Cut to the Chase: The Charley Chase Comedy Collection

Directed by Leo McCarey, Ralph Ceder, James Parrott

Release: 2012
Runtime: 303
Country: U.S.
Language: English

Years in the making, this amazing collection of Charley Chase masterpieces features more than five hours of laughs, gags, and awe-inspiring moments from the height of Chase’s career. Two of Chase's most sought-after titles, The Uneasy Three (from a 35mm print at the Museum of Modern Art) and Charley My Boy! (via a 16mm print from the John Hampton Collection) are exclusive to this release. Including multiple collaborations from director Leo McCarey (Make Way for Tomorrow, Duck Soup), this two-disc extravaganza is a must-own for fans of vaudeville, silent comedy, and the golden age of Hollywood. 
 
Disc One: April Fool, The ’Fraidy Cat, Bad Boy, The Caretaker’s Daughter, Be Your Age, Bromo and Juliet, Dog Shy and Charley My Boy

Disc Two: The Uneasy Three, Innocent Husbands, Isn’t Life Terrible?, What Price Goofy?, Long Fliv the King, Mama Behave, Mighty Like A Moose, Mum’s the Word

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Technical Info

  • Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
  • Color: B&W
  • Formats: DVD