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Watch It: Miss Fatty’s Seaside Lovers (1915)

Posted by Brandy Dean May 15, 2013 1 Comment 2849 views

 Miss Fatty’s Seaside Lovers was released on May 15, 1915 but you can watch it right now. Miss Fatty’s Seaside Lovers features a lot of Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle and a little bit of Harold Lloyd. I give it four stars for that fact alone and one more for Fatty in drag.   Direction: Roscoe “Fatty” […]

Buster Keaton and Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle

Posted by Brandy Dean March 24, 2013 11 Comments 6383 views

Originally published on October 4, 2011.  From Laurel and Hardy to Abbott and Costello to Cheech and Chong (yeah, I said it) – duos make the comedy world go ’round. And why not? You’ve got the yin and the yang, the clown and the straight man, the graceful and the inept – and you’ve got […]

Winsor McCay, Animation Inspiration

Posted by Brandy Dean March 2, 2013 1 Comment 5423 views

Winsor Zenic McCay – how’s that for a name guys and gals? – was an early American cartoonist and animator,. While he was mostly known as Windsor McCay, and celebrated for the  comic strip Little Nemo and the animated cartoon Gertie the Dinosaur (1914), he also used the pen name Silas for his work on  Dream of the Rarebit Fiend. McCay was prolific […]

Watch It: The Hitchhiker (1953)

Posted by Brandy Dean February 24, 2013 1 Comment 2406 views

Now that you’ve got a few hours to kill ’til Oscar time, I present to you The Hitchhiker, a 1953 crime drama directed by none other than Miss Ida Lupino. In the comments section of The Top 5 Film Noir Bad Guys, Grand Old Movies posted: I would add William Talman in the title role of […]

Watch It: Kansas Silent Film Festival Saturday Programme

Posted by Brandy Dean February 23, 2013 0 Comment 2660 views

If you’re like me, and I think you are, you’re crying into your beer right now because you’re not at the Kansas Silent Film Festival. Unless of course you’re at the fest and reading this on your phone right now – in that case, boooooo! But do not fret my pets! I’ve scoured the interwebs and […]

Watch It: The Outlaw and His Wife (1918)

Posted by Brandy Dean January 1, 2013 0 Comment 2855 views

Happy new year to all! I know you’re feeling a little sluggish today and I just read that NetFlix is suffering outages! What’s a movie fan to do? Well, you can watch Victor Victor Sjöström’s The Outlaw and His Wife (1918). You may also know the film as Berg-Ejvind och hans hustru, if that’s how you roll. […]

Watch: Raggedy Rose (1926)

Posted by Brandy Dean November 7, 2012 0 Comment 874 views

Raggedy Rose is a cute little silent comedy from 1926 starring Mabel Normand. Rose works for a cheap-skate junk dealer and dreams of romance with a wealthy bachelor. I say: who doesn’t, sister? There’s not a lot that’s truly special about Raggedy Rose. Except that Mabel is always charming. And except that it was co-written […]

Watch: Shoulder Arms (1918)

Posted by Brandy Dean October 20, 2012 0 Comment 945 views

Charlie Chaplin’s Shoulder Arms was released on October 20, 1917. Charlie is an infantryman with big dreams of being a hero behind enemy lines. This is wackiness in a trench, and it’s very, very funny. Enjoy! Cast Charles Chaplin … Charlie, the Doughboy Edna Purviance … French girl Syd Chaplin … The sergeant, Charlie’s Comrade/The Kaiser Jack Wilson … German […]

Watch: The Navigator (1924)

Posted by Brandy Dean October 13, 2012 0 Comment 973 views

Today is the release date of Buster Keaton’s The Navigator, except in 1924. It’s not opening down at the local cineplex or anything (a shame, if you ask me). I’m going to go out on a limb and guess if you’re reading this, you don’t need much background on Keaton or The Navigator, so I’ll […]

Watch: A Woman of Paris (1923)

Posted by Brandy Dean October 1, 2012 0 Comment 1243 views

CharlieChaplin’s A Woman of Paris debuted on October 1, 1923. The movie is atypical Chaplin – it’s a drama and though it was written, directed, produced and scored by The Tramp, Charlie Chaplin was not the star of the film. He does appear briefly in an uncredited role as a porter, but audiences expected something […]

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