Snub Pollard, Walter Forde & more: New issue of The Lost Laugh is on the way!

The next issue of The Lost Laugh e-zine is nearing completion! Featuring in depth articles about vintage comedy with previously unpublished research and photos, it is set to include the following:

Snub Pollard, a career overview and a focus on the Laurel & Hardy-style films he made with Marvin Loback.

The second part of our article on Walter Forde, detailing his silent comedy features and career in the sound era, and including a reproduced vintage autobiographical piece by Forde.

The forgotten career of wonderful silent comedienne Wanda Wiley

An exclusive article on newly rediscovered Lloyd Hamilton footage by film historian David Wyatt!

Lupino Lane – details on the new BluRay/DVD set, and his fascinating book “How to Become a Comedian”

A review of a very rare, previously lost Johnny Hines comedy, THE WRIGHT IDEA.

All that, plus the usual film, DVD and book reviews, and much more! Hopefully the finished issue should be ready in the next month or so. In the meantime, don’t forget that you can find previous issues on the magazine page.

The Lost Laugh always welcomes contributions from guest authors. Do you have a project to promote or would you like to write an article? It’s not too late to contribute! Get in touch in the comments box below, or send an email at movienightmag {AT} gmail.com

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