WorldCat Identities

Watson, Harry 1876-1930

Overview
Works: 24 works in 31 publications in 1 language and 37 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Short films  Slapstick comedy films  Film serials  Comedy films  Humor  Trick films 
Classifications: PN1995.9.C55, 791.43
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Harry Watson
 
Most widely held works by Harry Watson
The Barber shop by Arthur Ripley( Visual )

7 editions published between 1930 and 1970 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fields, the barber, is to change the identity of a gangster by cutting his hair, but decides to capture him and claim the reward
Just imagination( Visual )

1 edition published in 1916 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musty is knocked unconscious when a wheelbarrow that he had been riding in hits him on the head, and he dreams that he is in prison but escapes through the bars of the gate and answers an advertisement of imagination specialists Hickory and Nut, at whose residence he has a series of adventures with a disappearing banquet, a trick punch bowl, a collapsing bed, a coffee pot that turns into a goose, an imaginary pool game, and a sleigh ride. Musty awakes and declares he wasn't dreaming, it was just his imagination
The silver star( Book )

2 editions published between 1909 and 1910 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New Amsterdam Theatre, 42d Street, west of Broadway, Klaw & Erlanger, managers. Klaw & Erlanger present Mlle. Adeline Genee in "The Silver Star," by Harry B. Smith, with Messrs. Bickel and Watson, principals directed by Herbert Gresham, chorus by Julian Mitchell. Samuel Harrison, manager
Going up( Visual )

1 edition published in 1916 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Musty Suffer hops into an automobile rumble seat where he sleeps, then falls out, and sleeps in the middle of the road before going to the employer's house of an old friend, Dippy Mary, who gives Musty free rein to the house in her employer's absence. Musty dines elegantly in the house, and throws a pie in the waiter's face, after which he falls asleep in a downy bed only to have his dreams interrupted by a band outside the window. Musty rids himself of the noise by throwing water, a mattress, and a chair at the musicians, and resumes his dreams of a bathtub full of beer and a room full of beautiful women. He then arises, dresses, and pursues his dream lover out the second story window, and lands in an ambulance which whisks him away
Bells and belles( Visual )

1 edition published in 1916 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A slapstick comedy in which Musty Suffer works as a bellboy at the Outside Inn and becomes involved in a series of bizarre and unlikely happenings
Musty's vacation( Visual )

1 edition published in 1917 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Musty Suffer endures various tortures at the office of a beauty doctor, whose equipment includes an iron foundry, in order to get his features changed to resemble those of a man whose photograph is on a meal ticket in Musty's possession; when Musty emerges several feet taller and with a much higher forehead, he returns to the restaurant which honors the ticket only to find that it has gone out of business
Time out for romance( Visual )

1 edition published in 1937 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Fore and aft( Visual )

1 edition published in 1916 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Musty Suffer sweeps back the tide on the beach with a broom, and meets a woman who has swum to shore. The fairy tramp, carrying a three-pronged pitchfork and wearing a tutu over his trousers, instantly appears, and, with a flick of his fork, changes Musty's rags into a captain's garments and causes a rowboat to materialize on the shore and a larger boat to materialize farther out. Musty and the fairy tramp row to the larger boat, and after Musty tours the boat and learns that the engineer powers it with a sewing machine, the fairy tramp vanishes into the air. Further adventures ensue when the Merry Sunshine Society takes its annual outing on Musty's three-storied boat. Ends with Musty being hauled out to sea by a goofus fish that he had hooked on his line
Coming down( Visual )

1 edition published in 1916 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Musty Suffer acts as general factotum of the Busy Bee Amusement Arcade
Blow your horn( Visual )

1 edition published in 1916 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Musty Suffer is a telegraph messenger who is run over by a car and falls off a cliff
Outs and ins( Visual )

1 edition published in 1916 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Musty Suffer is employed in an automat restaurant where he punishes cheating customers by hitting them over the head and throwing them down a chute which leads to a revolving barrel
Keep moving( Visual )

1 edition published in 1916 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Musty gets a job as a clerk in a grocery store where he encounters trouble with all of the customers: a woman who, after going through all of the merchandise, charges only a five-cent item; a cowboy desperado, an effeminate man who grotesquely parodies a homosexual, and a drummer. Musty loses his job when he pulls down the ceiling of the store, and he then goes to a tortuous barber before going to a lunch room and tricking the management out of a free lunch
Out of order( Visual )

1 edition published in 1916 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Musty Suffer wishes on his horseshoe for an easy job and is taken by the fairy tramp to the Busy Bee Amusement Arcade where he is hypnotized to become a general factotum whose duties include running the moving ramp and the mechanism that opens the door to the theater, assisting the ticket seller, shining shoes, spieling, and being a target in a shooting gallery. Musty performs his duties enthusiastically, but ends up being suspended across the broken ramp with an out of order sign pinned on him
Look out below( Visual )

1 edition published in 1916 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Musty Suffer and his partner, Willie Work, encounter the jealous husband of Mme. Cayenne
The Lightning bell-hop( Visual )

1 edition published in 1916 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Musty is a bell-hop at the "Outside Inn". He takes people to their rooms via a handpowered elevator which breaks down when a corpulent guest arrives. Musty then engages a horse to raise the fat man to his room by means of an outdoor hoist
Cruel and unusual( Visual )

1 edition published in 1916 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Musty fails as a caddy at a fashionable golf course and calls upon a fairy tramp to help him improve his game. He drives an oversized ball into the club house, ruins a club member's dinner, and suffers through a series of free treatments for hookworm
Active service( Visual )

1 edition published in 1916 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Musty Suffer arrives unexpectedly in the town of While-U-Wait and avails himself of the local services: an instant shave and haircut by a vacuum cleaner; dry cleaning done without undressing; and a marriage and divorce performed on the same day by a business firm which supplies wives, detectives, and corespondents
Capturing Chicago( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A publicity film in which Harry Watson, Jr., in the role of Musty Suffer, is welcomed by Acting Mayor William R. Moorhouse of Chicago. Musty participates in a motorcade, and visits Lincoln Park, where he clowns on a miniature train
Local showers( Visual )

1 edition published in 1916 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Musty visits a painless dentist for a tooth extraction. A steam hoist lifts him feet first from the reception area through trap doors to the top floor of a building. He is anesthetized with a blow on the head, revived with a shower of water, and dried on a spit. He escapes up a chimney and then falls down a series of chutes. At the bottom he is ushered off to a hospital by two attendants with a stretcher
Partly cloudy( Visual )

1 edition published in 1916 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Musty Suffer is employed at Mole and Kittleton's Dime Museum, an amusement center where he cheats customers at the ring toss and is in turn cheated by a man with a very long fake arm. Musty also serves as an unsuccessful motion picture projectionist and as a target for an Arabian knife thrower (these two sequences may be out of order), and, at the end, he is finally designated to replace the black boy who was killed when a customer threw a brick instead of a ball at his head
 
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