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His Picture in the Papers (1916)

Not Rated | | Comedy | 13 February 1916 (USA)
A young man can only get the woman he loves if he becomes famous and manages to get his picture in the newspapers. He determines to let nothing stand in the way of his doing exactly that, ... See full summary »

Director:

John Emerson
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Douglas Fairbanks ... Pete Prindle
Clarence Handyside ... Proteus Prindle
Rene Boucicault Rene Boucicault ... Pansy Prindle
Jean Temple Jean Temple ... Pearl Prindle
Charles Butler ... Cassius Cadwalader
Loretta Blake ... Christine Cadwalader
Homer Hunt Homer Hunt ... Melville
Helena Rupport Helena Rupport ... Olga
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A young man can only get the woman he loves if he becomes famous and manages to get his picture in the newspapers. He determines to let nothing stand in the way of his doing exactly that, and in the process winds up getting involved with a gang of criminals and a locomotive chase. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Comedy

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Smile for the camera
19 June 2002 | by bobliptonSee all my reviews

A sprightly early Fairbanks film. Although too much of the story is told through intertitles, Douglas usual physical gags, including much building climbing and witty situations make for a good time. Look for Erich von Stroheim (who was also an assistant director) as a member of the Weazels Gang.


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Country:

USA

Language:

None | English

Release Date:

13 February 1916 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Amour et publicité See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$42,600 (estimated)
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Fine Arts Film Company See more »
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Sound Mix:

Silent

Color:

Black and White (tinted)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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