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The Marcel Perez Collection: Vol. 2


Highly Recommended

The Shorts:

One of my absolute favorite compilations of silent film shorts isUndercrank Productions disc TheMarcel Perez Collection. An amazing and totally forgottensilent clown, Perez made hilarious films that were also creative andtechnically innovative. The only down-side was that the 10 shorts onthat disc were all of the films of Marcel Perez that were availableat the time. Luckily, more have turned up so Undercrack has releaseda second volume, appropriately titled The Marcel PerezCollection Volume 2, filled with eight more offerings fromthis silent clown. Just as fun and entertaining as the first volume,this is a disc you’ll want to add to your collection.

Perez started out in Europe but immigrated to the US at the outbreakof World War I. This collection starts off with one film from hisEuro…Read the entire review


By Max Schindler