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Sally of the Sawdust (1925)

 |  Comedy  |  2 August 1925 (USA)
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Judge Foster throws his daughter out because she married a circus man. She leaves her baby girl with Prof. McGargle before she dies. Years later Sally is a dancer with whom Peyton, a son of... See full summary »

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Professor Eustance McGargle
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Judge Henry L. Foster
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Lennox, Sr.
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Judge Foster throws his daughter out because she married a circus man. She leaves her baby girl with Prof. McGargle before she dies. Years later Sally is a dancer with whom Peyton, a son of Judge Foster's friend, falls in love. When Sally is arrested McGargle proves her real parentage. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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D.W. Griffith's circus comedy.

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D.W. Griffith had good reason not to use the name or title "Poppy" for this movie -a movie titled "Poppy" with a character by that name had come out in 1917. See more »

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When Sally and Eustache were lying on the railway, after get wet on the train, you can clearly see that the railway ends on the film studio wall, right behind them. See more »

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A must for W.C. Fields fans
2 July 2001 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

Seems to have been made as a vehicle for W.C. Fields and Carol Dempster and they dominate it. Fields already has his film character well developed. Carol Dempster seems to dance through the film and her acting reminds me of Mary Pickford, who also worked a long time under D.W. Griffith. Typical of later Griffith films technically.

Later remade as Poppy (the original title) with Fields in the same role.


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