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by Bob Furem
Wed Oct 17, 2018 3:17 pm
Forum: Talkie News
Topic: Happy Birthday Marsha Hunt!
Replies: 1
Views: 132

Re: Happy Birthday Marsha Hunt!

Happy Birthday, Ms. Hunt!
by Bob Furem
Tue Sep 11, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: Silent News
Topic: music for the silent film fan
Replies: 3
Views: 236

Re: music for the silent film fan

This is an excellent CD. I got a copy several years ago when it was first done in a limited run, prod. by Ron Magliozzi of MoMA. All vintage silent era recordings of popular songs that were about movies and movie-going. Ben Thanks for the further info, Ben. I did not know it was a reissue, but I ha...
by Bob Furem
Tue Sep 11, 2018 12:34 pm
Forum: Silent News
Topic: music for the silent film fan
Replies: 3
Views: 236

music for the silent film fan

Check out an upcoming CD available on Amazon titled "Let's Go Out To A Picture Show," silent film music 1907-22. It is put out by the musical theater project, who does very good work.
by Bob Furem
Tue Aug 21, 2018 1:48 pm
Forum: Talking About Silents
Topic: good night last night
Replies: 0
Views: 174

good night last night

True story. Last night I was re-mounting a few items from my meager collection of autographs. I looked on the flip side of Chester Conklin for the first time and found signatures of Spec O"Donnell and James A. Marcus. Sorry, but I just had to tell someone.
by Bob Furem
Mon Jul 02, 2018 3:47 pm
Forum: Talkie News
Topic: Olivia da Havilland
Replies: 4
Views: 1006

Re: Olivia da Havilland

Happy Birthday, Olivia!
by Bob Furem
Mon Jul 02, 2018 1:14 pm
Forum: Silent News
Topic: Lloyd Hamilton DVD
Replies: 1
Views: 1195

Re: Lloyd Hamilton DVD

ordered
by Bob Furem
Fri Jun 15, 2018 10:00 am
Forum: Talking About Silents
Topic: Ou Est Filibus
Replies: 52
Views: 11939

Re: Filibus (1915)

A much longer version was shown last year at the San Francisco Silent Film Festival.
by Bob Furem
Wed Jun 13, 2018 11:29 am
Forum: Talking About Talkies
Topic: TCM via cable vs. Filmstruck
Replies: 25
Views: 3139

Re: TCM via cable vs. Filmstruck

R Michael Pyle wrote:I'm in the same predicament, Mike, and I'll wager that at least three-quarters of those who are on this site have the same problem(s) exactly!

yup
by Bob Furem
Wed Jun 06, 2018 12:13 pm
Forum: Talking About Talkies
Topic: W.C. Fields fans pay attention
Replies: 2
Views: 1355

Re: W.C. Fields fans pay attention

ajabrams wrote:
Bob Furem wrote:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XorNw86ojHI" target="_blank" target="_blank" target="_blank Who knew? A hearty handclasp to whomever gets the reference first.

Never Give a Sucker an Even Break

see: youtube.com/watch?v=cF4H0WfuiM8

well done
by Bob Furem
Wed Jun 06, 2018 11:54 am
Forum: Talking About Talkies
Topic: W.C. Fields fans pay attention
Replies: 2
Views: 1355

W.C. Fields fans pay attention


Who knew? A hearty handclasp to whomever gets the reference first.
by Bob Furem
Wed Jun 06, 2018 11:19 am
Forum: Talkie News
Topic: HAPPY BIRTHDAY, KEVIN BROWNLOW!
Replies: 13
Views: 3557

Re: HAPPY BIRTHDAY, KEVIN BROWNLOW!

Happy Birthday, Mr. Brownlow!!!
by Bob Furem
Thu May 10, 2018 7:07 pm
Forum: Talkie News
Topic: Thelma and Zasu/Patsy at last
Replies: 8
Views: 2499

Thelma and Zasu/Patsy at last

Classic Flix doing Todd/Pitts/Kelly shorts.
How about them apples?
by Bob Furem
Fri Apr 27, 2018 10:15 am
Forum: Crowdfunding Projects
Topic: Alice Howell DVD project
Replies: 61
Views: 7929

Re: Alice Howell DVD project

Congratulations on meeting the stretch goal. I am always excited for numerous releases, but this one tops then all. "Every one a Howell" as her publicity used to say.
by Bob Furem
Fri Apr 27, 2018 10:11 am
Forum: Silent News
Topic: Pending releases from Flicker Alley
Replies: 49
Views: 10535

Re: Pending releases from Flicker Alley

Will someone please release Rosita?
by Bob Furem
Tue Apr 24, 2018 12:00 pm
Forum: Crowdfunding Projects
Topic: Alice Howell DVD project
Replies: 61
Views: 7929

Re: Alice Howell DVD project

This is a dream come true. I adore Ms. Howell and am so excited that she is finally getting her due. Bravo! Of course, I am in.
by Bob Furem
Thu Apr 12, 2018 1:27 pm
Forum: Silent News
Topic: Arbuckle: The Round Up (1920)
Replies: 73
Views: 14713

