Lost in the Studio (1914)

Billy, arriving in the morning at the studio, greets Mr. Thornby, his director. Going to his dressing room, he gets ready and walks around kidding with the other boys. Ford Sterling ... See full summary »

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Robert Thornby
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Billy Jacobs ... Billy
Robert Thornby ... The Director
Ford Sterling ... The Actor
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Billy, arriving in the morning at the studio, greets Mr. Thornby, his director. Going to his dressing room, he gets ready and walks around kidding with the other boys. Ford Sterling arriving, greets Billy, who follows Sterling to his dressing room, peppering him with questions. Sterling asks him to vacate. Billy being a gentleman, does so. Deciding to visit some old friends, he parades over to the Universal studio; meeting them, he has a good time and goes home. Seeing the new cameraman putting candy in his plate case, Billy watches him and backs into a scene directed by Ford Sterling, spoiling several feet of film. Owing to Billy's wonderful smile, Mr. Sterling forgives. Billy going over to the case when the cameraman is not looking, opens it. Observing the cameraman turning, he quickly shuts it. In opening it to get a plate, the cameraman discovers the plate is spoiled. Taking the case, he goes to the vault to get a new supply, Billy following him. When the cameraman comes out of ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Comedy | Short

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 August 1914 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Sterling Film Company See more »
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Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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The plot is not very strong
5 January 2019 | by deickemeyerSee all my reviews

Little Billy visits the moving picture studio in this number and gets lost while playing with some kittens. Pictures of Ford Sterling and his director, Robert Thornby, are shown. The plot is not very strong in this and it depends largely upon Billy's popularity for interest. - The Moving Picture World, August 29, 1914


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