Program 4: Police Brutality: Wrong Arm of the Law
Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 7:30 p.m.
Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2), T2
Includes the following films:
Father’s Chicken Dinner
1913. Directed by Del Henderson. A Biograph Production. With Charlie Murray, David Morris, Sylvia Ashton, Gus Pixley. Mistaking cooking instructions detailing how to kill a chicken for a plan for his own demise, Father summons the police. 10 min.
The Star Boarder
1919. Larry Semon. With Semon, Lucille Carlisle (Mrs. Semon), Norma Shearer.
1913. Directed by Henry Lehrman. A Keystone Production. With Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle, Fred Mace, Evelyn Quick (aka Jewel Carmen), Nick Cogley, Edgar Kennedy, Hank Mann, Charles Avery, Bill Hauber. Arbuckle runs afoul of a police chief in his first Keystone short. 10 min.
A Twilight Baby
1920. Directed by Jack White. A Lehrman/First National Production. With Lloyd Hamilton, Virginia Rappe, Billie Ritchie, Harry Todd, Charles Dorety, Harry McCoy, Lige Conley. Home from prison, cowardly Ham must choose between bootleggers and the lovely Virginia. 23 min.
The Uneasy Three
1925. Directed by Leo McCarey. A Hal Roach Production. With Charley Chase, Katherine Grant, Bull Montana, Fred Kelsey, Jerry Mandy, Jack Ackroyd, Sue O’Neil, Lyle Tayo. Chase and pals pose as a musical trio in order to fleece jewel-owners at a society party. 20 min.
In the Film exhibition Lame Brains and Lunatics: Cruel and Unusual Comedy, Part 4
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