Monthly Archives // November 2014

Theatre Visionary – Reza Abdoh

[Translate] REZA ABDOH  from interview with Reza Abdoh by Tom Leabhart/Mime Journal “Before that I did a piece in New York entitled “Father was a Peculiar Man”. The title was taken from vaudeville, which interests me a great deal. I Read the full article…

Le Monstre – Silent film by Georges Melies 1903

November 17, 2014 // Film, Magic, Silent Film // No Comments

[Translate] An Egyptian prince has lost his beloved wife and he has sought a dervish who dwells at the base of the sphinx. The prince promises him a vast fortune if the dervish will only give him the opportunity of Read the full article…

“The Lost Tribe of Coney Island” – A new book by Claire Prentice

[Translate] THE LOST TRIBE OF CONEY ISLAND Headhunters, Luna Park, and the Man Who Pulled Off the Spectacle of the Century ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Entrance to Luna Park in 1905. (Copyright Library of Congress.) ~ ~ ~ ~ Read the full article…

James Godwin – Works from ‘The Flatiron Hex’ – Exhibit at Dixon Place –

November 8, 2014 // Comedy, Dixon Place, Exhibit, Mask, Puppetry // No Comments

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Out West (1918) – Fatty Arbuckle and Buster Keaton

November 8, 2014 // Clown, Comedy, Film, Silent Film, Video // No Comments

[Translate] A satire on contemporary westerns, starring Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle, Buster Keaton, and Al St. John. It was the first of Arbuckle’s “Comique” films to be filmed on the west coast, the previous five having been filmed in and around Read the full article…

Groucho Marx appears on Dick Cavett show – Sept 6th, 1969.

[Translate] During this Dick Cavett show only 30 minutes of the interview with Groucho Marx was aired due to time constraints of the network. Groucho stayed in the studio for another 30 minutes and talked to Dick Cavett and the Read the full article…