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Gasoline Gus
(1921) American
B&W : Five reels
Directed by James Cruze

Cast: Roscoe Arbuckle [‘Gasoline Gus’], Lila Lee [Sal Jo Banty], Charles Ogle [Nate Newberry], Theodore Lorch [Dry Check Charlie], Wilton Taylor [Judge Shortridge], Knute Erickson [‘Scrap Iron’ Swenson], Fred W. Huntley

Famous Players-Lasky Corporation production; distributed by Paramount Pictures Corporation. / Scenario by Walter Woods, from the adaptation by Walter Woods of the stories “Gasoline Gus” and “Dry Check Charlie” by George Patullo. Production supervised by Frank E. Woods. Cinematography by Karl Brown. Presented by Jesse L. Lasky. / Released 20 August 1921. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. Color-tinted and color-toned. / Paramount production number 378 [2112]. The film was in production from 21 March 1921 through 14 April 1921. The film was withdrawn from USA release in September 1921 after the Virginia Rappé death scandal.

Comedy.

Survival status: (unknown)

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: USA: Texas

Listing updated: 27 September 2004.

References: Edmonds-Arbuckle pp. 118, 120, 147, 156, 217, 268.

 
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