4th & 5th of 7+ Documentaries for National Silent Movie Day
“Paul Merton’s Weird and Wonderful World of Early Cinema”
A slightly oddball entry; I’m guessing folks in the UK will know Paul Merton. l didn’t, but I’ve managed to piece together that he’s a popular, non-mainstream television comedian whose comedy doesn’t always land in some of the gag asides here.
No matter, though. Basically, this isn’t a normal documentary; it draws on a recorded live lecture on early comedy…