Silent Comedy Classics Collection, Volume 4

Rare shorts from the Silent Age of Hollywood, mostly starring forgotten, obscure comedians.
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item number:  ALP 8481D
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  • Run Time: 1 hours, 42 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
  • Released: March 15, 2022
  • Originally Released: 1923
  • Label: Alpha Video

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SKYLARKING (1923): Harry Gribbon invents a flying car powered by hot air balloons, but it can't get him away from his nagging wife Lila Leslie fast enough.

RENO OR BUST (1924): Bobby Vernon elopes with the androgynously named Duane Thompson, whose parents snatch her away to have the union annulled so she can marry someone who might actually have a future.

GRANDMA'S CHILD (1926): Bobby Ray plays a lazy house husband who lies to his mother-in-law about having a kid in order to get financial support. Now he and his wife have to produce the tyke when the old battle-axe decides to pay a surprise visit!

MINE YOUR BUSINESS! (1927): The adventures of Rastus, a boot-black who foils three bad men trying to seize a gold mine, played by Fred Parker in a widely broad and inappropriate blackface performance.

TOOTS AND CASPER in FOOLING CASPER (1928): In this first of a series of two-reelers based on Jimmy Murphy's long-running comic strip, the badly paired husband and wife's second honeymoon is ruined by Toots' rich uncle and his bratty son.

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  • UPC: 089218848192
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