The Big Idea
B&W : Short film
Directed by George Jeske
Cast: Snub Pollard [Ignatius Pollard, the inventor], Blanche Mehaffey [the girl], Glenn Tryon [the mayor’s son], Billy Engle, George Rowe [the patent attorney]
Hal Roach Studios, Incorporated, production; distributed by Pathé Exchange, Incorporated [Pathécomedy]. / Produced by Hal Roach. / © January 1924 by Pathé Exchange, Incorporated. Released [?] 1 or 13? January 1924. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format.
Survival status: Print exists in the film holdings of Film Preservation Associates (Blackhawk Films collection) [16mm reduction positive].
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Listing updated: 19 August 2006.
References: Film credits, film viewing : Website-IMDb.
Home video: DVD.