TOPSY TURVY SWEEDIE (1914)

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TOPSY TURVY SWEEDIE (1914)

PostMon Jul 18, 2011 11:23 am

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Wallace Beery, in drag as Sweedie the Swedish Maid, on top of the driver.

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Steve Massa identified Leo White in the center and Charlotte Mineau on the right.

Thanks to George Willeman of the Library of Congress for providing the scans.
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PostMon Jul 18, 2011 2:19 pm

I think Mineau is actually the woman on the left.
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PostMon Jul 18, 2011 2:40 pm

Chris Snowden wrote:I think Mineau is actually the woman on the left.


My bad. You are correct.
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Re: TOPSY TURVY SWEEDIE (1914)

PostMon Jul 18, 2011 10:07 pm

Did they find the film in whole or part, or just a few frames?
And is Ben Turpin in the extant footage? Don't think I have this title in Ben's filmography.
It's great that another Sweedie comedy surfaced; there are too few of them around.

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