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Two Flaming Youths (1927)

Sheriff Ben Holden is in love with hotel owner Madge Malarkey when down-and-out carnival man Gabby Gilfoil shows up hoping to take her for some money. Gilfoil is mistaken for the wanted man... See full summary »

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Sheriff Ben Holden
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Tony Holden
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Simeon Trott
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Madge Malarkey
James Quinn ...
Slippery Sawtelle (as Jimmy Quinn)
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Bard (as Pearl and Bard)
Jay Brennan ...
Brennan - (as Savoy and Brennan)
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Clark (as Clark & McCullough)
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Dill - of Kolb and Dill
Vivian Duncan ...
Vivian Duncan
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Field - as Weber and Fields
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Kolb - as Kolb and Dill (as C. William Kolb)
Charles Mack ...
Mack -as Moran and Mack
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Sheriff Ben Holden is in love with hotel owner Madge Malarkey when down-and-out carnival man Gabby Gilfoil shows up hoping to take her for some money. Gilfoil is mistaken for the wanted man Slippery Sawtelle. Neither suitor gets Malarkey but manage to take her husband (wealthy Simeon Trott) for a bundle. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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A brand new comedy team with a brand new way of doing things! If you thought Fields funny in "Running Wild" or Conklin a scream in "Tell It to Sweeney" -- wait till you see "Two Flaming Youths."

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17 December 1927 (USA)  »

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