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Starvation Blues (1925)

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Cast

Credited cast:
Clyde Cook ... 1st Street Musician
Syd Crossley Syd Crossley ... 2nd Street Musician
Mildred June Mildred June ... Cafe Owner's Daughter
Cesare Gravina Cesare Gravina ... Cafe Owner
Frederick Ko Vert Frederick Ko Vert ... Dancer (as Frederick Kovert)
Fred Kelsey ... Prohibition Officer
Tiny Sandford Tiny Sandford ... Policeman
Helen Gilmore
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Brooks Benedict
Edward Jefferson Edward Jefferson ... Diner

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The diner is played by Stan Laurel's brother. See more »

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Below Zero
14 June 2013 | by bobliptonSee all my reviews

STARVATION BLUES seems to be another vanished film.... except for a hundred-foot Kodascope cutdown, which can be looked at if you get a copy of the ACCIDENTALLY PRESERVED DVD from Amazon.com and poke around.... look at the DVD credits and it's there.

It stars Clyde Cook, one of the great fall-takers of the silent era, but one who never really made a memorable movie. If he's remembered, he's remembered for working with Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy before they teamed up to become Laurel & Hardy.

Here's he's working with Stan Laurel. Stan helped write this and fans of L&H will recognize the situation: a street musician in the snow. Yes, it's the set-up from BELOW ZERO. It's all about the falls in the snow here, and Clyde takes them great.

Which is why, I suppose, this part still survives.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 December 1925 (USA) See more »

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Hal Roach Studios See more »
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Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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