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Film Facts and Reel Chatter
The small boy, who lives in the neighbourhood of Central and
The occasion for this revolution of child’s play was the invasion of the South Side by Mack Sennett and his Keystone Comedy Company.
Director Sennett is making a picture in which Ford
It is seldom that a farce comedy is staged in the middle of a city street and realizing this, dutiful housewives neglected their “bungaloo” duties and spent the day on the sidewalk, enjoying performance.
During the hour and after school, several hundred youngsters joined the crowd and it required the able services of two honest-to-goodness policemen and several cops of the photo=play brand, to keep the interested kids out of the picture.
Some ingenious lads went home and returned with empty cigar boxes on tripods and several; directors-in-the-making, gathered together companies and began making pictures.
Nick Cogley was a scream in himself but the combination of Sterling Cogley and “Spotter” Hatton was enough to make Melancholy Moses get the hiccoughs.
Dot Furley, Evelyn Quick, Laura Oakley, Carmen Phillips and Helen Holmes were in the cast. In the final scenes, which are to be taken today, Mable Normand, the Keystone leading woman will appear.
Raymond “Spotter” Hatton
Evelyn Quick (Jewel Carmen)