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The Extra Girl (1923)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Romance | 28 October 1923 (USA)
Sue Graham is a small town girl who wants to be a motion picture star. She wins a contract when a picture of a very pretty girl is sent to a studio instead of her picture. When she arrives ... See full summary »

Director:

F. Richard Jones

Writers:

Bernard McConville, Mack Sennett (story)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mabel Normand ... Sue Graham
Ralph Graves ... Dave Giddings
George Nichols ... Pa Graham
Anna Dodge Anna Dodge ... Ma Graham (as Anna Hernandez)
Vernon Dent ... Aaron Applejohn
Ramsey Wallace ... T. Phillip Hackett
Charlotte Mineau Charlotte Mineau ... Belle Brown
Mary Mason ... Actress
Max Davidson ... Tailor
Louise Carver ... Madame McCarthy - Wardrobe Mistress
William Desmond ... William Desmond - Actor
Carl Stockdale ... Director
Harry Gribbon ... Comedy Director
Billy Bevan ... Comedian
George Beranger ... Actor in Wardrobe Line (as André Beranger)
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Storyline

Sue Graham is a small town girl who wants to be a motion picture star. She wins a contract when a picture of a very pretty girl is sent to a studio instead of her picture. When she arrives in Hollywood, the mistake is discovered and she starts working in the props department of the studio instead. Her parents then come out to California and invest some money with a very shifty individual. Written by Charles K. Ammons <ckammons@mci2000.com>

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Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 October 1923 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Millie of the Movies See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Mack Sennett Comedies See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Penultimate feature film of Mabel Normand. She would not make another film for three years until her last feature Raggedy Rose (1926). Four shorts would follow in 1926-7 and she would pass away in 1930. See more »

Quotes

Dave Giddings: Sue wants to go into pictures. Do you think she has a chance?
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Featured in Hollywood (1980) See more »

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First Time Watching an M.N. Picture to the End ...
2 February 2019 | by sunchicagoSee all my reviews

I must say I have never been a big fan of Mabel's - lose interest pretty quickly in anything I've attempted to watch, but I really enjoyed this one and mainly due to the impressive camera work and the fact that unless they could employ camera tricks, it would appear she's doing her own stunts! The scene where she and Ralph Graves are fleeing in that horse drawn cart (basically) was unbelievable - for both of them frankly. I know in those days actors' lives weren't as highly valued (read: insured) as they came to be but this was something. Kudos to her.


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