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Identifier

MPE-131-01_Vim_Comedy_Company

Subject—Names

Tracy, Bert; Gahris, Roy; Naughton, Harry; Louis, Will; Perez, Fernandez (Bungles); McWade, Edward; Burstein, Louis; Hardy, Babe; Ruge, Billy; Burns, Bobby; Stull, Walter

Subject—Topics

Motion picture studios; Comedy; Silent films

Date Range

ca. 1916

Description

Clipping: Magazine photograph, captioned, of the individuals that made up the VIM Comedy Company, a motion picture company that had a young heavy-set man named Babe Hardy (Oliver Hardy) before teaming with Stan Laurel. He is seated on the second row, 5th from the left. Magazine not identified, ca. 1916. [The Vim Comedy Company, a short lived movie studio in Jacksonville, Florida and New York, was in business 1915-1917.]

Format

Halftone print, mounted; 5” x 7.25”

Source

Jonathan Silent Film Collection

Number

MPE-131

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