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The Hobo
(1917) American
B&W : Two reels
Directed by Arvid E. Gillstrom

Cast: Billy West [the hobo], Virginia Clark [Dolly], Babe Hardy (Oliver Hardy) [Harold, her beau], Budd Ross (Bud Ross) [?] [Dolly’s father, the station master]?, Leo White [Mr. Fox, the tophatted crook; and the man going to Springfield]

King Bee Studios production. / Produced by Louis Burstein. / Released 1 November 1917. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / Working title: The Station Master.


Survival status: Print exists [16mm reduction positive].

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Law: Enforcement: Police: Policemen - Restaurants - Tramps - Transportation: Automobiles, Trains

Listing updated: 15 May 2009.

References: Film viewing : Website-IMDb.

Home video: DVD.

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