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Charley Chase Overview:

Actor, Charley Chase, was born Charles Joseph Parrott on Oct 20, 1893 in Baltimore, MD. Chase died at the age of 46 on Jun 20, 1940 in Hollywood, CA .

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He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.

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AT HAL ROACH: THE TALKIES VOLUME TWO 1932-33

By Dan Day, Jr. on Aug 17, 2019 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog

The Sprocket Vault and Kit Parker Films present more rare product from the Hal Roach Studios with their AT HAL ROACH: THE TALKIES VOLUME TWO 1932-33 DVD set. The set is made up of fifteen different short subjects on two discs. All of the shorts were made at Hal Roach Studios and star ... Read full article


AT HAL ROACH: THE TALKIES VOLUME ONE 1930-31

By Dan Day Jr. on Feb 3, 2018 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog

The Sprocket Vault has released a magnificent DVD set of classic comedy shorts produced at the Hal Roach studios and starring . AT HAL ROACH: THE TALKIES VOLUME ONE 1930-31 contains 18 shorts and bonus material as well. (real name Charles Parrott) isn't as f... Read full article


Book Review: The Talkies: 1929-1940

By Brandy Dean on Oct 6, 2013 From Pretty Clever Films

In the holy Chaplin-Keaton-Lloyd trinity of silent film comedy, exists outside of the limelight but always earns an honorable mention. Silent comedy fans love this guy (for good reason). But Chase’s post-silent era talkies rarely get much attention. This oversight is so profound ... Read full article


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Charley Chase: [referring to the hitchhikers] They look like a couple of horse thieves...


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Charley Chase Facts
In an interview on the David Letterman show, Hal Roach said that Chase auditioned for him by saying he could play ANY part. Chase then proceeded to do his impression of a lighthouse by turning his head, pausing with his eyes wide open when he was facing forward during each rotation.

Brother of James Parrott.

Biography in: "Who's Who in Comedy" by Ronald L. Smith. Pg. 102-103. New York: Facts on File, 1992. ISBN 0816023387

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