Sally of the Sawdust Movie Review 1925

Information and Film Reviews for Sally of the Sawdust the Movie

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Fields's first silent feature; he is carnival barker Professor Eustace McGargle who's the guardian of orphaned Sally (Dempster). Then Sally's wealthy grandfather (Alderson), a stern judge, becomes determined to claim her from showbiz lowlifes. Fields gets to demonstrate his talent for juggling, conning customers, and car chasing. Interesting movie caught director Griffith on the decline and Fields on the verge of stardom. Remade as a talkie in 1936 entitled "Poppy." Includes musical score.

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Grapevine Video, PO Box 46161, Phoenix, AZ 85063, Phone: (602)973-3661, Fax: (602)973-2973, Email: jbhandy@grapevinevideo.com, URL: http://www.grapevinevideo.com

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 113 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Silent Films, Carnivals & Circuses, Adoption & Orphans
Screenplay
Forrest Halsey
Cast
W.C. Fields, Carol Dempster, Erville Alderson
Cinematography
Harry Fischbeck, H. Sintzenich
Director
D.W. Griffith
Other
James Smith
Producer
United Artists

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