Larry Semon in Slips and Slackers 1917 

   Larry Semon


Directed by                         Larry Semon
Produced by                       Vitagraph Company of America
Scenario by                         C. Graham Baker and Larry Semon
Cinematography                unknown
Starring                              Larry Semon, Nellie Anderson, Harry Hammill, Joe Rock, Earl Montgomery, Pietro Aramondo, Joe Simberg
Distributed by                    Vitagraph Company of America
Release date                       September 10, 1917
Running time                     13 min.
Country                              United States
Language                           Silent

 This film is part of our Silent Gems Collection and the DVD is available on Ebay. This film is on DVD "Endless Slapstick. Larry Semon: The Ultimate Collection Disc 9" (see below important details about this collection).

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This film is part of our series "Other Favorite Films".  This category includes films that do not feature a particular star from our site, but which in our view represent a major contribution of a silent movie to Arts and Culture.  

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.


"Slips and Slackers" is a short comedy directed by, and starring Larry Semon. 


A Special Announcement

    As part of our Silent Gems Collection of rare high quality films we have released a set of discs named:
Endless Slapstick. Larry Semon: The Ultimate Collection
    Highlights of this exclusive and unique collection:
1/ this is the most comprehensive Larry Semon collection ever released - it includes no less than 61 short comedies on 13 DVDs.
2/ almost half of these films have never been available on home video.
3/ most of these films are brand new high resolution transfers made with cutting-edge true frame-by-frame scanning technology, offering superior quality compared to other releases.
4/ many of these films are transfers combined from more than one source print and include numerous scenes that have never been available for viewing in other releases; thus, the films in our collection represent the most complete versions possible.
5/ Larry Semon is just one of a whole constellation of stars, in particular, Oliver Hardy stars in 21 films,  Stan Laurel in 3 other films, and Monty Banks in still one other film.
6/ Larry Semon fans will be delighted with this new exclusive collection, which offers 23 hours of mirth from sidesplitting slapstick!


Larry Semon and Nellie Anderson in Slips and Slackers 1917 04

   Larry Semon and Nellie Anderson


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