Dear Silent Hall of Fame Users:
You have come to this website, because you like silent films and silent movie stars. There are many places like this. But unlike other sites, here at Silent Hall of Fame you can make a real difference. You can help us show for the first time many films featuring your favorite silent stars that have not been seen in generations. This will bring their names back into the public discourse. But you can do much more than that: you can help your favorite silent stars receive belated recognition and glory.
Until now there has never been an organization with the purpose to place a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for movie personalities from a century ago. Silent Hall of Fame is this historic organization. Silent Hall of Fame is the only organization of its kind. We will make history and we invite you to become a part of history by sponsoring a silent movie star for the Hollywood Walk of Fame. All contributions are tax deductible.
Directed by Edward F. Cline
Produced by Mack Sennett Comedies
Scenario by Ewart Adamson and Vernon Smith
Cinematography Vernon L. Walker
Starring Alice Day, Danny O'Shea, Joe Young (Roger Moore), Barney Hellum
Distributed by Pathé Exchange, Incorporated
Release date March 14, 1926
Running time 20 min.
Country United States
Language Silent, English intertitles
This film is part of our Silent Gems Collection and the DVD is available on Ebay. This film is on DVD "Short Comedies".
You don't have to leave our website in order to obtain the films from our Silent Gems Collection. These gems are now available to our users in exchange for donation. For details click here.
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.
"Spanking Breezes" is a short Mack Sennett comedy. We have included this film in our program to illustrate the work and contributions of our star Alice Day.
After her sister Marceline Day left Mack Sennett for feature films, where she shined brilliantly in both comedy and drama, Alice Day became the main star and box-office attraction of Mack Sennett Comedies. She was an extremely popular and very much liked comedienne. Unfortunately very few of her short comedies survive, so let's enjoy "Spanking Breezes".
Click to enlarge:
Alice Day watches her husband talk on the phone in "Spanking Breezes" (1926).
Alice Day and Danny O'Shea are surprised to see the whole family on the yacht in "Spanking Breezes" (1926).
Alice Day is told by Danny O'Shea 'smile and live with it' in "Spanking Breezes" (1926).
Alice Day smiles to Danny O'Shea in "Spanking Breezes" (1926).
Alice Day and Joe Young try to eat soup on the shaking yacht in "Spanking Breezes" (1926).
Alice Day stops a fight between Danny O'Shea and her brother in "Spanking Breezes" (1926).
Alice Day notices that Barney Hellum likes his coffee very sweet in "Spanking Breezes" (1926).
Alice Day gives Barney Hellum a Buster Keaton solution: pour the coffee into the sugar bowl in "Spanking Breezes" (1926).
Alice Day gives Barney Hellum another Buster Keaton solution: bend the teaspoon so that it doesn't poke you in the eye, in "Spanking Breezes" (1926).
Alice Day eats spaghetti with a straw in "Spanking Breezes" (1926).
Alice Day is amused that all passengers are seasick in "Spanking Breezes" (1926).
Alice Day hesitates to eat a sandwich in "Spanking Breezes" (1926).
Alice Day hesitates some more in "Spanking Breezes" (1926).
Alice Day can't escape the seasickness in "Spanking Breezes" (1926).
Alice Day gets more seasick than the rest in "Spanking Breezes" (1926).
Alice Day watches another fight between her husband and brother in "Spanking Breezes" (1926).
Alice Day and Danny O'Shea
Registration and donation are required to watch the films part of the series 'Hidden Gems'. Please complete the steps in the article 'Gems for Donation' before proceeding.
Registered users who made the required donation please click here to watch this gem.
Below is a short preview of the film.
Click on a button below to sponsor a silent movie star with your tax-deductible contribution.
Please use this button for a one-time donation:
Please use the button below for a recurring donation:
PayPal securely processes donations for Silent Hall of Fame. You can complete your payment with just a few clicks.