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Dirty Work in a Laundry

"Ford attempts to rob a laundry and flatten Minta in a large pressing machine. Locations include Allesandro St, Hollywood Blvd. and Sunset Boulevard. Reissued in 1918 as A Desperate Scoundrel." - Description provided by Mack Sennett's Fun Factory by Brent E. Walker

Producer: Mack Sennett
Director: Charles Parrott
Screenplay: Alfred Santell
Cast: Ford Sterling (The desperate scoundrel), Minta Durfee (Laundry employee), Harry Bernard (Laundry manager).



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