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A Small Town Idol (1921)

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70 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

Sam, a young man in a small town, is accused of being a thief. Unable to prove his innocence--and not knowing that he's being framed by a local villain to keep him away from pretty young Mary, the town beauty whom the villain wants for ...See moreSam, a young man in a small town, is accused of being a thief. Unable to prove his innocence--and not knowing that he's being framed by a local villain to keep him away from pretty young Mary, the town beauty whom the villain wants for himself--he leaves town and goes to Hollywood to become an actor. He eventually returns home to town as a star, but once again finds himself the victim of the town villain, who this time abducts sweet young Mary. Sam must use all his acting skills to track down the villain and save Mary. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com See less
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Updated Feb 13, 1921

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Feb 13, 1921 (United States)

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38 cast members
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Ben Turpin
Sam Smith Sam Smith   See fewer
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James Finlayson
J. Wellington Jones J. Wellington Jones   See fewer
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Phyllis Haver
Mary Brown Mary Brown   See fewer
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Bert Roach
Martin Brown Martin Brown   See fewer
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Al Cooke
Joe Barnum Joe Barnum   See fewer
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Charles Murray
Sheriff Wilbur Sparks (as Charlie Murray) Sheriff Wilbur Sparks (as Charlie Murray)   See fewer
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Marie Prevost
Marcelle Mansfield Marcelle Mansfield   See fewer
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Dot Farley
Mrs. Smith Mrs. Smith   See fewer
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Eddie Gribbon
Bandit Chief Bandit Chief   See fewer
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Kalla Pasha
Bandit Chief's Rival Bandit Chief's Rival   See fewer
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Billy Bevan
Director Director   See fewer
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George O'Hara
Cameraman Cameraman   See fewer
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John J. Richardson
Screen Villain (as Jack Richardson) Screen Villain (as Jack Richardson)   See fewer
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Louise Fazenda
Theatregoer Theatregoer   See fewer
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Lige Conley
Minister (as Lige Crommie) Minister (as Lige Crommie)   See fewer
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Jane Allen
Nurse (uncredited) Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ralph Ceder
Nurse (uncredited) Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
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Andy Clyde
Lynch Mob Member (uncredited) Lynch Mob Member (uncredited)   See fewer
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Heinie Conklin
Jester in Movie (uncredited) Jester in Movie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Fitzgerald
Roman Actor / Theatregoer (uncredited) Roman Actor / Theatregoer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Gribbon
Minor Role (uncredited) Minor Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Floy Guinn
Minor Role (uncredited) Minor Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mark Hamilton
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harriet Hammond
Minor Role (uncredited) Minor Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Jeske
Villager (uncredited) Villager (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mildred June
Telephone Operator (uncredited) Telephone Operator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fanny Kelly
Churchgoer / Theatregoer (uncredited) Churchgoer / Theatregoer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Patrick Kelly
Churgoer / Villager (uncredited) Churgoer / Villager (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gordon Lewis
Villager at Deathbed (uncredited) Villager at Deathbed (uncredited)   See fewer
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Grover Ligon
Villager at Deathbed (uncredited) Villager at Deathbed (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marvin Loback
Head Bell Ringer / Cop (uncredited) Head Bell Ringer / Cop (uncredited)   See fewer
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Don Marion
Baby (uncredited) Baby (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kewpie Morgan
Minor Role (unconfirmed) (uncredited) Minor Role (unconfirmed) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ramon Novarro
Dancer (uncredited) Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Derelys Perdue
Dancer (uncredited) Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Rand
Churchgoer / Movie Actor (uncredited) Churchgoer / Movie Actor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bud Ross
King in Movie / Theatregoer (uncredited) King in Movie / Theatregoer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gladys Whitfield
Dancer (uncredited) Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.2 / 10 | 34 votes