The Flirt

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The Flirt
Directed by Billy Gilbert
Produced by Hal Roach
Written by H.M. Walker
Starring Harold Lloyd
Cinematography Walter Lundin
Edited by Della Mullady
Distributed by Pathé Exchange
Release date
  • November 11, 1917 (1917-11-11)
Country United States
Language Silent (English intertitles)

The Flirt is a 1917 American short comedy film featuring Harold Lloyd. Copies of the film survive in the film archives of the Museum of Modern Art and the British Film Institute.[1]


  • Harold Lloyd
  • Snub Pollard
  • Bebe Daniels
  • W.L. Adams
  • Sammy Brooks
  • Lottie Case
  • Billy Evans
  • Billy Fay (as William Fay)
  • William Gillespie
  • Sadie Gordon
  • Charles Grider
  • Max Hamburger
  • Arthur Harrison
  • Clyde E. Hopkins
  • Oscar Larson
  • Maynard Laswell (as M.A. Laswell)
  • Gus Leonard
  • Chris Lynton
  • Belle Mitchell
  • Hazel Powell
  • Hazel Redmond
  • Zetta Robson
  • Dorothy Saulter
  • Nina Speight
  • William Strohbach (as William Strawback)
  • Lillian Sylvester


Like many American films of the time, The Flirt was subject to cuts by city and state film censorship boards. For example, the Chicago Board of Censors cut the scene of the waiter wiping a tray and his feet on the cook's posterior.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Progressive Silent Film List: The Flirt". Retrieved 2008-05-12. 
  2. ^ "Official Cut-Outs by the Chicago Board of Censors". Exhibitors Herald. New York City: Exhibitors Herald Company. 5 (25): 31. December 15, 1917. 

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