The Boys of Company "B." Comedy. Written by Rida Johnson Young
. Directed by Arnold Daly
. Lyceum Theatre: 8 Apr 1907- Jul 1907 (closing date unknown/96 performances). Cast: Charles Arthur, W. Elmer Booth, F.P. Cahill, Verner Clarges
, Morgan Coman, Gretchen Dale, Arnold Daly
(as "Tony Allen"), Howard Estabrook, Jennie A. Eustace ...
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Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume One, 1890-1945." Pages 986-992. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1987.
Franticly wild comedies that had observed no physical reality while the characters descended into chaos in improvised storylines and situations. Many of the films had the appearance of a squad of incompetant policemen known as the Keystone Kops
, who would arrive in overloaded cars which they would often leave destroyed while they contributed to the mess they were sent to stop. This group has come...
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