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The Red Mill (1927)

Passed | | Comedy, Romance | 29 January 1927 (USA)
A tavern worker and the daughter of a burgomaster enter into elaborate masquerades in order to win the hearts of the men they love.

Director:

Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle (as William Goodrich)

Writers:

Frances Marion (adaptation), Frances Marion (scenario) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Marion Davies ... Tina
Owen Moore ... Dennis
Louise Fazenda ... Gretchen
George Siegmann ... Willem (as George Siegman)
Karl Dane ... Captain Jacop
Russ Powell Russ Powell ... Burgomaster (as J. Russell Powell)
Snitz Edwards ... Caesar
William Orlamond William Orlamond ... Governor
Ignatz Ignatz ... Himself - a Mouse
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jack Hampton Jack Hampton ... Boy Watching Kite
William White William White ... Boy With Runaway Kite (as Billy Hampton)
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Storyline

Tina works as a barmaid at the Red Mill Tavern and is at the mercy of volatile and bad tempered owner, Willem. Dennis is a visitor to the area and Tina soon falls in love with him. Dennis doesn't share her feeling and leaves only to return later on. He becomes interested in Gretchen, the Burgomaster's daughter. However, Gretchen, about to enter into an arranged marriage with the Governor, is in love with Captain Jacop Van Goop. Tina and Gretchen enter into an elaborate masquerade in order to be with the men they each love. Written by jodlyn

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winter | windmill | well | wedding | tavern | See All (31) »

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Comedy | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 January 1927 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A vörös malom See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(2006 alternate)

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

This is the first of two films Marion Davies would star in with comedienne Louise Fazenda. See more »

Quotes

Willem: May the devil and ghosts come and get you... you Spitzboop!
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Connections

Version of The DuPont Show of the Month: The Red Mill (1958) See more »

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Another comedic gem of a performance from Marion Davies
19 February 2001 | by Brian FerrariSee all my reviews

This is yet another movie that should be shown to anyone who might doubt the talents of Marion Davies. She is delightful in this performance, with some wonderful bits of physical comedy. Director Fatty Arbuckle surely deserves the credit as well. The supporting players are also quite good, but make no mistake - this is her film.


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