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Dr. Jack (1922)

Country Doctor, Jack Jackson is called in to treat the Sick-Little-Well-Girl, who has been making Dr. Saulsbourg and is sanitarium very rich, after years of unsuccessful treatment. His ... See full summary »

Directors:

Fred C. Newmeyer (as Fred Newmeyer), Sam Taylor (uncredited)

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Hal Roach (story), Sam Taylor (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Harold Lloyd ... Dr. 'Jack' Jackson
Mildred Davis ... The Sick-Little-Well-Girl
John T. Prince ... Charles F. Haskell - The Girl's Father
Eric Mayne ... Dr. Ludwig von Saulsbourg
C. Norman Hammond C. Norman Hammond ... Jamison - the Lawyer
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Storyline

Country Doctor, Jack Jackson is called in to treat the Sick-Little-Well-Girl, who has been making Dr. Saulsbourg and is sanitarium very rich, after years of unsuccessful treatment. His old-fashioned methods do the trick and the quack is sent packing. Written by Herman Seifer <alagain@aol.com>

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If you are crying for a laugh- visit Dr. Jack! If you need a new joy thrill, Consult Dr. Jack. If you want to laugh until you are weak- See Dr. Jack. (Print Ad-The Record-News,((Smith's Falls, P.O.)) 3 April 1923) See more »

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Comedy

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 November 1922 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Doctor Jack See more »

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Budget:

$113,440 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Hal Roach Studios See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(Harold Lloyd Entertainment release) | (DVD)

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Harold Lloyd would marry his female lead Mildred Davis a year later in 1923. They would remain married until her death in 1969. Harold would die two years later. See more »

Goofs

At the restaurant, after ordering, Dr. Jack puts the menu down on the table twice between shots - first with his left hand, then with his right. See more »

Quotes

Jamison, the Lawyer: I know a patient in the city that you can cure with your methods - The doctor she has now is an old fogy - a four-flusher!
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Crazy Credits

The title page appears as a prescription on an Rx pad: Hal Roach prescribes Harold Lloyd in "Dr. Jack". Subsequent credits also are on Rx pages. See more »

Alternate Versions

The 60-minute TCM print shown was presented by Harold Lloyd Entertainment and contained a music score composed, arranged and conducted by 'Robert Israel (II)'. The score was performed by The Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra and by members of The Robert Israel Orchestra. See more »

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The Darktown Strutters' Ball
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11 March 2008 | by Michael_ElliottSee all my reviews

Dr. Jack (1922)

**** (out of 4)

Dr. Jack (Harold Lloyd) is the nicest doctor in town who gets a kick out of helping people in his own strange ways. His latest client is a woman who seems to be healthy but a mean German doctor is making her appeal ill so he can keep collecting from her rich father. This is certainly the best film I've seen from Lloyd. I wouldn't say any of the jokes are hysterical but all of them are very fast paced and come non-stop. The highlight includes one scene where a girl calls Lloyd because "Mary" is dying but when he shows up "Mary" turns out to be her baby doll. Another highlight is the ending, which is a madcap of fast jokes as Lloyd dresses up as a vampire to show the girl isn't sick.


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