Laughing Gas (film)

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This article is about several short films. For the Charlie Chaplin film, see Laughing Gas (1914 film).

Laughing Gas is the title of several American movie shorts (1907, 1914 starring Charlie Chaplin, 1915, 1920) whose plot revolves around real or would-be dentists.

1907 Film[edit]

Laughing Gas
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Directed by Edwin S. Porter
Starring Bertha Regustus
Edward Boulden
Release dates
  • 1907 (1907)
Running time
9 minutes
Country United States
Language Silent film
English intertitles

Plot[edit]

The plot is that of a black woman going to the dentist for a toothache and being given laughing gas. On her way walking home, and in other situations, she can't stop laughing, and everyone she meets "catches" the laughter from her, including a vendor and police officers.

Cast[edit]

  • Edward Boulden
  • Mr. La Montte
  • Bertha Regustus ... Mandy Brown
  • Mr. Sullivan

1914 film[edit]

1915 film[edit]

Laughing Gas
Starring Jimmy Aubrey
Walter Kendig
Release dates
  • July 12, 1915 (1915-07-12)
Country United States
Language Silent films

Cast[edit]

1920 film[edit]

Laughing Gas
Directed by Tom Buckingham
Produced by Abe Stern
Julius Stern
Written by Tom Buckingham
Starring Charles Dorety
Bud Jamison
Release dates
  • December 8, 1920 (1920-12-08)
Country United States
Language English

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