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Chaz Chase: 'The Unique Comedian' (1928)

Returns from a party and states that he's still hungry. He eats the cigar he was smoking and then does some shimmying around the room. He then proceeds to light and eat his matches and then... See full summary »

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Returns from a party and states that he's still hungry. He eats the cigar he was smoking and then does some shimmying around the room. He then proceeds to light and eat his matches and then the matchbox. After that he begins to tear apart and eat his tuxedo and his flower. He breaks apart his ukulele and eats it. He proclaims that he's still so hungry that he could eat a horse. Written by Michael of lillym_325@yahoo.com

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18 October 1928 (USA)  »

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Vitaphone Variety No. 2696: Chaz Chase, the Unique Comedian  »

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Vitaphone Production Reel #2696. See more »

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Chaz Chase, Himself: Ladies and gentlemen, I just came from the most wonderful party and I wanted to tell you everybody was full from soup to nuts. But, I'm still hungry.
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Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2
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Music by Franz Liszt
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Eat Hearty!
15 March 2003 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

Chaz Chase -- not to be confused with Charley Chase -- eats a variety of interesting items, including a lot of cardboard. Absolutely bizarre: this sort of act, which used to prosper in vaudeville, wound up going into the carnivals after vaudeville died.

Apparently the diet agreed with Mr. Chase, since he was doing the same act thirty years later


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