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Dr. Jack (1922)

Passed  -  Comedy  -  26 November 1922 (USA)
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Country Doctor, Jack Jackson is called in to treat the Sick-Little-Well-Girl, who has been making Dr. Saulsbourg and is sanitarium very rich, after years of unsuccessful treatment. His ... See full summary »

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The Sick-Little-Well-Girl
John T. Prince ...
Eric Mayne ...
Dr. Ludwig von Saulsbourg
C. Norman Hammond ...
The Lawyer
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Charles Stevenson ...
Asylum Guard (as Charles E. Stevenson)
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Storyline

Country Doctor, Jack Jackson is called in to treat the Sick-Little-Well-Girl, who has been making Dr. Saulsbourg and is sanitarium very rich, after years of unsuccessful treatment. His old-fashioned methods do the trick and the quack is sent packing. Written by Herman Seifer <alagain@aol.com>

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Five Reels of Laughter

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Comedy

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26 November 1922 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Doctor Jack  »

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(Harold Lloyd Entertainment release)

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1.33 : 1
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Crazy Credits

The title page appears as a prescription on an Rx pad: Hal Roach prescribes Harold Lloyd in "Dr. Jack". Subsequent credits also are on Rx pages. See more »

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The Darktown Strutters' Ball
(1917)
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Weaker Lloyd's Silent Feature Still Enjoyable
19 October 2000 | by (Milan, Italy) – See all my reviews

DOCTOR JACK is one of Lloyd's weaker silent features, yet it's still quite funny. It does not have a tight structure, and focuses more on physical slapstick(which Lloyd is brilliant ), mixed with sentimental tales of how Dr. Jack `cures' patients with common sense and fun. This gives the film a curious mood inconsistency, maybe because melodrama and farce just don't melt together. However we get to see Lloyd performing some elegant acrobatic skills when he has to beat himself to create thrills for Mildred. The gag of the rug and the dog is very funny, too. Unfortunately, like many films at that time, this film contains some few inappropriate, slightly racist gags.


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