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Charles R. Taggert “The Old Country Fiddler” At the Singing School
| Charles Ross Taggart.
Frame enlargement: Silent Era image collection.
B&W : Short film
Directed by [?] Lee de Forest and/or J. Searle Dawley?
Cast: Charles Ross Taggert [himself]
De Forest Phonofilm, Incorporated, production; distributed by De Forest Phonofilm, Incorporated. / Produced by Lee de Forest. / [?] Premiered 12 April 1923 at the Engineering Societies’ Building Auditorium in New York, New York? Released 15 April 1923. / Phonofilm 35mm spherical format. Phonofilm sound-on-film sound system. / Full-sound film.
Synopsis: Taggert sings and performs on country fiddle while seated in a chair.
Survival status: Print exists.
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Keywords: Early sound film - Synchronized sound film
Listing updated: 5 February 2012.
References: Film credits, film viewing : Zouary-DeForest p. 227 : with additional information provided by Tom Mayer.