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Also Known As: Died: December 22, 1944
Born: June 15, 1884 Cause of Death: cerebral hemorrhage
Birth Place: Council Bluffs, Iowa, USA Profession: Cast ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

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Wise Guys (1937) as Director
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Stage Hand, The (1933) as Director
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Heart Trouble (1928) as Director
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The Chaser (1928) as Director
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Three's a Crowd (1927) as Director

Cast (feature film)

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When Comedy Was King (1960) as
A compilation of funny moments from the top comedians of the silent era.
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The Golden Age of Comedy (1958) as
A compilation of clips from the great comedians of the silent era.
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Swingin' on a Rainbow (1945) as Chester Willoby
A young girl goes to New York to find a bandleader who has stolen all the songs she wrote and is passing them off as his own. She soon meets and falls in love with a struggling young songwriter who has his own problems.
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Hot Rhythm (1944) as Whiffle
Radio writers have big plans for a woman singer.
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Block Busters (1944) as Higgins
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Mopey Dope (1944)
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Spotlight Scandals (1943) as Oscar
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House of Errors (1942) as Bert
Bert (Harry Langdon) and Alf (Charles Rogers) are fired from their jobs as delivery "boys" for a newspaper. They decide to be reporters on their own and set out to get a story on the inventor of a new machine gun. The inventor hates reporters so the boys pose as a valet and a butler and are hired. A reporter (Ray Walker) from their old newspaper shows up and gains admission by claiming to represent an American Legion paper, while a friend of the family and a phony representative of an arms manufacturer also show up with intentions of stealing the gun. Bert and Alf, suspicious of the pair, steal the gun themselves to protect it. They arrive back, after a night of misadventures at a flophouse, just as the crooks are making off with a dummy gun and the inventor's daughter (Marian Marsh).
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Carry Harry (1942)
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All-American Co-Ed (1941) as Hap Holden
A college boy dresses as a girl to infiltrate a women''''s college.
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Double Trouble (1941) as Albert Prattle
The owner of an American bean cannery and his wife are expecting the arrival of two orphans from war-torn England, but the "youngsters" arrive and are two addled-brain adults, Albert (Harry Langdon) and Alfred Prattle (Charles Rogers). Making a worse deal out of a bad one, the owner puts them to work in his cannery where, among other mishaps, they manage to place a $100,000 gem in a can of beans. The word gets out and customers, hoping to buy the can with the gem, clear the market place of the company's beans.
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Misbehaving Husbands (1940) as Henry Butler
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Zenobia (1939) as Professor McCrackle
When he cures a circus elephant, a country doctor gets an unwanted friend.
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There Goes My Heart (1938) as Minister
An heiress takes a job as a department store clerk.
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Atlantic Adventure (1935) as Snapper [McGillicuddy]
An ace reporter tracks the man who killed the D.A. to an ocean liner.
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Tired Feet (1933)
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Knight Duty (1933)
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Hallelujah I'm a Bum (1933) as Egghead
A tramp rescues the mayor's girlfriend from a suicide attempt.
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My Weakness (1933) as [Dan] Cupid
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A Soldier's Plaything (1930) as Tim
A group of U.S. soldiers run riot through France after the end of World War I.
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See America Thirst (1930) as Wally
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The Chaser (1928) as Husband
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Heart Trouble (1928) as Harry Van Housen
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His First Flame (1927) as Harry Howells
Fire chief Amos McCarthy (Vernon Dent), a confirmed misogynist, counsels his nephew Harry Howells (Harry Langdon) to avoid matrimony at all costs. Still, the lovestruck Harry is determined to marry his sweetheart Ethel (Natalie Kingston). All that changes, though, when it turns out Ethel is a faithless gold-digger. Disillusioned, Harry spends the night in his uncle's fire house to try and forget his troubles... until the clamor of a fire alarm presents the bumbling Harry with a chance to be a hero.
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Three's a Crowd (1927) as The Odd Fellow
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Long Pants (1927) as The boy
Harry Shelby (Harry Langdon) has been kept in knee pants for years by his overprotective parents, but the day finally comes when Harry is given his first pair of long pants. Almost immediately, he is expected to marry his childhood sweetheart Priscilla (Priscilla Bonner)... but instead, Harry's first heady whiff of manhood has got him panting after Bebe (Alma Bennett), a "fast" woman from the big city. Mistakenly thinking that Bebe fancies him too, Harry risks everything to help her out when she lands in jail, only to end up in hot water himself. Through it all, sweet Priscilla waits for her man to come to his senses.
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Tramp, Tramp, Tramp (1926) as Harry Logan
Low-life Harry falls in love with sweet Betty who inspires him to improve himself so he can marry her. He enters a $25,000 cross-country hiking contest. After many adventures he wins, pays off his father Amos's mortgage and marries Betty.
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Soldier Man (1926)
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Ella Cinders (1926) as
A Cinderella-type comedy of a young girls success in Hollywood.
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The Strong Man (1926) as Paul Bergot
A meek Belgian soldier (Harry Langdon) fighting in World War I receives penpal letters and a photo from "Mary Brown", an American girl he has never met. He becomes infatuated with her by long distance. After the war, the young Belgian journeys to America as assistant to a theatrical "strong man", Zandow the Great (Arthur Thalasso). While in America, he searches for Mary Brown... and he finds her, just as word comes that Zandow is incapacitated and the little nebbish must go on stage in his place.
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Lucky Stars (1925)
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Feet of Mud (1924)
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Writer (feature film)

