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18 May 1924 (USA) See more »
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Jimmy Jump is a cracked reporter at a behind-the-times daily newspaper. He also happens to be in love with the managing editor's daughter... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Charley Chase ... Jimmy Jump
Blanche Mehaffey ... The Editor's Daughter
Noah Young ... Smith - Assistant Editor
Jack Gavin ... The Editor
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Helen Gilmore ... The Editor's Wife (uncredited)
Sam Lufkin ... Bit Role (uncredited)
George Rowe ... Bit Role (uncredited)
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Directed by
Ralph Ceder 
 
Produced by
Hal Roach .... producer
 
Original Music by
Dave Knudtson (musical score composed by) (2005)
 
Cinematography by
Robert Doran (photographed by)
 
Music Department
Dave Knudtson .... score performer (2005)
 
Other crew
Hal Roach .... presenter
 
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USA:12 min (2005 alternate version)
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Certification:
USA:Not Rated | USA:TV-G (TV rating)

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Continuity: Jimmy Jump (Charley Chase) drinks from a dribble glass (leaks from the bottom) and the water is pouring on his suit vest, but there are no signs of dampness when he holds the glass away from him.See more »

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The Cruelest Day, 3 April 2008
Author: wes-connors from Earth

It's Monday, April 1 at the morning "Megaphone", the newspaper that's six months behind all big public events. Cub reporter Charley Chase (as Jimmy Jump) arrives to find the newsroom involved in "April Fool's Day" hi-jinks. Mr. Chase is the victim of several tired and true April fool jokes. For example, Chase drinks from a water dribble glass. Then, Chase sits in ink. And, Chase lights an exploding stogie. When the editor's wife telephones for help, after her house catches on fire, everyone thinks it's an April fool joke. Editor's daughter Blanche Mehaffey, whom Chase loves, wouldn't play a cruel April fool's joke on Chase, or would she?

**** April Fool (5/18/24) Ralph Ceder ~ Charley Chase, Blanche Mehaffey, Noah Young

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