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.

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