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That's ok Thelma, you made the short over 75 years ago! ;)

 

I thought I was going to be the first to mention this, but that's cool! The films before and after this short, both starring Nancy Carroll, should be cool as well!!!!

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Say, why not mention the films by name, since Hot Toddy is in one of them??? I assume they are both Hal Roach films, with Langdon in one, and Todd in the other....

 

27 Tuesday

6:00 AM *Atlantic Adventure* (1935)

An ace reporter tracks the man who killed the D.A. to an ocean liner. Cast: Nancy Carroll, Lloyd Nolan, Harry Langdon. Dir: Albert S. Rogell. BW-68 mins, TV-G

7:13 AM Short Film: *Sneak Easily* (1932) (Todd and Pitt)

BW-16 mins,

 

7:30 AM *After The Dance* (1935)

An escaped convict tries to keep ahead of the law while starring in a dancing act. Cast: Nancy Carroll, George Murphy, Thelma Todd. Dir: Leo Bulgakov. BW-60 mins, TV-G

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Just checked down here after posting on the Upcoming Shorts thread. I obviously haven't been paying enough attention to this forum. I love things like SNEAK EASILY, and as happy as it makes me to discover them by accident, I think I'll be checking here for hopes of advanced notice.

Anyone know why the TCM database has so little information on the shorts? I usually end up checking on IMDb to find out who's involved.

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ATTENTION ALL CHARLEY CHASE FANS.

 

Cinecon 44, one of the oldest classic film festivals in the country will be held August 28th thru September 1st at Grauman's Egyptian Theater on Hollywood Blvd. Among the over forty films presented will be three films featuring comedy pioneer Charley Chase.

 

First up is a meticulously restored version of "Tillie's Punctured Romance", which includes recently found footage that hasn't been seen since its original release in 1914. Charley Chase plays a detective and has a sequence with Charles Chaplin and Mabel Normand in a movie theater.

 

Second is a long lost film and the first sound motion picture Charley Chase appeared in, entitled Modern Love (1929). Released by Universal, this film also features Anita Garvin. Chase and Garvin filmed this during the break at the Hal Roach Studios when the compound was closed in order to wire up for sound pictures. This will be the first time since 1929 that the once lost film will be seen AND in 35mm.

 

Finally, one of the four missing Charley Chase Columbia shorts that hasn't been seen since its original release in 1939 will be shown. The Awful Goof also features Lucille Lund, who played the wife of Boris Karloff in The Black Cat. Screened in 35mm (as are virtually all the films) this is another rare opportunity to see a once thought lost film.

 

Many features, shorts, cartoons and other rare film will be seen including a two reel remake of Laurel and Hardy's classic Way Out West, this time featuring Max Baer and Maxie Rosenbloom, made at Coolumbia Pictures. Go to the Cinecon website for further information. www.cinecon.org and don't miss this chance to see rare Charley Chase and other amazing films. Cinecon is an annual festival and always takes place over Labor Day weekend. The celebrity banquet is a chance to see at least fifty stars from the glory days and is a big highlight of the festival.

 

Don't expect to wait for these to pop up on DVD. Film preservation is not done soley so everything can be put out on video. Some things are done for preservation purposes and can be seen the way they were meant to be seen; on a screen. Come join us as we screen rare classics and a few nobody has seen in decades.

 

Viva Chase!

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> {quote:title=Shemp wrote:}{quote}

> *THE KNOCKOUT (1932)*

> "The Boyfriends," starring Mickey Daniels, Mary Kornman, Grady Sutton & Jacqueline Wells

> Aug. 24, 5:38AM Eastern

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> (TCM's schedule has THE KNOCKOUT running after AIR RAID WARDENS (1943), the final film in the Laurel & Hardy "Summer Under the Stars" festival.)

 

*CALL HER SAUSAGE (1933)*

"The Taxi Boys"

Aug. 24, 8:40AM Eastern

 

*ANOTHER WILD IDEA (1934)*

Charley Chase

Aug. 24, 10:38AM Eastern

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The Taxi Boys short *Strange Innertube* (1932) just aired in the slot between *Rich and Strange* and *The Tunnel*. I only caught the last ten minutes; it was not listed on the schedule and hope TCM will show it again with a little advance notice. And please, how about the weekly Hal Roach Theater that's been suggested here before?

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One that is listed on the schedule is "The Laurel and Hardy Murder Case." May 27 6:00am.

 

Having never seen any of "The Taxi Boys" how would you (collective) rate them compared to "The Boyfriends" or Chase or any of the Thelma Todd shorts?

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A reminder, TCM:

 

You still have all those great fun Hal Roach shorts:

Charley Chase

Thelma Todd, ZaSu Pitts, Patsy Kelly

The Boy Friends

The Taxi Boys

And all those really interesting "All-Star" and musical Roach shorts.

 

Please don't forget about these! We'd sure love to see them again.

And what about all those that you haven't shown yet (Harry Langdon, Irvin S. Cobb, etc.)?

When might we hope to see those?

 

Just a reminder...

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