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Matt Hough

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Today, The Boob and Why Be Good?. These rather average silent comedies do look and sound surprisingly good for their age.



The Boob (1926)



Released: 17 May 1926
Rated: Passed
Runtime: 64 min




Director: William A. Wellman
Genre: Comedy, Romance



Cast: Gertrude Olmstead, George K. Arthur, Joan Crawford
Writer(s): George Scarborough, Annette Westbay, Kenneth B. Clarke



Plot: Idealistic farm boy Peter loves Amy whose fancy is urbane Harry. He discovers Harry is a rum runner and turns him over to prohibition agents, including Jane. May is at last impressed with Peter.



IMDB rating: 5.4
MetaScore: N/A





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Studio: MGM
Distributed By: Warner Archive
Video Resolution: 1080P/AVC...

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jim_falconer

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Excellent review. Like you, I think my favorite part of The Boob was the dream sequence, with all the Harry’s continuously coming out from different parts of the car
 

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Come on WB Archives, give us some more of these wonderful silents. God that we might see Greed, The Wind, 4 Horsemen of the Apocalypse, The Student Prince and The Crowd (all with the Carl Davis scores), please!
 

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Come on WB Archives, give us some more of these wonderful silents. God that we might see Greed, The Wind, 4 Horsemen of the Apocalypse, The Student Prince and The Crowd (all with the Carl Davis scores), please!
I could see Greed (and maybe The Wind) going to Criterion but I wholeheartedly agree with this. I loved The Big Parade and Our Dancing Daughters so want to see more silents from WAC.
 

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Why are we thread crapping this review thread with requests for other silent films? Wouldn’t such posts be more appropriate and effective in the Warner Archive announcement thread.
 

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