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His Picture in the Papers (1916)

 -  Comedy  -  13 February 1916 (USA)
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A young man can only get the woman he loves if he becomes famous and manages to get his picture in the newspapers. He determines to let nothing stand in the way of his doing exactly that, ... See full summary »

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Rene Boucicault ...
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A young man can only get the woman he loves if he becomes famous and manages to get his picture in the newspapers. He determines to let nothing stand in the way of his doing exactly that, and in the process winds up getting involved with a gang of criminals and a locomotive chase. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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13 February 1916 (USA)  »

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Smile for the camera
19 June 2002 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

A sprightly early Fairbanks film. Although too much of the story is told through intertitles, Douglas usual physical gags, including much building climbing and witty situations make for a good time. Look for Erich von Stroheim (who was also an assistant director) as a member of the Weazels Gang.


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