The Movies (film)

The Movies is a 1925 American comedy film starring Lloyd Hamilton and directed by Roscoe Arbuckle, who was working under the pseudonym "William Goodrich".[1] After a film star breaks his leg, the director replaces the actor with a country boy who resembles him.

The Movies
The Movies (1925) - 1.jpg
Directed byWilliam Goodrich
(Roscoe Arbuckle)
Written byWilliam Goodrich
(Roscoe Arbuckle)
Produced byE. W. Hammons
Lloyd Hamilton
Buster Keaton
StarringLloyd Hamilton
CinematographyByron Houck
Distributed byEducational Film Exchanges, Inc.
Release date
  • October 4, 1925 (1925-10-04)
Running time
20 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)



Location scenes were filmed at the Montmarte Café on Hollywood Boulevard and the "movie" scenes at the Educational Film studios.


A print of The Movies exists and the film been released on DVD as part of a collection of Arbuckle films.[1] Of the three films Arbuckle made with Hamilton, this is the only one that is extant.

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b "Progressive Silent Film List: The Movies". Retrieved March 9, 2010.

External linksEdit