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From Hand to Mouth (1919)

A penniless young man tries to save an heiress from kidnappers and help her secure her inheritance.

Directors:

Alfred J. Goulding (as Alf. Goulding), Hal Roach (uncredited)

Writer:

H.M. Walker (titles)
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Complete credited cast:
Harold Lloyd ... The Boy
Mildred Davis ... The Girl
'Snub' Pollard ... The Kidnapper (as Harry Pollard)
Peggy Cartwright ... The Waif (as Peggy Courtwright)
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Storyline

Harold is starving since he has no money to buy food. He may even fight a young starving girl and her starving dog for a morsel. Their unwitting attempts at getting money for food may get them into trouble. But they are helped by a young woman, Mildred. Harold doesn't want to disappoint her, which may be the case when they meet again. But in making things right with her, she may get into a bit a scrap herself with some criminal elements. She is coming into some money fro an inheritance, but she is unaware that the lawyer handling the matter is trying to bilk her out of the money. Harold may yet again unwittingly help her in thwarting the actions of the lawyer while he tries to evade the law himself. Written by Huggo

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Genres:

Comedy | Short | Action

Certificate:

TV-G
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Trivia

First pairing of Harold Lloyd and his future wife Mildred Davis. See more »

Quotes

Mr. Will Shake: Will it will or will it won't?
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Connections

References Auction of Souls (1919) See more »

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Harold Lloyd short of cash
15 January 2009 | by Petey-10See all my reviews

Two people and one dog share the same problem: they have nothing to eat.The penniless man is joined by a waif and her dog.There is a dishonest lawyer working with a gang of criminals trying to swindle an innocent young heiress out of her inheritance.Then this lovely lady rescues Harold and the waif from the hands of the authorities.Maybe Harold could help the girl with the problem she's having.This silent comedy short, From Hand to Mouth (1919), has two directors, Alfred J. Goulding and Hal Roach.Harold Lloyd is truly great as this poor man.Mildred Davis is really amazing as his love interest.Peggy Cartwright is a magnificent child actress.And you gotta love the dog! There's also the great 'Snub' Pollard playing The Kidnapper.What fine moments this movie offers!


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Country:

USA

Language:

None

Release Date:

28 December 1919 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

De la coupe aux lèvres See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Rolin Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(Turner library print)

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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