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Larry Semon

Tuesday, 16th July 1889 - Monday, 8th October 1928
West Point, MS
USA


A Hollywood tale of success and failure. Larry at his peak was highly successful performer/writer/director at Vitagraph, but in the space of a few movies fell from grace and into hard times. Died penniless in a sanitarium, time has not remembered him well


Sawmill
The dumb-bell
1922
Show
The Prop Man / Gentle Onlooker
1922
Kid Speed
The Speed Kid
1924
Wizard of Oz
Scarecrow
1925

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Silents
Kid Speed
The Speed Kid
01/01/1924
Film Night
Episode dated 18 September 1971
Himself (archive footage)
09/18/1971




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