The Jarr Family Discovers Harlem (1915)

Short, Comedy

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Finding that feuds between the occupants of a two-family house are not at all conducive to peace and happiness. Edward Jarr and his family of wife and two children blame it all on Brooklyn,... See full summary »

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31 October 2019 | deickemeyer
Extract the humor from every situation
Life in Brooklyn may have its drawbacks, but so it has in Harlem, if Roy McCardell is to be believed. The fleeing of the Jarr family, with their goods and chattels, across the East River, does not end their troubles, by any means. Mr. McCardell makes it very evident that their domestic peace is again disturbed, to the intense annoyance of the Jarrs and the amusement of many followers of the film. Harry Davenport and Rose Tapley as the two Jarrs, extract the humor from every situation that is capable of raising a laugh. - The Moving Picture World, March 27, 1915


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Short | Comedy


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8 March 1915



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