The Hobble Skirt (1910)

Comedy | 27 October 1910

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HISTORY

The Hobble Skirt shared a split-reel with Mendelssohn's Spring Song (1910, see entry).
       IMP superimposed its logo over the movie image several times in order to discourage competitors from stealing footage.
       A restored copy of The Hobble Skirt was screened at the UCLA Festival of Preservation in Westwood, CA, on 16 Feb ... More Less

The Hobble Skirt shared a split-reel with Mendelssohn's Spring Song (1910, see entry).
       IMP superimposed its logo over the movie image several times in order to discourage competitors from stealing footage.
       A restored copy of The Hobble Skirt was screened at the UCLA Festival of Preservation in Westwood, CA, on 16 Feb 2019. More Less

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS
SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Moving Picture News
15 Oct 1910
p. 15ts, 22ta.
Moving Picture News
29 Oct 1910
p. 17tl, 20tl[EMP].
Moving Picture News
5 Nov 1910
p. 13tr.
Moving Picture World
22 Oct 1910
p. 909ta, 952ts, 954tl.
Moving Picture World
12 Nov 1910
p. 1118tr.
CAST
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT

NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DETAILS
Release Date:
27 October 1910
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
500
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

To get into a theatrical fundraiser, Happy Mike dons the dress of a famous actress who has donated it to charity. When his ruse is discovered, the cross-eyed party crasher rushes out the door and runs through a Chicago neighborhood, with an angry crowd chasing close behind. ... +


To get into a theatrical fundraiser, Happy Mike dons the dress of a famous actress who has donated it to charity. When his ruse is discovered, the cross-eyed party crasher rushes out the door and runs through a Chicago neighborhood, with an angry crowd chasing close behind.

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Subject

Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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