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Chimmie Fadden Out West (1915)

Chimmie is sent to Death Valley CA as part of a railroad scheme. He's to pretend to have discovered gold there, then set a new transcontinental record heading east. It doesn't quite work out that way.

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Cecil B. DeMille
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Victor Moore ... Chimmie Fadden
Camille Astor ... The Duchess
Raymond Hatton ... Larry
Mrs. Lewis McCord Mrs. Lewis McCord ... Mother Fadden
Ernest Joy Ernest Joy ... Mr. Van Courtlandt
Tom Forman ... Antoine
Florence Dagmar Florence Dagmar ... Betty Van Courtlandt
Harry Hadfield Harry Hadfield ... Preston
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Chimmie is sent to Death Valley CA as part of a railroad scheme. He's to pretend to have discovered gold there, then set a new transcontinental record heading east. It doesn't quite work out that way.

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Genres:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 November 1915 (USA) See more »

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Budget:

$16,070 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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DeMille and the Working Classes
28 November 2003 | by Single-Black-MaleSee all my reviews

In the 'Chimmie Fadden' series of films, DeMille was portraying immigrant Irish urban life to a middle class audience. It was the closest they would get to the inner cities and allowed them to engage with social issues from a safe distance.


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