Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Some "snapshots" from 1916 by Fred Goodwins

Photoplay, March 1918
"Alfred" Austin = Albert Austin. Goodwins worked as an actor and press agent for Chaplin.

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  1. Does that say "doping out a gag" in the shots with the violin and with his feet up? I can't enlarge it any more than one time, and it's a D at the beginning of the word.

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  2. Yes! That's exactly what it says. I looked it up and evidently "dope" also means to "figure out." That was new to me!

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  3. LOL! Love it! I'm going to try to use this term in my meetings - see how it goes over...

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  4. Oh, you people are so young!

    Phil

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    1. Phil's been doping it out for years! ;)

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