Episode #68 – September 19, 2021

Episode #68 of The Silent Comedy Watch Party will stream live on Sunday September 19, 2021 at 3pm ET. Co-hosts Steve Massa will introduce and Ben Model will live-accompany shorts starring Billy West, Madeline Hurlock and Harry Langdon.

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HE’S IN AGAIN (1918) starring Billy West, with Oliver Hardy, Florence Gilbert, Leo White, Budd Ross, Charles Inslee, Blanche Payson, Fay Holderness, Steve Murphy, Charles Parrott; prod. Milton Cohen; dir. Charles Parrott; rel. December 15, 1918 by the Bulls Eye Film Corporation; 2 reels; presented courtesy of Serge Bromberg and Blackhawk Films.

HIS NEW MAMA (1924) starring Harry Langdon, with Madeline Hurlock, Andy Clyde, Alice Day, Jack Cooper, Roscoe “Tiny” Ward, Thelma Hill, Cecile Evans, Elsie Tarron, Mary Akin, Natalie Kingston, Margaret Cloud, Dorothy Dore, Evelyn Francisco, Eugenia Gilbert, Barney Hellum; prod. Mack Sennett; super. F. Richard Jones; dir. Roy Del Ruth; titles. John A. Waldron; photo. William “Billy” Williams; special photo. Ernie Crockett; rel. June 22, 1924 by Mack Sennett Comedies; dist. Pathé Exchange; presented courtesy of David Kalat/All Day Entertainment and Lobster Films.

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 – 5 am Monday
  • Western Australia – 3 am Monday
  • Japan (Tokyo) – 4 am Monday

Where to watch the show:

The stream will go live on YouTube about 5-10 minutes before the show’s start time at 3:00 pm ET on Sunday, September 19, 2021. Click the image below to go to Ben Model’s YouTube channel where you can subscribe and get an email notification about the stream link.

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Mentioned on episode:
Steve Massa and Ben Model’s “cabin fever” recommendations:

  • Tex Avery’s DROOPY: The Complete Theatrical Collection (Warner Video, 2018); available on Amazon
  • Little Elf: A Celebration of Harry Langdon by Chuck Harter, Michael J Hayde (BearManor Media, 2012); available on Amazon
  • Chaplin’s Vintage Year: The History of the Mutual-Chaplin Specials by Michael J Hayde (BearManor Media, 2016); available on Amazon
  • Rob Stone’s Kickstarter for POKES & JABBS: The Before, During and After of the Vim Films Corporation.   
  • Feel My Pulse (Gregory La Cava, 1928) at the Cinema Arts Centre – livestream Sept 20 at 7pm – https://bit.ly/CAC-FMPulse

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