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Harry Langdon

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Harry Philmore Langdon (June 15, 1884 – December 22, 1944) was an American comedian who appeared in vaudeville, silent films (where he had his greatest fame), and talkies. [1]

63 relations: A Chump at Oxford, A Soldier's Plaything, All-American Co-Ed, Americans, Atlantic Adventure, Bill Schelly, Block Busters, Block-Heads, Buster Keaton, California, Caspar Milquetoast, Charlie Chaplin, Columbia Pictures, Comedian, Council Bluffs, Iowa, Double Trouble (1941 film), Eddie Collins (actor), Educational Pictures, Ella Cinders (film), Frank Capra, Glendale, California, Grand View Memorial Park Cemetery, Hal Roach, Hallelujah, I'm a Bum (film), Harold Lloyd, Heart Trouble (film), His First Flame, Hollywood Walk of Fame, Hot Rhythm, Intracerebral hemorrhage, Keystone Studios, Laurel and Hardy, List of American comedy films, Long Pants, Los Angeles, Lost film, Mack Sennett, Medicine show, Misbehaving Husbands, My Weakness (film), Oliver Hardy, Olsen and Johnson, Repertory theatre, Saps at Sea, See America Thirst, Silent film, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937 film), Sol Lesser, Stan Laurel, Swingin' on a Rainbow, ..., The Cat's Meow (1924 film), The Flying Deuces, The New York Times, The Strong Man, There Goes My Heart (film), Tramp, Tramp, Tramp, United States, Variety Obituaries, Vaudeville, Vernon Dent, Walt Disney, Zenobia (film), 1926 in film. Expand index (13 more) »

A Chump at Oxford

A Chump at Oxford, directed in 1939 by Alfred J. Goulding and released in 1940 by United Artists, was the penultimate Laurel and Hardy film made at the Hal Roach studios.

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A Soldier's Plaything

A Soldier's Plaything is a 1930 American pre-Code comedy-drama film with songs directed by Michael Curtiz.

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All-American Co-Ed

All-American Co-Ed is a 1941 American film directed by LeRoy Prinz.

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Americans

Americans are citizens of the United States of America.

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Atlantic Adventure

Atlantic Adventure is a 1935 American comedy mystery film directed by Albert S. Rogell and starring Nancy Carroll, Lloyd Nolan and Harry Langdon.

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Bill Schelly

Bill Schelly (born November 2, 1951, Walla Walla, Washington, United States) is an author primarily known as a historian of cinema, comic books, and comics fandom.

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Block Busters

Block Busters is a 1944 American film directed by Wallace Fox.

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Block-Heads

Block-Heads is a 1938 comedy film starring Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy, produced by Hal Roach Studios for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.

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Buster Keaton

Joseph Frank "Buster" Keaton (October 4, 1895 – February 1, 1966) was an American actor, comedian, film director, producer, screenwriter, and stunt performer.

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California

California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.

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Caspar Milquetoast

Caspar Milquetoast was a comic strip character created by H. T. Webster for his cartoon series The Timid Soul.

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Charlie Chaplin

Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin (16 April 1889 – 25 December 1977) was an English comic actor, filmmaker, and composer who rose to fame in the era of silent film.

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Columbia Pictures

Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. (commonly known as Columbia Pictures and Columbia, formerly CBC Film Sales Corporation, and stylized as COLUMBIA) is an American film studio, production company and film distributor that is a member of the Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group, a division of Sony Entertainment's Sony Pictures subsidiary of the Japanese multinational conglomerate Sony Corporation.

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Comedian

A comedian or comic is a person who seeks to entertain an audience by making them laugh.

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Council Bluffs, Iowa

Council Bluffs is a city in and the county seat of Pottawattamie County, Iowa, United States.

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Double Trouble (1941 film)

Double Trouble is a 1941 American comedy film.

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Eddie Collins (actor)

For other people with the same name, see Eddie Collins. Edward Bernard "Eddie" Collins (January 30, 1883 – September 2, 1940) was an American comedian, actor and singer.

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Educational Pictures

Educational Pictures (or Educational Film Exchanges, Inc. or Educational Films Corporation of America) was an American film distribution company founded in 1916 by Earle (E. W.) Hammons (1882–1962).

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Ella Cinders (film)

Ella Cinders is a 1926 American silent comedy film directed by Alfred E. Green, starring Colleen Moore, produced by her husband John McCormick (1893-1961), and co-starring Moore's most popular co-star, Lloyd Hughes.

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Frank Capra

Frank Russell Capra (born Francesco Rosario Capra; May 18, 1897September 3, 1991) was a Sicilian American film director, producer and writer who became the creative force behind some of the major award-winning films of the 1930s and 1940s.

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Glendale, California

Glendale is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States.

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Grand View Memorial Park Cemetery

Grand View Memorial Park Cemetery at 1341 Glenwood Road in Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, United States, was established in 1884 as Glendale Cemetery.

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Hal Roach

Harold Eugene Roach Sr. (January 14, 1892 – November 2, 1992) was an American film and television producer, director, and actor from the 1910s to the 1990s, best known today for producing the Laurel and Hardy and Our Gang film comedy series.

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Hallelujah, I'm a Bum (film)

Hallelujah, I'm a Bum is a 1933 American pre-Code musical comedy film directed by Lewis Milestone and set in the Great Depression.

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Harold Lloyd

Harold Clayton Lloyd Sr. (April 20, 1893 – March 8, 1971) was an American actor, comedian, director, producer, screenwriter, and stunt performer who is best known for his silent comedy films.

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Heart Trouble (film)

Heart Trouble is a 1928 American silent comedy film starring Harry Langdon and Doris Dawson.