Re: Arbuckle: The Round Up (1920)

From where should I be looking for an e-mail confirmation? I haven't seen one yet.
by Bob Furem
Thu Mar 15, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: Silent News
Topic: David Knudtson 1948-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 1551

Re: David Knudtson 1948-2018

Very sad news.
by Bob Furem
Fri Mar 02, 2018 2:02 pm
Forum: Silent News
Topic: Happy 100th Birthday Faye McKenzie and a Hollywood First!
Replies: 5
Views: 1658

Re: Happy 100th Birthday Faye McKenzie and a Hollywood First

Happy belated birthday, Faye!
by Bob Furem
Wed Feb 28, 2018 2:38 pm
Forum: Silent News
Topic: Milestone gripe: THE DUMB GIRL OF PORTICI
Replies: 6
Views: 1541

Re: Milestone gripe: THE DUMB GIRL OF PORTICI

Mine was okay, as well.
by Bob Furem
Tue Feb 27, 2018 1:57 pm
Forum: Silent News
Topic: Arbuckle: The Round Up (1920)
Replies: 73
Views: 14713

Re: Arbuckle: The Round Up (1920)

Ordered and can't wait for all three box sets in the pipeline. Industrial Strength Keaton is underappreciated and I am all over a second dip. So glad Buster kept working.
by Bob Furem
Wed Jan 17, 2018 12:59 pm
Forum: Talking About Silents
Topic: Dumb Girl Of Portici and Shoes Pre-Orders on Amazon
Replies: 6
Views: 1660

Re: Dumb Girl Of Portici and Shoes Pre-Orders on Amazon

Ordered both and got an e-mail about 20 minutes later saying they had shipped. Now that's what I call service. They are also selling the Blot at a very low price.
by Bob Furem
Mon Dec 18, 2017 12:58 pm
Forum: Talkie News
Topic: Keely Smith Has Died
Replies: 8
Views: 1055

Re: Keely Smith Has Died

Saw her perform and met her about 15 years ago. Still in great voice and a very sweet lady.
by Bob Furem
Fri Nov 17, 2017 9:29 am
Forum: Music For Silents
Topic: Album notes for "Entreaty"
Replies: 1
Views: 2082

Re: Album notes for "Entreaty"

Thanks for posting, Rodney! I enjoy the album very much.
by Bob Furem
Mon Nov 06, 2017 1:07 pm
Forum: Talking About Silents
Topic: Baby Peggy turns 99
Replies: 7
Views: 1016

Re: Baby Peggy turns 99

Happy Birthday, Diana!
by Bob Furem
Tue Oct 31, 2017 11:44 am
Forum: Silent News
Topic: FRITZ LANG SILENT BLU BOX from Kino
Replies: 87
Views: 21139

Re: FRITZ LANG SILENT BLU BOX from Kino

Major price drop today, folks, on Lang Blu-Ray box. $94.29.
by Bob Furem
Sun Oct 22, 2017 1:01 am
Forum: Talking About Silents
Topic: OCTOBER (Ten Days That shook the World)
Replies: 6
Views: 1177

Re: OCTOBER (Ten Days That shook the World)

Does this have English subtitles?
by Bob Furem
Tue Oct 17, 2017 3:05 pm
Forum: Talkie News
Topic: Marsha Hunt to turn 100 tomorrow
Replies: 4
Views: 1072

Re: Marsha Hunt to turn 100 tomorrow

I was fortunate enough to meet her at last year's Cinecon. A very nice lady, a fine actress, and a true humanitarian. Happy 100, Ms. Hunt!
by Bob Furem
Mon Oct 09, 2017 11:29 pm
Forum: Talkie News
Topic: Harvey Weinstein
Replies: 94
Views: 13783

Re: Harvey Weinstein

My post was deleted as too political! As it would be here. The silent film backer Hefner is a relevant subject here, so there's some (limited) room for approving or disapproving of him, though I don't find either all that informative (you surely know what you think of the Playboy lifestyle by now)....
by Bob Furem
Mon Oct 09, 2017 3:38 pm
Forum: Talkie News
Topic: Harvey Weinstein
Replies: 94
Views: 13783

Re: Harvey Weinstein

Bob, I don't think any of us offer ourselves as beyond reproach; I certainly don't. However, I don't offer myself as a model of behavior and my ideals are aspirational. Weinstein's public championing of certain modern ideals is at variance with his behavior ... as opposed to Hugh Hefner's. There se...
by Bob Furem
Mon Oct 09, 2017 2:16 pm
Forum: Talkie News
Topic: Harvey Weinstein
Replies: 94
Views: 13783

Re: Harvey Weinstein

I believe there was a time when a thread of this sort would have been considered 'off-topic' on Nitrateville. I, for one, am pleased that social issues are up for discussion on this esteemed board. The personal is political and the political personal and all that sort of rot...Of course, we are all ...