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Screwball Silents: An Overall Hero (1920) / Nerve Tonic (1924) / Splash Yourself (1927) (Silent)

A fabulous collection of three silent comedies focusing on visual and physical gags.
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DVD Features:

  • Run Time: 55 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Released: November 27, 2012
  • Label: Alpha Video
  • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)

Performers, Cast and Crew:

Starring Bobby Vernon, Snooky the Chimp & Jimmy Adams
Directed by William S. Campbell & Harold Beaudine

Description by OLDIES.com:

Outrageous physical and slapstick gags are the focus of this hilarious collection of rare silent shorts.

An Overall Hero (1920): Snooky the Chimp, monkeys with crooks as they try to fix a race. Starring Snooky, Arthur Nowell, Ida Mae McKenzie. Directed by William S. Campbell.

Nerve Tonic (1924): In order to win the hand of his fiancee, Eddie must spend the night in a haunted mansion. Starring Jimmie Adams, Marie Astaire, George C. Pearce. Directed by Harold Beaudine.

Splash Yourself (1927): Promised a job as a plumber's assistant, Axel travels to America from "the old country," only to find himself in hot water. Starring Bobby Vernon, Frances Lee, Eddie Baker. Directed by Harold Beaudine.

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Product Info:

  • Sales Rank: 14,619
  • UPC: 089218687296
  • Shipping Weight: 0.27/lbs (approx)
  • International Shipping: 1 item

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