Monday, November 12, 2012

The Show - 1922

Country: United States
Language: English (intertitles)
Directors: Larry Semon, Norman Taurog
Writers: Larry Semon (story), Norman Taurog (story)
Stars: Larry Semon, Oliver Hardy and Frank Alexander
Release Date: 19 March 1922 (USA)
Also known as: Slapstick: Die Show (France - TV title / Germany - TV title); De voorstelling (Netherlands - DVD title); Klamottenkiste: Larry der Kulissenschieber (West Germany - TV title); Mad Movies - Als die Bilder laufen lernten: Komik ist keine Hexerei (West Germany - TV title); Props (USA - working title); Ridolini al varietà (Italy); Show (Germany - DVD title); The Show Shop (USA - working title); Wenn die Torten fliegen: Larry der Kulissenschieber (East Germany - TV title)
Filming Locations: Vitagraph Studios, Los Angeles, California, USA
Production Co: Larry Semon Productions, Vitagraph Company of America
Runtime: 20 min
Sound Mix: Silent
Color: Black and White
Genres: Comedy | Short
A harried propman backstage at a theater must put up with malfunctioning wind machines, roosters that spit nitroglycerine, and a gang planning to rob the theater's payroll.   

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