The Silent Comedy Watch Party “Encore” – November 29, 2020

For Thanksgiving weekend, on Sunday November 29, 2020 at 3pm EDT, Silent Comedy Watch Party co-hosts Steve Massa and Ben Model present an “Encore” episode with films shown earlier in 2020 starring Monty Collins, Mabel Normand and Will Rogers.

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Films scheduled for this episode:

IT’S ME (1927) – starring Monty Collins, with Lucille Hutton, Phil Dunham, Robert Graves; dir. Harry Sweet; rel. December 4,1927 by Jack White Comedies; dist. Educational Pictures; 1 reel; presented from a 16mm print courtesy of Kim Deitch. (originally streamed on Episode 6 – April 26, 2020)

WON IN A CLOSET (1914 – British release title WON IN A CUPBOARD) – starring Mabel Normand, with Charles Avery, Alice Davenport, Charles Inslee, Rube Miller, Hank Mann, Bill Hauber, Al St John; dir. Mabel Normand; prod. Mack Sennett; rel. January 22, 1914 by the Keystone Film Co.; dist. Mutual Film Corp.; 1 reel; presented in a 2K digital scan from a 35mm print courtesy of the Library of Congress; available online at the National Film Preservation Foundation’s screening room; also available on the DVD Lost and Found: American Treasures from the New Zealand Film Archive (2013) from Amazon. (originally streamed on Episode 15 – June 28, 2020)

JUS’ PASSIN’ THROUGH  (1923) starring Will Rogers, with Marie Mosquini, Noah Young, Earl Mohan, Billy Engle, Wallace Howe, Leo Willis, James Finlayson, Richard Daniels, Ford West, Vera White, Helen Gilmore, Jackie Condon; dir. Charles Parrott; rel. October 4, 1923 by Hal Roach Comedies; dist. Pathé Exchange; 2 reels; presented courtesy of David Kalat/ All Day Entertainment in a digital scan from a 35mm print at Library of Congress. (originally streamed on Episode 25 – September 13, 2020)

Time Zone info:

  • Pacific Time – 12 noon
  • Mountain Time – 1 pm
  • Central Time – 2 pm
  • Eastern Time – 3 pm
  • Argentina/Nova Scotia – 4 pm 
  • UK/England – 8 pm
  • Europe/Scandinavia/Netherlands et al. – 9 pm (21:00)
  • Eastern Australia – 3 am Monday
  • Western Australia – 6 am Monday
  • Japan (Tokyo) – 4am Monday

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