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The Tragedy of a Dress Suit
(1912) American
B&W : Split-reel / 520 feet
Directed by Mack Sennett [?] + Eddie Dillon?

Cast: Dell Henderson [Dick], Mabel Normand [the heiress], Edward Dillon (Eddie Dillon) [the heiress’ friend], Ford Sterling [the boarding house manager], William M. Beaudine (William Beaudine) [Dick’s friend], Frank Evans [the accosted man], Charles Avery [a partygoer], Kate Bruce [a partygoer], William J. Butler [a partygoer], Christy Cabanne (William Christy Cabanne) [a partygoer], Grace Henderson [a partygoer], Harry Hyde [a partygoer]

Biograph Company production; distributed by The General Film Company, Incorporated. / Scenario by Mabel Normand. Cinematography by Percy Higginson. / © 17 August 1912 by Biograph Company. Released 15 August 1912; in a split-reel with An Interrupted Elopement (1912). / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / The production was shot in New York, New York.

Comedy.

Survival status: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive [paper print collection].

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Listing updated: 25 August 2012.

References: Fussell-Normand p. 246; Spehr-American p. 4 : Website-IMDb.

Home video: DVD.

 
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