Snakeville is a comedy short film series that was popular during the silent film era in the United States.[1] It was produced by Essanay's Gilbert M. Anderson (Broncho Billy).[2]

David Kirkland who went on to direct films portrayed Dr. Dopem in the series. Victor Potel was "Slippery Slim" in the Snakeville series. True Eames Boardman also appeared in the series. Emory Johnson was also in the series. Josephine Rector also appeared in the series.


  • The Infant at Snakeville (1911), cast included Harry Todd
  • Snakeville's Fire Brigade (1914)
  • Snakeville's Home Guard (1914)
  • The Awakening at Snakeville (1914), cast includes Augustus Carney
  • When Snakeville Struck Oil (1915)
  • It Happened in Snakeville (1915)
  • Snakeville's Beauty Parlor (1915)
  • Versus Sledge Hammer (1915)

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Zmuda, Michael (April 30, 2015). "The Five Sedgwicks: Pioneer Entertainers of Vaudeville, Film and Television". McFarland – via Google Books.
  2. ^ Katz, Ephraim; Nolen, Ronald Dean (February 26, 2013). "The Film Encyclopedia 7th Edition: The Complete Guide to Film and the Film Industry". Harper Collins – via Google Books.