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Title Harry Langdon, the forgotten clown.

Published New York, NY : Kino on Video ; [Chatsworth, CA] : distributed by Image Entertainment, [2000]
©2000

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM ERC DVD  791.4372 LANG  Region 1  SEVEN DAY LOAN  AVAILABLE
Physical description 1 videodisc (DVD) (193 minutes) : sound, black and white (tinted) ; 4 3/4 in.
Notes Title from disc label.
Originally issued as motion pictures in 1926 and 1927.
Silent films with English intertitles and musical accompaniment.
Contents The strong man (1926, 74 min.) / directed by Frank Capra ; produced by Harry Langdon Corporation ; story by Arthur Ripley -- Tramp, Tramp, Tramp (1926, 61 min.) / directed by Harry Edwards -- Long Pants (1927, 57 min.) / directed by Frank Capra ; produced by The Harry Langdon Corporation.
Credits The strong man photographed by Elgin Lessley and Glenn Kershner; edited by Harold Young; score by Eric Beheim. Tramp, Tramp, Tramp photographed by Elgin Lessley; score by Philip Carli. Long Pants photographed by Elgin Lessley and Glenn Kershner; musical settings by Donald Sosin. All films distributed by First National and produced for video by David Shepard.
Performers All films star Harry Langdon. The strong man features Priscilla Bonner, Gertrude Astor. Tramp, Tramp, Tramp features Joan Crawford and Alec B. Francis. Long Pants features Gladys Brockwell, Priscilla Bonner, Alma Bennett.
Summary Silent films highlighting the work of comedian Harry Langdon, including three of his best feature films. In The strong man, a childlike Belgian soldier seeks out the blind girl who wrote to him during the war, but through various mishaps becomes the assistant of a circus strong man. In Tramp Tramp Tramp, Harry enters a cross-contry foot race and encounters a chain gang, falls off a cliff, and is caught in a cyclone. In Long Pants, a young man is given his first long trousers and immediately smitten with a hard-boiled drug-smuggling femme fatal.
System notes DVD, NTSC format.
Other author Capra, Frank, 1897-1991.
Crawford, Joan, 1908-1977.
Langdon, Harry, 1884-1944.
Edwards, Harry, 1888-1952.
Astor, Gertrude, 1887-1977.
Bonner, Priscilla, 1899-1996.
Francis, Alec B., 1867-1934.
Bennett, Alma, 1889-1958.
First National Pictures, Inc.
Image Entertainment (Firm)
Kino International Corporation.
Subject Feature films.
Silent films.
Comedy films.
Variant Title Strong man.
Tramp, tramp, tramp.
Forgotten clown.
Long pants.
Publisher Number K173 DVD Kino on Video