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The Barker (1928)

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Milton Sills ...
Nifty Miller
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Lou
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Carrie
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Chris Miller
Sylvia Ashton ...
Ma Benson
George Cooper ...
Hap Spissel
S.S. Simon ...
Col. Gowdy
One-Eye Connelly
Tom Dugan ...
Stuttering Spieler
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90% TALKING HIT OF HITS - Greater than the stage show on which it is founded...with the complete dramatic dialogue---that you hear...every word of it! See more »

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9 December 1928 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Det farende Folk  »

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| (UCLA Film and Television Archive Print)

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(Vitaphone) (talking sequences)| (alternate version)

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1.33 : 1
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In a separately filmed trailer, Vitaphone production reel #2794, Milton Sills talks to the audience and introduces costumed cast members. See more »

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Version of Diamond Horseshoe (1945) See more »

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Dorothy Mackaill a stand-out in part-talkie version of famous play.

Although it was Betty Compson who was given a Best Actress Oscar nom for her role in this film, it was fellow actress Dorothy Mackaill who really deserved it. Her performance was fiery and full of emotion, leaving a much more vivid impression than that of Ms. Compson. This is a silent with talking sequences.


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