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Pistol Packin' Nitwits (1945) as From Story
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Blonde and Groom (1943) as From Story
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Blonde and Groom (1943) as Screenwriter
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Piano Mooner (1942) as From Story
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Piano Mooner (1942) as Screenwriter
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House of Errors (1942) as Original Story
Bert (Harry Langdon) and Alf (Charles Rogers) are fired from their jobs as delivery "boys" for a newspaper. They decide to be reporters on their own and set out to get a story on the inventor of a new machine gun. The inventor hates reporters so the boys pose as a valet and a butler and are hired. A reporter (Ray Walker) from their old newspaper shows up and gains admission by claiming to represent an American Legion paper, while a friend of the family and a phony representative of an arms manufacturer also show up with intentions of stealing the gun. Bert and Alf, suspicious of the pair, steal the gun themselves to protect it. They arrive back, after a night of misadventures at a flophouse, just as the crooks are making off with a dummy gun and the inventor's daughter (Marian Marsh).
83.
Road Show (1941) as Screenwriter
A playboy on the run hooks up with a sideshow''''s beautiful owner.
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Saps at Sea (1940) as Orig story and scr
Two factory workers accidentally set sail with an escaped killer.
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A Chump at Oxford (1940) as Orig story and scr
When they accidentally capture a bank robber, two street cleaners are given a scholarship to Oxford.
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Goodness! A Ghost (1939) as Screenwriter
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The Flying Deuces (1939) as Orig story and scr
Two bumblers join the Foreign Legion to forget a beautiful woman.
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Sue My Lawyer (1938) as From Story
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Block-Heads (1938) as Orig story and scr
Chaos erupts when a man tries to help an old war buddy.
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Stage Hand, The (1933) as From Story
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The Strong Man (1926) as Story and titles
A meek Belgian soldier (Harry Langdon) fighting in World War I receives penpal letters and a photo from "Mary Brown", an American girl he has never met. He becomes infatuated with her by long distance. After the war, the young Belgian journeys to America as assistant to a theatrical "strong man", Zandow the Great (Arthur Thalasso). While in America, he searches for Mary Brown... and he finds her, just as word comes that Zandow is incapacitated and the little nebbish must go on stage in his place.

Cast (short)

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The Head Guy (1930)
Things take a turn for the worse when comedian Harry Langdon is made the temporary stationmaster in this short film.
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The King (1930)
In this comedic short film, a game of "musical beds" ensues when a queen attempts to trap a king in an affair.
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Fighting Parson, The (1930)
In this short film, a banjo player is mistaken for "The Fighting Parson" in a tough western town.
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The Big Kick (1930)
A filling station owner and his girlfriend are caught in the middle of a gunfight in this comedic short film.
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The Shrimp (1930)
A timid man undergoes a personality change, and turns the tables on the people who''''ve bullied him in this short film.
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Sky Boy (1929)
A man is trapped on an iceberg with his rival in this comedic short film.
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Hotter Than Hot (1929)
A man is trapped with a beautiful woman in a burning building in this comedic short film.
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Skirt Shy (1929)
A man must pose as a woman to help the women he works for get a marriage proposal in this short film.
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Fiddlesticks (1927)
A man will do anything to be a musician, but it takes a junk collector to discover his hidden talents in this silent short comedy.
101.
Saturday Afternoon (1926)
In this silent short film, a married man attempts to give his wife the slip to spend the afternoon with his bachelor friend.
102.
His Marriage Wow (1925)
Complications ensue when a couple attempts to get married in this silent short film.
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His New Mamma (1924)
A banished young man heads to California where he becomes a cabdriver.
104.
Picking Peaches (1924)
A series of comedic mistaken identities and infidelities ensue in this silent short, involving a shoe clerk and his wife.

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