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The Hero (1917 film)

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Director  Arvid E. Gillstrom
Country  United States
5.6/10 IMDb

Genre  Comedy, Short
Duration  
The Hero (1917 film) The Hero 1917 film Wikipedia

Cast  Oliver Hardy, Billy West
Language  Silent (English intertitles)
Release date  June 1, 1917 (1917-06-01)
People also search for  Trimmed in Furs, The Pest
Genres  Silent film, Comedy, Short Film, Indie film, Black-and-white

the hero 1917


The Hero is a 1917 American silent comedy film featuring Oliver Hardy. It is not known whether the film currently survives.

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Cast

  • Billy West - The Hero
  • Oliver Hardy - The Hero's Rival (credited as Babe Hardy)
  • Ethel Marie Burton - A Society Girl (credited as Ethel Burton)
  • Leo White - The Count
  • Bud Ross - The Butler (credited as Budd Ross)
  • Polly Bailey - The Mother (credited as Polly Van)
  • Florence McLaughlin - A Shy Maiden (credited as Florence McLoughlin)
  • Frank Lansler - A Thug
  • Ben Ross - Proprietor
  • Joe Cohen - The Dude
  • Frank Bates - Bartender
  • Reception

    Like many American films of the time, The Hero was subject to cuts by city and state film censorship boards. The Chicago Board of Censors cut scenes of West fingering his nose at a bartender and of a man placing his legs on a girl's lap.

    References

    The Hero (1917 film) Wikipedia
    The Hero (1917 film) IMDb The Hero (1917 film) themoviedb.org