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FILM SCREENINGS

Program 3: Food Fight: Chaos À La Carte

Friday, September 13, 2013, 7:00 p.m.

Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2), T2



Includes the following films:

  • Feed ‘Em and Weep

    1928. Directed by Fred Guiol. A Hal Roach Production. With Anita Garvin, Marion Byron, Max Davidson, Edgar Kennedy, Frank Alexander, Charlie Hall. Byron and Garvin (as an ersatz Laurel and Hardy) are replacement waiters in Max Davidson’s roadside diner. 20 min.

  • Fish

    1916. Director unknown. A Biograph Production. With Bert Williams. Inspired by one of his signature vaudeville routines, legendary Ziegfeld Follies star Williams gives a near-solo turn as a frustrated angler. 10 min.

  • The King of the Kitchen

    1918. Directed by Frank Griffin. An L-KO Production. With Harry Gribbon, Eva Novak, Mae Emory, Rosa Gore, Oliver Hardy, Billy Armstrong. A boarding-house chef gets mixed up with jewel thieves. 20 min.

  • Jes’ Passin Through

    1923. Directed by Charles Parrott. A Hal Roach Production. With Will Rogers, Marie Mosquini, Noah Young, Earl Mohan, Billy Engle. A penniless tramp does his best to get arrested for the sake of a holiday meal. 20 min.

  • Hash and Havoc

    1916. Directed by Larry Semon. A Vitagraph Production. With Hughie Mack, Patsy DeForrest, Jimmy Aubrey, Eddie Dunn, Billy Bletcher, Joe Rock. Hughie, a cook in a greasy spoon, has a style of food preparation all his own. 10 min.