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Harold J. Binney
Did You Know?
He was president of the Florida Film Corp. in Jacksonville, and producer/director of its main arm, the Josh Binney Comedies. These silent two-reelers were built around an overweight clown named Hilliard Karr
, also known as "Funny Fatty Filbert". During the sound era he produced and directed "race films", very low-budget all-black comedies and musicals that were made for showings at theaters in ...