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Helen Holmes looks on as Ford Sterling prepares to sneeze
Directed by Mack Sennett
Produced by Keystone Film Company
Starring Ford Sterling, Dot Farley, Mabel Normand, Nick Cogley, Hale Studebaker, Helen Holmes
Distributed by Mutual Film Corporation
Release date March 31, 1913
Running time 6 min.
Country United States
Language Silent film, English intertitles
This film is part of our series 'Hidden Gems'. It can be watched by registered users who make a donation. For more details, please click here.
"On His Wedding Day" is a short comedy directed by Mack Sennett. The film is included in our program to illustrate the contributions of our star Helen Holmes.
This is the earliest surviving film with Helen Holmes and her only second screen appearance. She has a small part as a wedding guest and in this role we can see the humble beginnings of her distinguished career. Helen Holmes became the audacious star of "The Hazards of Helen" a year and a half later, acting as the heroine of numerous railroad adventures.
Mabel Normand and Ford Sterling
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