Juggling in Movies
Sally of the Sawdust (1925)
[D.W. Griffith film; Carol Dempster, W.C. Fields, Alfred Lunt]
Silent film. Judge Foster throws his daughter out because she married a circus man. She leaves her baby girl with Professor Eustance McGargle (Fields) before she dies. Years later Sally is a dancer with whom Peyton, a son of Judge Foster's friend, falls in love. When Sally is arrested McGargle proves her real parentage.
At 11:14, W.C. Fields, as Professor McGargle, does a
3 ball routine.
At 53:16, he does some
cigar box tricks.