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Mr. Skitch / 20th Century Fox ; directed by James Cruze ; screenplay, Ralph Spence and Sonya Levien ; Fox Film Corporation.

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Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Series Information

Cinema classics collection.
Will Rogers collection.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Linden Carnegie PL - Linden A DVD WIL (Text) 34239000410112 Adult Movies, Main Library Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (66 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Distributor: Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2006]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Full screen (1.33:1)
Based on the story Green dice by Anne Cameron.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1933.
Special features: "The ropin' fool," a 19 min. short film made in 1921--a drama which predominately features Will Rogers doing rope tricks; restoration comparison.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Photography, John Seitz.
Participant or Performer Note:
Will Rogers, Zasu Pitts, Rochelle Hudson, Florence Desmond, Harry Green, Charles Starrett, Eugene Pallette.
Summary, etc.:
Will Rogers portrays a jack-of-all-trades (Mr. Skitch), from Missouri, who has fallen on hard times. When the bank forecloses on his house, Mr. Skitch packs up his family and heads for California. As they set out to seek their fortune, they find a series of hilarious fiascoes instead.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Language Note:
In English with optional English and Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject: Cameron, Anne, 1887- > Film adaptations.
Cameron, Anne, 1887- > Adaptations > Drama.
Poor families > United States > Drama.
Depressions > 1929 > United States > Drama.
Migration, Internal > United States > Drama.
Familia > Estados Unidos > Teatro.
Crisis económicas > Estados Unidos > Teatro.
Migración interna > Estados Unidos > Teatro.
Poor > United States > Drama.
Families > United States > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Comedy films.
Feature films.
Comedy films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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