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The ham what I am

Author: Jay C Flippen; Vitaphone Corp.
Publisher: United States : Vitaphone, [1928]
Series: Vitaphone, 2581.
Edition/Format:   Film : Film   Visual material : English
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During the Keep sweeping the cobwebs off the moon segment, Jay Flippen patters in a southern accent, perhaps a minstrel-style accent, joking about, for example, "the Scotchman who wouldn't go to school because he had to pay attention;" or, "any girl is liable to be dumb, but she abuses the privilege;" or "a bachelor has no children, to speak of." The second number is introduced as "If bricklayers can lay bricks, why  Read more...
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Genre/Form: UCLA preservation
Comedy variety
Vaudeville
Shorts
Humor
Named Person: Clara Bow; Lillian Gish; Clara Bow; Lillian Gish
Material Type: Film
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jay C Flippen; Vitaphone Corp.
OCLC Number: 423619804
Notes: Comedy variety short.
Title listed in Vitaphone films, 2003 as: Jay C. Flippen in The ham what am.
Distribution date supplied from: Vitaphone films, 2003.
"Produced with Western Electric apparatus."
Song title list (contents list) supplied by cataloger, based on Vitaphone films, 2003.
"2581."
Copyright: The Vitaphone Corp.; 30Jun28; MP5134.
Performer(s): Jay C. Flippen.
Contents: [Keep sweeping the cobwebs off the moon / Lewis-Young-Levant --
Magnolia / DeSylva-Brown-Henderson].
Series Title: Vitaphone, 2581.
Other Titles: Jay C. Flippen in The ham what am
Ham what am
Magnolia (Short : 1928)
Keep sweeping the cobwebs off the moon.
Responsibility: presented by Vitaphone, a subsidiary of Warner Brothers Pictures, Inc.

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During the Keep sweeping the cobwebs off the moon segment, Jay Flippen patters in a southern accent, perhaps a minstrel-style accent, joking about, for example, "the Scotchman who wouldn't go to school because he had to pay attention;" or, "any girl is liable to be dumb, but she abuses the privilege;" or "a bachelor has no children, to speak of." The second number is introduced as "If bricklayers can lay bricks, why can't plumbers lay plums?" but is in fact Magnolia: "Clara Bow, Ain't she delish, Season her with Lillian Gish, What've you got? Magnolia."

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