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The March of the Wooden Soldiers (1934)

Have you ever watched a movie and been absolutely sure that somewhere you watched it before? That is how I felt when I watched The March of the Wood Soldiers  1,061 more words


Variety is the spice of life: watching the silents at the 2015 London film festival

This year’s London film festival did not make life easy for cinemutophiles. Many of the silent films in the 2015 programme were scheduled slap-bang against each other, or almost, necessitating a frantic cab ride across to town. 673 more words

Silent Film

DUCK SOUP (1927) - Our first glimpse at the "real" Stan and Ollie

The following is my entry in The Silent Cinema Blogathon, being hosted Oct. 24-26, 2015 by the blog In the Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood… 598 more words

Silent Movie

Laurel and Hardy - The Deep Wisdom of Folly!

Sometimes it seems the world is so full of war, pestilence and strife that no amount of lamentation can ever be sufficient. Daily, we near drown in a deluge of news pouring out outrage after outrage – with each man made or natural disaster confirming that power and greed and corruptible seed seem to be all that there is. 815 more words


Happy Friday!

Good morning all, happy Friday!  I’m off to drive my truck to Birmingham airport and back…….and I’ll be taking my knitting!



Helpmates Director: James Parrot (1932)

Helpmates is an amusing early Laurel and Hardy film last just over 21 minutes. It was released by MGM and tells the story of Ollie, a chubby married man, who throws a large house party while his wife is away on vacation. 160 more words