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The Scholar (film)

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Director  Arvid E. Gillstrom
Cast  Oliver Hardy, Billy West
5/10 IMDb

Genre  Short, Comedy
Country  United States

Language  Silent film English intertitles
Release date  March 15, 1918 (1918-03-15)
People also search for  Trimmed in Furs, The Pest
Genres  Comedy, Short Film, Indie film, Silent film, Black-and-white

Trailer for the 2017 prose original film aldon morris the scholar affirmed


The Scholar is a 1918 American silent comedy film featuring Oliver Hardy.

Contents

Cast

  • Billy West as A Student
  • Oliver Hardy (credited as Babe Hardy)
  • Ethel Marie Burton as The Teacher (credited as Ethel Burton)
  • Leatrice Joy
  • Leo White
  • Joe Bordeaux
  • Reception

    Like many American films of the time, The Scholar was subject to cuts by city and state film censorship boards. For example, the Chicago Board of Censors required cuts, in Reel 1, of the man pulling pincushion from his posterior, silhouette of girl undressing, Reel 2, schoolroom scene were boy kicks girl, man pulling tack from posterior, West striking boy with slingshot in posterior as he bends over, the intertitle "Teacher, can I go out?" and West's vulgar actions of smelling after the intertitle "Teacher, please let him out", school superintendent thumbing nose, scene of man's underwear showing through his torn trousers, two scenes of jabbing man with pin cushion to include West pulling man's coat apart exposing trousers, fat man pointing after child speaks to him, and fat man falling exposing underwear.

    References

    The Scholar (film) Wikipedia
    The Scholar (film) IMDb


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