Silent Comedy Marathon, Volume 4 (Silent) (DVD)
Release Date: 06/24/14
Includes the silent comedy shorts: Freshpaint (1919); Try, Try Again (1922); Harvest Hands (1923); All Wool (1926); Riders Of The Kitchen Range (1925); Solid Ivory (1925); Unfriendly Enemies (1925).
The name Hal Roach is synonymous with screen comedy. The esteemed producer/director remains one of the true pioneers of cinema, having made some of the most popular shorts and features of all time during the 1920s and '30s.<P><B><I>Fresh Paint</B> (1920):</I> Snub Pollard decides to try his hand at painting -- with catastrophic results.<P><B><I>Try, Try again</B> (1922):</I> Jimmy Parrott and 'Sunshine Sammy' Morrison bring the house down -- literally -- when they try to save a suburban home from repossession.<P><B><I>Harvest Hands</B> (1923):</I> It's another day on the farm, but lazy Paul Parrott's idea of sawing wood is taking a nap.<P><B><I>All Wool</B> (1925):</I> 'Hunky' Dorrey (Earl Mohan and Billy Engle) play tailors whose customers are fit to be tied as they snip, sew and paste themselves into a mess.<P><B><I>Riders of the Kitchen Range</B> (1925):</I> Earl Mohan and Billy Engle stir up trouble and cook up catastrophe as plumbers mistaken for gourmet chefs.<P><B><I>Solid Ivory</B> (1925):</I> It's into the ring for 'Hunky' Dorrey as the twosome engage in a slap-happy, punch-drunk championship boxing match. Starring Earl Mohan and Billy Engle.<P><B><I>Unfriendly enemies</B> (1925):</I> Stan Laurel directs James 'Jimmie Finlayson as a combat photographer who must leave his lady love, Fay Wray, for the front line.
|Label: ALPHA HOME ENTERTAIN|
|Run Time: 73 mins|