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Bumping into Broadway

USA, English, 25 mins

  • Director: Hal Roach
  • Writer: H.M. Walker
  • Producer: Suzanne Lloyd Hayes; Robert Israel

CGiii Comment

There is always someone in drag...in these silent shorts.
 
It may have been funny in the day...but, that bloody piano music is a migraine-inducing racket.
 

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The(ir) Blurb...

Young playwright spends his last cent to pay the rent of struggling actress in a theatrical boarding house. Pursuing her, he winds up at a gambling club, where he wins big, just before a police raid.

Cast & Characters

Harold Lloyd as The Boy;
Bebe Daniels as The Girl;
'Snub' Pollard as Director of Musical Comedy;
Helen Gilmore as 'Bearcat' the Landlady;
Noah Young as The Bearcat's Bouncer;
Fred C. Newmeyer;
Charles Stevenson;
Sammy Brooks;
Gus Leonard as Desperate Spinster;
Roy Brooks;
William Gillespie as Stage Door Johnnie;
Mark Jones as Evicted Boarder;
Dee Lampton;
Gaylord Lloyd

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