Mud And Sand  
 
Non-Hal Roach Stan Laurel film
Production No. ?
13 November 1922
Amalgamated Producing Company / Metro Pictures Corporation
silent short
3-reels

 

Director: Gilbert Pratt Cinematography: Irving G. Ries
Producer: Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson Editor: ?
Titles: Thomas Miranda Assistant director: Scott Pembroke

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  Stan Laurel is the bullfighter Rhubarb Vaselino (you gotta love those old silent comedies when you could get away with that sort of thing!)  When he successfully takes on three bulls in competition, he is offered a chance to become the local hero when he travels to Madrid to continue his career.
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Facts
Copyrighted June 18, 1923.

Filming dates
September 18 - October 1922.

Trivia
Filmed at Fine Arts Studios.
The title of the film is a reference to the film Blood And Sand, which was made the same year.
DVD prints range from poor to good and run at different speeds, with running times ranging between 26 and 39 minutes.
Stan Laurel plays a dual role in the film, and is the old man with the pipe in the opening scene.


Stan Laurel
Rhubarb Vaselino/
Old man with pipe
Leona Anderson
Filet de Sole
Wheeler Dryden
Sapo
Mae Laurel
Pavaloosky
Julie Leonard
Caramel
Billy Engle
Rhubarb's father
  Sam Kaufman
Humador
   
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Thanks to Tommie Hicks for identifying Stan Laurel (dessed up) and Billy Engle

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