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A Small Town Idol (1921)

Sam, a young man in a small town, is accused of being a thief. Unable to prove his innocence--and not knowing that he's being framed by a local villain to keep him away from pretty young ... See full summary »

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J. Wellington Jones
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Mary Brown
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Martin Brown
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Joe Barnum
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Sheriff Sparks (as Charlie Murray)
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Mrs. Smith
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Sam, a young man in a small town, is accused of being a thief. Unable to prove his innocence--and not knowing that he's being framed by a local villain to keep him away from pretty young Mary, the town beauty whom the villain wants for himself--he leaves town and goes to Hollywood to become an actor. He eventually returns home to town as a star, but once again finds himself the victim of the town villain, who this time abducts sweet young Mary. Sam must use all his acting skills to track down the villain and save Mary. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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13 February 1921 (USA)  »

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Broadway Brevities (1938-1939 season) (#19): A Small Town Idol  »

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Hilarious as a short
30 December 1998 | by See all my reviews

A 2-reel short (0:19), with the same title, extracted from this feature was released in 1939 and is being shown on cable. With a tongue-in-cheek voice-over, it is hilarious.


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