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Barry Butts In

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Genre  Comedy
Duration  
Language  Silent
Director  Beaumont Smith
Cast  Barry Lupino
Country  Australia
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Release date  9 August 1919 (1919-08-09)
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Barry Butts In is a 1919 Australian film comedy from director Beaumont Smith starring British vaudevillian Barry Lupino, who was then visiting Australian. It is considered a lost film.

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Plot

Barry (Barry Lupino), works in a grocery store in the country. He falls in love with a beautiful young girl (Agnes Dobson) in a touring pantomime show who is the granddaughter of Barry's uncle, a wealthy man who years ago disowned the girl's mother because she married an actor. The old man requests his nephews come to Sydney so he can choose an heir. Barry's cousins try to humiliate him but he manages to triumph and inherit his uncle's fortune, and marry the girl.

Cast

  • Barry Lupino as Barry
  • John Cosgrove
  • Agnes Dobson
  • Production

    Barry Lupino was uncle of Ida Lupino and the film incorporated many of his routines.

    Charles Villiers was assistant director.

    Release

    When the film was released a competition was held for naming the movie. The gimmick helped the movie become a success at the box office.

    References

    Barry Butts In Wikipedia
    Barry Butts In IMDb


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