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His First Flame

His First Flame (1927) is an American silent comedy film starring Harry Langdon and directed by Harry Edwards.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame

The Hollywood Walk of Fame comprises more than 2,600 five-pointed terrazzo and brass stars embedded in the sidewalks along 15 blocks of Hollywood Boulevard and three blocks of Vine Street in Hollywood, California.

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Hot Rhythm

Hot Rhythm is a 1944 American musical comedy film directed by William Beaudine and starring Robert Lowery, Dona Drake and Tim Ryan.

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Intracerebral hemorrhage

Intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH), also known as cerebral bleed, is a type of intracranial bleed that occurs within the brain tissue or ventricles.

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Keystone Studios

Keystone Studios was an early movie studio founded in Edendale, California (which is now a part of Echo Park) on July 4, 1912 as the Keystone Pictures Studio by Mack Sennett (1880-1960) with backing from actor-writer Adam Kessel (1866-1946) and Charles O. Baumann (1874-1931), owners of the New York Motion Picture Company (founded 1909).

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Laurel and Hardy

Laurel and Hardy were a comedy double act during the early Classical Hollywood era of American cinema.

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List of American comedy films

This is a list of American comedy films.

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Long Pants

Long Pants (also known as Johnny Newcomer) is a 1927 American silent comedy film directed by Frank Capra and starring Harry Langdon.

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.

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Lost film

A lost film is a feature or short film that is no longer known to exist in any studio archives, private collections, or public archives, such as the U.S. Library of Congress.

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Mack Sennett

Mack Sennett (born Michael Sinnott; January 17, 1880 – November 5, 1960) was a Canadian-born American film director and producer, known as the King of Comedy.

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Medicine show

Medicine shows were touring acts (traveling by truck, horse, or wagon teams) which peddled "miracle cure" patent medicines and other products between various entertainments.

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Misbehaving Husbands

Misbehaving Husbands is a 1940 American comedy of errors film directed by William Beaudine for Producers Releasing Corporation.

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My Weakness (film)

My Weakness is a 1933 American pre-Code musical film directed by David Butler and starring Lilian Harvey, Lew Ayres and Charles Butterworth.

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Oliver Hardy

Oliver Norvell "Babe" Hardy (born Norvell Hardy; January 18, 1892 – August 7, 1957) was an American comic actor and one half of Laurel and Hardy, the double act that began in the era of silent films and lasted 25 years, from 1927 to 1951.

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Olsen and Johnson

John Sigvard "Ole" Olsen (November 6, 1892 - January 26, 1963) and Harold Ogden "Chic" Johnson (March 5, 1891 - February 26, 1962) were American comedians of vaudeville, radio, the Broadway stage, motion pictures and television.

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Repertory theatre

A repertory theatre (also called repertory, rep or stock) can be a Western theatre or opera production in which a resident company presents works from a specified repertoire, usually in alternation or rotation.

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Saps at Sea

Saps at Sea is a 1940 American film directed by Gordon Douglas, distributed by United Artists, and Laurel and Hardy's last film produced by the Hal Roach Studio.

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See America Thirst

See America Thirst is a 1930 American comedy film produced and distributed by Universal Pictures and directed by William James Craft.

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Silent film

A silent film is a film with no synchronized recorded sound (and in particular, no spoken dialogue).

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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937 film)

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is a 1937 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Productions and originally released by RKO Radio Pictures.

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Sol Lesser

Sol Lesser (February 17, 1890 – September 19, 1980) was an American film producer.

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Stan Laurel

Stan Laurel (born Arthur Stanley Jefferson; 16 June 1890 – 23 February 1965) was an English comic actor, writer and film director, who was part of the comedy duo Laurel and Hardy.

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Swingin' on a Rainbow

Swingin' on a Rainbow is a 1945 American film directed by William Beaudine and starring Jane Frazee.

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The Cat's Meow (1924 film)

The Cat's Meow is a lost 1924 silent film comedy short directed by Roy Del Ruth and starring Harry Langdon.

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The Flying Deuces

The Flying Deuces, also known as Flying Aces, is a 1939 comedy film starring Laurel and Hardy, in which the duo join the French Foreign Legion.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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The Strong Man

The Strong Man is a 1926 American comedy silent film starring Harry Langdon and directed by Frank Capra in his feature-length directorial debut.

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There Goes My Heart (film)

There Goes My Heart is a 1938 romantic comedy film directed by Norman Z. McLeod, starring Virginia Bruce as a wealthy heiress who goes to work under an alias at a department store owned by her grandfather.

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Tramp, Tramp, Tramp

Tramp, Tramp, Tramp is a 1926 American silent comedy film directed by Harry Edwards.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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Variety Obituaries

Variety Obituaries is a 15-volume series with facsimile reprints of the full text of every obituary published by the entertainment trade magazine Variety from 1905 to 1994.

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Vaudeville

Vaudeville is a theatrical genre of variety entertainment.

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Vernon Dent

Vernon Bruce Dent (February 16, 1895 – November 5, 1963) was an American comic actor who appeared in over 400 films in his career.

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Walt Disney

Walter Elias Disney (December 5, 1901December 15, 1966) was an American entrepreneur, animator, voice actor and film producer.

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Zenobia (film)

Zenobia (also known as Elephants Never Forget (UK) and It's Spring Again) is a 1939 comedy film starring Oliver Hardy, Harry Langdon, Billie Burke, Alice Brady, James Ellison, Jean Parker, June Lang, Stepin Fetchit and Hattie McDaniel.

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1926 in film

The following is an overview of 1926 in film, including significant events, a list of films released and notable births and deaths.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harry_Langdon

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