Alice Howell Comedy Shorts
Tickets $10 for children 12 and under
After breaking in with Keystone Studios, Alice Howell headlined her own series of comedy shorts for various studios, including L-KO, Century, Reelcraft and Universal. Billed as the "Scream of the Screen" and "the Female Chaplin," Howell specialized in working-class character types and knockabout physical comedy. Her daughter Yvonne also performed in silent comedy shorts and later married director/cinematographer George Stevens. This program features new DCP restorations by Undercrank Productions of several rare comedy shorts from the Library of Congress:
FATHER WAS A LOAFER (1915)
DISTILLED LOVE (1920)
HER LUCKY DAY (1920)
A CONVICT'S HAPPY BRIDE (1920)
UNDER A SPELL (1925)
Total program approx. 120 min. Preserved by the Library of Congress.
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