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Posted by Leon Norris (Member # 3151) on November 27, 2018, 07:25 PM:
A sharp Blackhawk print. A Laurel and Hardy Comedy. Made in 1934. Super 8 sound. Runs 21 minutes. Storyline is the boys work at a fish market. So as they are on there break they are fishing! Along comes the captain of a ship ! Who offers the boys a job. To help him Shanghai some men for him at a Dollar a head! They agree! Once on board the ship! The captain tells the boys and the crew to never mentioned the word Ghost to him. Because if you do he will take your head and twist. So when you are looking north you will be walking south! Its Hilarious! One. Of there best! If you see it grab it ! Review by Leon Norris .
Posted by Brian Stearns (Member # 3792) on November 28, 2018, 02:45 AM:
I have the 16mm version and I was laughing out of my seat. Truly one of the funnier LH This ones a keeper
Posted by Melvin England (Member # 5270) on January 26, 2019, 04:06 PM:
It is such a relief to know that there are good Blackhawk prints around of this title. I have just bought a non Blackhawk copy of it and, although there is not a mark on the film,and the sound quality is excellent, it was printed on colour stock, which I never like, and also the faces are pretty washed out. A great shame really, because, as Brian says, this is certainly Laurel and Hardy going up a notch in their performance and in quality of storyline.
I will keep searching.
Posted by Leon Norris (Member # 3151) on January 26, 2019, 04:12 PM:
Melvin, Get a blackhawk print! They do popup from time to time! And at a good price to! I have came across this print a few times. When I do I'll let you know! Leon.
Posted by Melvin England (Member # 5270) on January 27, 2019, 08:57 AM:
Posted by Clinton Hunt (Member # 2072) on January 30, 2019, 04:58 AM:
I have a 9.5mm b/w silent 300ft film called The Ghost Ship which,because of your review,I now realise itís the last half of this L & H film
And it is a fun watch lol
Posted by John Capazzo (Member # 157) on February 23, 2019, 12:08 PM:
I have it in super 8 sound as well. Great one. "THE NEXT GUY I CATCH SAYING THE WORD 'GHOST'; I'M GONNA TAKE HIS HEAD AND..."
Posted by Steve Klare (Member # 12) on February 23, 2019, 12:26 PM:
Sentimental favorite of mine:
-It was my very first CineSea purchase!
Posted by Mike Newell (Member # 23) on February 23, 2019, 12:59 PM:
My first Super 8 purchase of Laurel & Hardy film. I have a soft spot for it for that reason. New print slightly discounted price from normal retail price at the time from Moviedome £18.65 in 1979
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