Program 3: No Harm Done—Animals and Children
Musical accompaniment by Ben Model
Wednesday, March 14, 2012, 1:30 p.m.
Theater 3 (The Celeste Bartos Theater), mezzanine, The Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Education and Research Building
An Elephant on Their Hands
1912. Directed by Frederick Thomson. A Vitagraph production. With George Ober, Kate Price, Flora Finch, Lillian Walker, Robert Gaillard, Charles Eldridge, Hughie Mack. While in his cups, an older gentleman buys a surprise for his family—one that eats peanuts and weighs 11,000 pounds. 10 min.
Cat, Dog and Co
1929. Directed by Anthony Mack. A Hal Roach production. With Our Gang (Joe Cobb, Wheezer, Farina, Mary Ann Jackson, Jean Darling, Harry Spear, Pete the pup, Hedda Hopper, Dorothy Vernon, Syd Saylor, Silas Wilcox, Robert McGowan). Wheezer enjoys mistreating animals, until they take their revenge. 18 min.
Mind the Baby
1924. Directed by Al Herman. A Century Comedy production. With Pal, Lillian Biron, Fred Spencer. Pal the dog saves a kidnapped baby from raging waterfalls and hungry alligators. 18 min.
1923. Directed by Len Powers. A Hal Roach production. With The Dippy-Doo-Dads. Intelligent monkeys, dogs, and ducks enact a spoof of boxing dramas. 10 min.
When Summer Comes
1922. Directed by Roy Del Ruth. A Mack Sennett production. With Billy Bevan, Mildred June, Kewpie Morgan, Billy Armstrong, Jack Cooper, Tiny Ward, Hughie Mack, Edgar Blue, John Rand, Cubby. Rampaging lions are on the loose in a hunting lodge. 18 min.
Program approx. 80 min.
In the Film exhibition Cruel and Unusual Comedy Reprised
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