Series: Charley Chase
Director: James Parrott
Producer: Hal Roach
Titles: H.M. Walker
Stars: Charley Chase, Beth Darlington, Earl Mohan
Company: Pathé Exchange
Released: 23 March 1924
Length: 1 reel (silent short)
Production No.: D-44
Filming dates: November 20-22, 1923
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It's the morning of Jimmy Jump's wedding but he has forgotten to set his alarm. He telephones his bride who is waiting at the church with the guests impatiently for her groom to arrive. A cab driver goes to wake Jimmy up and get him to the church. Jimmy gets dressed and leaves his room and is driven to the reception, only to discover he has forgotten to put his shoes on.
And that's basically it!
• Copyrighted March 20, 1924.
• May have originated as production number C-138.
• Only 3 minutes of the film exists on DVD.
• A small sign above Jimmy's lightswitch reads "Turn Out Lights Before Leaving Room".
• The number of the cab is 60.
What the experts say
• "From the small amount of footage available it is intriguing to think where this storyline could have gone." ~ Lord Heath.
Emmy, the bride
Denny, cab driver
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Jesse Brisson (identification of Jack Ackroyd and Chris Lynton)
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