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    Roscoe Arbuckle and Mabel Normand.
    Frame enlargement: Silent Era image collection.
He Did and He Didn’t
(1916) American
B&W : Two reels
Directed by Roscoe Arbuckle

Cast: Roscoe Arbuckle [the doctor], Mabel Normand [his wife], William Jefferson [Jack, her old schoolmate], Al St. John [a bounding burglar]; Joe Bordeau (Joe Bordeaux), [?] Rube Miller?

The Keystone Film Company production; distributed by Triangle Film Corporation. / Produced by Mack Sennett. / © 9 February 1916 by Triangle Film Corporation. Released 30 January 1916. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / Working title: Love and Lobsters. The production was shot at the Triangle studios in Fort Lee, New Jersey.


Survival status: Print exists in the International Museum of Photography and Film at George Eastman House film archive [16mm reduction positive].

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Domestics: Butlers, Maids - Dreams - Jealousy - Law: Enforcement: Police: Policemen - Lobster - Transportation: Automobiles - Weapons: Guns

Listing updated: 6 March 2011.

References: Film credits, film viewing : Edmonds-Arbuckle p. 259; Fussell-Normand p. 262; Lahue-Kops p. 156; Spehr-American p. 598.

Home video: DVD.

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