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Now You Tell One (1926)

The Liars Club is holding their contest to see who can tell the most unbelievable story, with a gold medallion waiting to be awarded to the winner. Disappointed with the other members' ... See full summary »
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Charles R. Bowers ... Mr. Bowers (as Charley Bowers)
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The Liars Club is holding their contest to see who can tell the most unbelievable story, with a gold medallion waiting to be awarded to the winner. Disappointed with the other members' bland efforts, one member brings in Charley Bowers, who has an extraordinary tale to tell. Charley claims to have invented a magic potion that enables him to grow absolutely anything by a simple grafting process, and he proceeds to tell his story to the club. Written by Snow Leopard

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 December 1926 (USA) See more »

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Bowers Comedy Corporation See more »
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Silent

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Fifth in a series of 13 Whirlwind Comedies produced by Charles R. Bowers. See more »

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Featured in Slapstick Encyclopedia, Vol. 8: Tons of Fun (1998) See more »

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Bowers' special fx make any of his films worth seeing.
1 December 1999 | by mtoscanoSee all my reviews

Charles Bowers was first an animator, and his flair for stop-motion shows in this amazing short comedy. The excellent special effects will truly amaze even the most CGI-jaded viewer. Luckily, Bowers' creative wit matches his agility with the camera - there're some crazy and hilarious sight gags here.


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