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There It Is (1928)

Approved | | Short, Comedy | 1 January 1928 (USA)
When a mysterious figure appears to cause a series of disruptions at the Frisbie Home in New York, word goes out to Scotland Yard that the Fuzz-Faced Phantom is at work. Soon, Charley ... See full summary »

Directors:

Harold L. Muller (as H.L. Muller), Charles R. Bowers (uncredited)
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Complete credited cast:
Charles R. Bowers ... Charley MacNeesha (as Charley Bowers)
Kathryn McGuire ... The Nurse
Melbourne MacDowell Melbourne MacDowell ... Frisbie Family Patriarch
Buster Brodie ... The Fuzz-Faced Phantom
Blue Washington ... The Butler (as Edgar Blue)
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When a mysterious figure appears to cause a series of disruptions at the Frisbie Home in New York, word goes out to Scotland Yard that the Fuzz-Faced Phantom is at work. Soon, Charley MacNeesha and his assistant MacGregor are sent across the ocean to investigate. But even as they arrive at the home, a new series of weird events begins. Written by Snow Leopard

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Short | Comedy

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Trivia

One of the 50 films in the 3-disk boxed DVD set called "More Treasures from American Film Archives, 1894-1931" (2004), compiled by the National Film Preservation Foundation from 5 American film archives. This film is preserved by the George Eastman House, has a running time of 19 minutes and an added music score. See more »

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Featured in These Amazing Shadows (2011) See more »

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Not very good
18 January 2012 | by edalweberSee all my reviews

I saw this on TCM.I like good silent comedies, but this is definitely not one of them.It just seemed stupid rather than funny.Naming a ship coming from Scotland the "SS Hoot Mon" is painfully idiotic rather than humorous.Some people can tell even the corniest jokes and make them seem funny;other people just sound boring and tedious. This was definitely the latter. Made you wish for the Three Stooges. Amazing how much trouble someone want to and ended up with nothing.I thought that this would be a very useful tool to show to a film class in college to demonstrate that making a GOOD slapstick film is no where near as easy as it may seem.


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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

1 January 1928 (USA) See more »

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Runtime:

(2004 National Film Preservation Foundation print)

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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