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The Little Teacher
Also known as A Small Town Bully in the USA
(1915) American
B&W : Two reels
Directed by Roscoe Arbuckle

Cast: Mabel Normand [the little teacher], Owen Moore [the teacher’s fiancé], Mack Sennett [the tall disruptive student], Roscoe Arbuckle [the fat disruptive student], [?] Bobby Dunn? [a student], [?] Joe Bordeaux? [a student], [?] Frank Opperman? [the school administrator], [?] Billie Brockwell?, [?] Hugh Fay? [a goateed townsman], Frank Hayes [a goateed townsman]

The Keystone Film Company production; distributed by Mutual Film Corporation. / Produced by Mack Sennett. / © 21 June 1915 by The Keystone Film Company. Released 21 June 1915. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / Working title: Small Town School. [?] Completed or shipped? on 25 May 1915. The film was reedited and rereleased in the USA as A Small Town Bully by W.H. Productions Company in 1918. [?] Edmonds-Arbuckle p. 258 lists Roscoe Arbuckle as the director of the film; Lahue lists Mack Sennett. Cast attributions for Harry McCoy appear to be in error.


Survival status: Prints exist in private film collections [8mm reduction positives (1918 rerelease version)].

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Children - Schools - Teachers

Listing updated: 5 February 2015.

References: Film credits, film viewing ; Edmonds-Arbuckle pp. 250, 258; Fussell-Normand p. 261; Lahue-Kops p. 154; Lahue-Mack p. 300 : Website-IMDb.

Home video: DVD.

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