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A DOC ABOUT MITCHELL AND KENYON

The past three days I’ve been posting the astounding turn of the 20th Century footage shot in England by the team of Mitchell and Kenyon. If you missed the posts I urge you go back and watch some of the videos–they are mesmerizing and as close to a time machine

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SPEAKING OF THE QUEEN OF ENGLAND…

Queen Victoria died on January 22 1901. Exactly one year and seven months after her death–on July 22nd 1902–somebody got a camera, went to Bradford (in West Yorkshire) and filmed what was known as ‘track and field day’. By stabilizing the image and frame rate and adding period sound effects

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Watch the fascinating #Dancer #Singer all around big personality Joan McCracken in the justly famous 'Pass That Peace Pipe' number from the #MGM #musical 'Good News' (1947). Joan frigging kills, I promise. #Dance #movie #TCMParty #FilmTwitter https://raymonddefelitta.org/joan-mccracken-pass-that-peace-pipe/

The Three Stooges as #artdeco #Fashionista? Watch
'Slippery Silks' (1937) and see for yourself. Anacanapa! #fashion #comedy #TCM #FilmTwitter https://raymonddefelitta.org/saturday-stooge-fest-7/

Miss not the deliriously cool credit sequence from Jerry Lewis' 'Delicate Delinquent' (1957). #comedy #movies #cinemadnessmovie #Cinema #TCM https://raymonddefelitta.org/jerry-lewis-does-delinquent/

The Three Stooges in 'Slippery Silks' (1936) must be seen for both the creampuff fight climax and the #ArtDeco #dresses designed by Larry Fine. #comedy #TCMParty #TCM #FilmTwitter #movie https://raymonddefelitta.org/saturday-stooge-fest-7/

Dig the fab credit sequence from Jerry Lewis's 1958 #comedy 'Rock-A-Bye Baby' (1958), featuring Jerry in a beautifully staged and shot #musical number by Harry Warren and Sammy Cahn. #comedian #FilmTwitter #TCMParty https://raymonddefelitta.org/jerry-lewis-title-sequence-2-rock-a-bye-baby/

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