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Kill or Cure
(1923) American
B&W : One reel
Directed by Perc Pembroke (Scott Pembroke)

Cast: Stan Laurel [a door-to-door salesman], Katherine Grant [the maid with a bird cage], Noah Young [the auto owner], Eddie Baker [the sheriff], Mark Jones [‘Speedy Sam,’ the drunk], George Rowe [the deaf man at the gate], Helen Gilmore [the aggressive noncustomer], Sammy Brooks [the short noncustomer], Charles Stevenson [the door-slamming noncustomer], William Gillespie [the doctor]

Hal Roach Studios, Incorporated, production; distributed by Pathé Exchange, Incorporated. / Produced by Hal Roach. Assistant director, W.P. Hackney. Cinematography by Frank Young. Presented by Hal Roach. / Released 15 [?] March or July? 1923. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / The film was released in the United Kingdom in 1924.

Comedy.

Survival status: Prints exist [35mm positive, 16mm reduction positive].

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Keywords: Cages: Bird - Deaf people - Domestics: Maids - Law: Enforcement: Police: Sheriffs - Medical: Doctors - Salesmen: Door-to-door - Transportation: Automobiles

Listing updated: 22 May 2012.

References: Film viewing : Skretvedt-LaurelHardy p. 42 : Website-IMDb.

Home video: DVD.

 
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