTARTER: DUCKS AND DRAKES (1921)

PostMon Feb 15, 2016 3:40 pm

Well, I came in sixth, which means this should fund quickly.

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PostMon Feb 15, 2016 3:41 pm

Wait, I thought I was sixth?! Anyway, I'm in.
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Re: NEW KICKSTARTER: DUCKS AND DRAKES (1921)

PostMon Feb 15, 2016 4:09 pm

Done - thanks!
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PostMon Feb 15, 2016 4:11 pm

Is there a good biography of Bebe? Her career arc should offer a nice framework for a survey of the big and small screens over half a century.

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PostMon Feb 15, 2016 4:17 pm

I'm in!
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Re: NEW KICKSTARTER: DUCKS AND DRAKES (1921)

PostMon Feb 15, 2016 4:27 pm

Just pledged. Thanks Ed for another project.
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Re: NEW KICKSTARTER: DUCKS AND DRAKES (1921)

PostMon Feb 15, 2016 4:33 pm

Ben and Bebe by Jill Allgood..... I have it somewhere...
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PostMon Feb 15, 2016 4:41 pm

I had the honor to be backer #1! Looking forward to it.

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NEW KICKSTARTER: DUCKS AND DRAKES (1921)

PostMon Feb 15, 2016 4:55 pm

1. I'M IN ! Thanks !!!

2. Available May 21, 2016 ........ Salad Book .............. Bio by Salad Co-author.... Joint Memoir
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PostMon Feb 15, 2016 5:06 pm

Just backed it! Guess I have a masthead subject for sometime later this year now in Ms. Daniels.
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PostMon Feb 15, 2016 5:23 pm

Finally!

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Re: NEW KICKSTARTER: DUCKS AND DRAKES (1921)

PostMon Feb 15, 2016 5:27 pm

In! Thanks for doing this.

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Re: NEW KICKSTARTER: DUCKS AND DRAKES (1921)

PostMon Feb 15, 2016 5:33 pm

JFK wrote:
boblipton wrote:Is there a good biography of Bebe?...

Bob


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This one I've never seen before. Couldn't find it on ABE.
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PostMon Feb 15, 2016 5:42 pm

Mike Gebert wrote:Just backed it! Guess I have a masthead subject for sometime later this year now in Ms. Daniels.


Here's a good 'un:

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PostMon Feb 15, 2016 5:47 pm

Maybe Radiotelefonica has some four-sheeters from the Argentine release!

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PostMon Feb 15, 2016 7:58 pm

Bingo! I'm there!
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PostTue Feb 16, 2016 12:33 am

I'm in too, thanks for this!
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PostTue Feb 16, 2016 1:46 am

A Bebe Daniels comedy feature I've never heard of? Hell yeah! I'm in.
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PostTue Feb 16, 2016 6:32 am

Pledged yesterday. Really looking forward to this!
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PostTue Feb 16, 2016 8:24 am

I'm in. Thank you so much.
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Bebe Daniels' elusive films

