Monday, June 17, 2019

Want a Laff? -- June 17, 2019

Moving Picture News, 14-June-1919
Billy West closely imitated Charlie Chaplin in a long series of comedies for different studios. While Chaplin was making the excellent Mutual comedies, West was making imitations of Chaplin's Essanay comedies. We saw West move from King-Bee to Bull's Eye.

Motion Picture World, 14-June-1919
Bull's Eye also made comedies with Gale Henry and Napoleon the Chimp.

Motion Picture World, 28-June-1919
"Billy West and Gale Henry comedies are popular with all classes of theatergoers."

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