The Chief Cook (1917)

09/30/1917 (US) Comedy 15m
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Overview

The film opens in the lobby of a small hotel, where the desk clerk/owner (Budd Ross) is addressing three members of staff: the cook, the waiter and the bellboy. It is obvious from their reactions, particularly the cook (Leo White) that whatever was said did not go down too well. His animated arms knock down the man standing behind him repeatedly until all three servants simultaneously quit. They storm off into the adjoining kitchen where a slavery maid (Blanche White) is on the floor scrubbing the floor. The men all trip over her, moan briefly and then leave.

  1. Arvid E. Gillstrom

    Director

  2. Rex Taylor

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Billy West

    Billy West

    The Star Boarder

  2. Bud Ross

    Boggs (as Budd Ross)

  3. Oliver Hardy

    Oliver Hardy

    Babe (as Babe Hardy)

  4. Joe Cohen

  5. Leo White

    Leo White

    Ham

  6. Blanche White

    Blanche White

    Maggie

  7. Polly Bailey

    (as Polly Van)

  8. Ethelyn Gibson

    The soubrette (as Ethlyn Gibson)

  9. Ellen Burford

    Dolly

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The Chief Cook

Status Released

Original Language English

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