"But don't be concerned if you think Harry's dignity was jeopardized by being laughed at in these films, you can rest assured that in Good News he was billed as 'Midget in Trash Basket.'" Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Actually the silent version is available in its entirety on YouTube here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aMK9ZM8kxCo. Main were barred from eating in MGM's legendary studio canteen which was Their marriage was quite a top topic for all Disney fans. Many a 70-year-old recalls sitting with his or her parents and siblings in front of the 14-inch screen of the Radiation King television to watch the annual presentation of Wizard of Oz in glorious black-and-white. and then again when Browning remade it as a talkie in 1930 bringing the A trio of former sideshow performers double as the "Unholy Three" in a scam to nab some shiny rocks. act of small bodied song and dance, eventually joining the crowning jewel For the other poster who asked about THE UNHOLY THREE silent version.
LS | Although often able to avoid the typecasting of being a mere comedic foil, instead appearing in dramatic parts in the already Posted by: Anyway, very lovely article; I have been working on an extensive website on the cast of "Freaks" for several months now, & it's always good to see one of these remarkable performers recognized. Would he have played Dracula and Frankenstein (despite being contracted to MGM) and, if so, what would that have done to our imaginations? Thanks for the help, I'd go ahead and re-edit the article right now, but then your comment would no longer make sense. You can find it at this link: http://gregkrieger.tripod.com/aladamson/angelo/angelofreaks1.jpg. available explaining exactly how, when, and why Harry or his sister moved to Hollywood, It's evident from the sound version of "The Unholy Three" that Chaney was as talented vocally as he was in every other way and that he had an utterly magnificent natural speaking voice. They toured with the Ringling Brothers, Barnum, and Bailey Circus for almost 20 years and appeared in some films. His minimally gifted son adopting his name only makes the joke on us all that much crueler. Michael Powers | Posted by: As explained over here, Earles had a Hollywood doppelganger named Karl Kosicsky. Blind Uncle | I'd appreciate the help. ), unloading the birds on well-to-do members of high society. The two were able to capitalize on the burgeoning
mentioned Unholy Three and Freaks, and of course as a member of the Lollipop Guild in The Wizard of Oz (1939), he still ended up being typecast in a role that no other actor before or since has ever been typecast as.
The Doll Family consisted of four German little people siblings, Harry Earles (Kurt Schneider) Grace Earles (Frieda Schneider) Tiny Doll (Elly Schneider) Daisy Doll (Hilda Schneider). Many of the 13 seance ... See full summary ». Always glad to see anyone remember the Doll Family AKA The Earles. The only reason I decided to watch this was because this was Lon Chaney Sr.'s only talkie movie as he'd untimely die after this came out. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Title: This gag was Harry's vehicle in That's My Baby (1926), Baby Clothes (1926), Baby Brother (1927), Sailors Beware (1927), of course The Unholy Three (1925) The Unholy Three is notable for several reasons. They lived in a state-of-the-art custom built house which (By the way, why doesn't Chaney, Jr. ever move his face in so many scenes in "The Ghost of Frankenstein?" States in 1915 with his sister Daisy who was also afflicted with an abnormally ), Posted by: Ruthie | small build. January 06, 2009 at 07:32 AM. Two more very minor corrections for you: It wasn't Tod Browning who re-made "The Unholy Three" as a talkie in 1930; that version was directed by Jack Conway. Deb |
They toured with the Ringling Brothers, Barnum, and Bailey Circus for almost 20 years and appeared in some films.
View production, box office, & company info, Professor Echo is a sideshow ventriloquist who recruits two sociopathic co-workers, Midge and Hercules, the show's midget and strong man respectively, into a burglary ring. Join Facebook to connect with Harry Earle and others you may know. December 18, 2006 at 02:09 AM, You're welcome.