PostTue Feb 16, 2016 12:40 pm

From Wikipedia
Year ..... ..... Title ..... ..... Role
1919 Male and Female ..... The King's Favourite
1919 Everywoman ..... Vice .....Lost Film
1920 Why Change Your Wife? ..... Sally Clark
1920 The Dancin' Fool ..... Junie Budd
1920 Sick Abed ..... Nurse Durant
1920 You Never Can Tell ..... Rowena Patricia Jones
1920 The Fourteenth Man ..... Marjory Seaton .....Lost Film
1920 Oh, Lady, Lady ..... Mary Barber .....Lost Film
1920 She Couldn't Help It ..... Young Nance .....Lost Film
1921 Ducks and Drakes ..... Teddy Simpson
1921 Two Weeks with Pay ..... Pansy O'Donnell/Marie La Tour .....Lost Film
1921 The March Hare ..... Lisbeth Ann Palmer .....Lost Film
1921 One Wild Week ..... Pauline Hathaway .....Lost Film
1921 The Affairs of Anatol ..... Satan Synne
1921 The Speed Girl ..... Betty Lee .....Lost Film
1922 Nancy from Nowhere ..... Nancy .....Lost Film
1922 A Game Chicken ..... Inez Hastings .....Lost Film
1922 North of the Rio Grande ..... Val Hannon .....Lost Film
1922 Nice People ..... Theodora Gloucester .....Lost Film
1922 Pink Gods ..... Lorraine Temple .....Lost Film
1922 Singed Wings ..... Bonita della Guerda .....Lost Film
1923 The World's Applause ..... Corinne d'Alys .....Lost Film
1923 The Glimpses of the Moon ..... Susan Branch .....Lost Film
1923 The Exciters ..... Ronnie Rand .....Lost Film
1923 Hollywood ..... Herself (cameo) .....Lost Film
1923 His Children's Children ..... Diane .....Lost Film
1924 Heritage of the Desert ..... Mescal
1924 Daring Youth ..... Alita Allen .....Lost Film
1924 Unguarded Women ..... Breta Banning .....Lost Film
1924 Monsieur Beaucaire ..... Princess Henriette
1924 Sinners In Heaven ..... Barbara Stockley .....Lost Film
1924 Dangerous Money ..... Adele Clark .....Lost Film
1924 Argentine Love ..... Consuelo Garcia .....Lost Film
1925 Miss Bluebeard ..... Colette Girard
1925 The Crowded Hour ..... Peggy Laurence .....Lost Film
1925 The Manicure Girl ..... Maria Maretti .....Lost Film
1925 Wild, Wild Susan ..... Susan Van Dusen .....Lost Film
1925 Lovers in Quarantine ..... Diana
1925 The Splendid Crime ..... Jenny .....Lost Film
1926 Miss Brewster's Millions ..... Polly Brewster .....Lost Film
1926 The Palm Beach Girl ..... Emily Bennett .....Lost Film
1926 Volcano! ..... Zabette de Chavalons
1926 The Campus Flirt ..... Patricia Mansfield .....Lost Film
1926 Stranded in Paris ..... Julie McFadden .....Lost Film
1927 A Kiss In A Taxi ..... Ginette .....Lost Film
1927 Señorita ..... Señorita Francesca Hernandez
1927 Swim Girl, Swim ..... Alice Smith .....Lost Film
1927 She's a Sheik ..... Zaida .....Lost Film
1928 Feel My Pulse ..... Barbara Manning
1928 The Fifty-Fifty Girl ..... Kathleen O'Hara .....Lost Film
1928 Hot News ..... Pat Clancy .....Lost Film
1928 Take Me Home ..... Peggy Lane .....Lost Film
1928 What a Night! ..... Dorothy Winston .....Lost Film

1931 Honor of the Family ..... Laura .....Lost Film


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Re: NEW KICKSTARTER: DUCKS AND DRAKES (1921)

PostTue Feb 16, 2016 12:58 pm

that's a lot of LOST
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PostTue Feb 16, 2016 1:39 pm

It's a tremendous amount of lost. However, she worked for Paramount in the 1920s, and that seems to have been their specialty.

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Re: NEW KICKSTARTER: DUCKS AND DRAKES (1921)

PostTue Feb 16, 2016 7:52 pm

boblipton wrote: ...However, she worked for Paramount in the 1920s, and that seems to have been their specialty.

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But their other specialty--bitter irony--was producing better pictures, on the whole, than any other studio of the time. I've just been watching a number of my favorite William Powells--they're ALL Paramounts! The consequences of his desertion to MGM are immediately apparent in such a film, for ex., as Manhattan Melodrama (1934). (What, am I forgetting The Thin Man? On the contrary, that's what I'm chiefly remembering.)

Back to Bebe--here's a still from The Glimpses of the Moon (1923) that I've never seen before...and I look at an average of a dozen everyday on ebay: (Imagine this in color!)

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Re: NEW KICKSTARTER: DUCKS AND DRAKES (1921)

PostTue Feb 16, 2016 8:32 pm

This might be the cover ... minus the blab

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DUCKS AND DRAKES

PostTue Feb 16, 2016 9:29 pm

http://www.thefreedictionary.com/ducks+and+drakes
ducks and drakes (dŭks)
n.
The game of skipping flat stones along the surface of water.
Idiom:
make ducks and drakes of/play ducks and drakes with
To squander; waste.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

ducks and drakes
n (functioning as singular)
1. (Games, other than specified) a game in which a flat stone is bounced across the surface of water
2. make ducks and drakes of play ducks and drakes with play at ducks and drakes with to use recklessly; squander or waste
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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Re: NEW KICKSTARTER: DUCKS AND DRAKES (1921)

PostTue Feb 16, 2016 9:44 pm

drednm wrote:This might be the cover ... minus the blab

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Perfect! That yet unpublished new bio exploits the same great "good little bad girl" tagline, which I don't remember seeing used before in posters, heralds, other advertising for her pictures. KEEP the blab! How can you top "machine guns won't keep the crowds away"?
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Re: NEW KICKSTARTER: DUCKS AND DRAKES (1921)

PostWed Feb 17, 2016 5:46 am

Ed,

Great find. And I second the motion; keep the BLAB.

Matthew
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