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Smile when the raindrops fall : the story of Charley Chase

Author: Brian Anthony; Andy Edmonds
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 1998.
Series: Filmmakers series, no. 58.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At the age of 10, Charley Chase was singing and dancing on the street corners of Baltimore. The coins that tenement dwellers tossed his way helped the young boy support his impoverished family. Charley eventually became a local vaudeville attraction, but Baltimore could not contain the ambitious young man. After a brief but memorable stint in New York, Chase landed in Los Angeles in 1912. His timely arrival
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Anthony, Brian, 1956-
Smile when the raindrops fall.
Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 1998
(DLC) 97025443
(OCoLC)37156191
Named Person: Charley Chase; Charley Chase; Charlie Chase
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Anthony; Andy Edmonds
ISBN: 9781461734185 1461734185
OCLC Number: 849936454
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 255 pages, 48 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Baltimore and Crab Cakes --
On the Streets --
Two Boys from Nutsville --
Movies and Wedding Bells --
Freelancing --
Hal Roach --
Do a Lighthouse! --
The Follies of Culver City --
Fancy Pants and Droopy Drawers --
Jimmy Jump and Leo the Lawyer --
One-Take Charley --
An Occupational Hazard --
The Talkers and a Severe Cold --
Gangway Charley --
Rough Seas --
It's a Lovely Day for Something --
Sons of the Desert --
On the Wrong Trek --
Have You Ever Seen Anything So Beautiful --
Columbia --
A Fire-house Mouse --
On the Hill.
Series Title: Filmmakers series, no. 58.
Responsibility: Brian Anthony and Andy Edmonds.

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