Saturday, August 13, 2022

Fake Warning Cards for Buster Keaton -- August 13, 2022

Moving Picture World, 12-August-1922

"Cops" was one of Buster Keaton's best short films. The California Theater on Market Street in San Francisco use fake parking tickets to advertise the show.

Motion Picture News, 05-August-1922

Moving Picture World, 05-August-1922

Images from "The Blacksmith." Buster's leading lady was Virginia Fox. 

Ashland Weekly Tidings, 09-August-1922




Friday, August 12, 2022

Chaplin -- Pay Day Means a Gay Day! -- August 12, 2022

Albuquerque Morning Journal, 28-August-1922

"At work he wields a wicked pick,
Ofttimes he lays a wayward brick;
He toils and boils and sweats there,
There's not a job he will not shirk; 
He takes his dinner pail to work
'Cause it's lunch time when he gets there!"

Crossville (Tennessee) Chronicle, 16-August-1922

"Follow the Crowds to The Kid." "6 Reels of Real Joy." 

Alaska Daily Empire, 09-August-1922

We haven't seen Charlie's half-brother Sydney for a while.

Thursday, August 11, 2022

The Greatest Clown Rider on Earth -- August 11, 2022

Ogden Standard-Examiner, 27-August-1922

100 years ago this month, the Sells-Floto Circus and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show came to Ogden, Utah. Poodles Hanneford, "The Greatest Clown Rider on Earth." In 1923, he began appearing in short comedies. He played bit parts and cameos in sound films and television programs until the early 1960s.


Wednesday, August 10, 2022

The Republic Theater, Washington DC -- August 10, 2022


Moving Picture World, 05-August-1922

Washington DC's Republic Theater (referred to in the captions as the Century Theatre, was arranged to fit a maximum-sized audience in a minimum-sized area.

Moving Picture World, 05-August-1922

Moving Picture World, 05-August-1922

Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Hoot Gibson -- He's a New Type of Hero -- August 9, 2022

Morning Tulsa Daily World, 22-August-1922

I always enjoy Hoot Gibson movies. He added a lot of comedy to his films.

Salem, Oregon Capital Journal, 26-August-1922

Casper Daily Tribune, 14-August-1922

Not many Buck Jones ads this month in 1922.

Moving Picture World, 26-August-1922

Leo Maloney, who directed several movies with Hoot Gibson, but he also starred in several westerns.

Moving Picture World, 19-August-1922

Exhibitors Herald, 27-August-1922

Lester Cuneo had worked with Tom Mix at the Selig Polyscope Company and then served in the army during World War One. Unable to deal with the death of his wife, Cuneo died by his own hand in 1925.

Monday, August 8, 2022

Tom Mix -- A Story of His Famous Horse -- August 8, 2022

Motion Picture News, 19-August-1922

Just Tony featured Tom's wonderful horse Tony. Lynn Reynolds directed. 

Moving Picture World, 12-August-1922

Motion Picture News, 05-August-1922


Sunday, August 7, 2022

The Foremost Western Star Now Before the Public -- August 7, 2022

Motion Picture News, 12-August-1922

Harry Carey moved from Universal to Robertson-Cole, which soon became Film Booking Office (FBO). 

Motion Picture News, 05-August-1922

Man to Man was a Universal Jewel production directed by Stuart Paton. It is probably lost.

Motion Picture News, 12-August-1922

FBO planned to star Carey in "Outdoor Specials."