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Tillie's Punctured Romance (1928)

The ring master is plotting to get the circus owner done away with in a lion cage so he can take over. World War I intervenes and eventually aids the Allied cause by joining the German army.
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Tillie, a Runaway
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Circus Owner
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Tillie's Father
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Heroine
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Hero
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Property Man
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Strong Woman
Billy Platt ...
Midget (as William Platt)
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The Bad Boy
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The Axe Thrower
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The Lion Tamer
Baron von Dobeneck ...
German Officer
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The ring master is plotting to get the circus owner done away with in a lion cage so he can take over. World War I intervenes and eventually aids the Allied cause by joining the German army. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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3 March 1928 (USA)  »

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Charlot milionario per un'ora  »

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Although it is often described as a remake of the original Tillie's Punctured Romance (1914), in fact, this is an entirely different film from Marie Dressler's. See more »

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Referenced in Hollywood Hist-o-Rama: W.C. Fields (1961) See more »

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This is a remake of a Chaplin film that W.C. Fields starred in circa 1927

According to what the current review says, this "Lost Film" apparently has been found in the reviewer's attic. If so, I shall add this title,in spite of not having seen it, to a future e-mail to Universal's website for a future volume of the "W.C. Fields Comedy Collection" 5-DVD box-set series. Although the reviewer at hand didn't enjoy this too much, it is vital, since it has been lost for over 80 years. It is nice to know that a distribution print has been discovered, thus making it a possible candidate for future DVD release to be seen by the general public. If this is released, it should be digitally cleaned up & include a newly recorded piano soundtrack utitlizing the original piano rolls (if THEY survived). Thanks for proving the existence of this film!


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