Those Awful Hats

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Those Awful Hats
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Directed by D. W. Griffith
Written byD.W. Griffith
Starring Mack Sennett
Cinematography G. W. Bitzer
Release date
  • January 25, 1909 (1909-01-25)
Running time
Original length 185 feet (under 3 minutes) [1]
CountryUnited States
LanguagesSilent
(English intertitles)
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Those Awful Hats is a 1909 American short comedy film directed by D.W. Griffith and starring Mack Sennett. It takes place in a small, crowded movie theatre, where the patrons are perpetually distracted by people - primarily women - wearing large, ostentatious hats that obstruct everyone else's views of the screen. The film ends with a title card reading, "Ladies Will Please Remove Their Hats." A print of the film survives in the film archive of the Library of Congress. [2]

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References

  1. "Those Awful Hats", film promotion, The Moving Picture World (New York, N.Y.), 23 January 1909, p. 83. Internet Archive, San Francisco, California. Retrieved 7 March 2021.
  2. "Progressive Silent Film List: Those Awful Hats". Silent Era. Retrieved November 24, 2008.