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His Busy Hour
B&W : Two reels
Directed by [?] Albert Ballin?
Cast: Albert Ballin [the hermit]
Produced by James Spearing and Bertha Lincoln Heustis. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / The film features a cast of deaf actors in a film made for general audiences. The film was never officially released. The film was shown in 1926 to a deaf audience at the Lexington School for the Deaf in New York, New York, for fundraising purposes. A print of the film was recovered in the late 1980s.
Survival status: Print exists.
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Listing updated: 10 March 2008.
References: Schuchman-Hollywood pp. 23, 24b, 27, 38, 112 : with additional information provided by Matthew S. Moore.