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Encyclopedia > Raymond Griffith

Raymond Griffith (January 23, 1895 - November 25, 1957) one of the great silent movie comedians. Although the few comedy films of his are considered classics he is almost totally forgotten today. January 23 is the 23rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1895 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... November 25 is the 329th (in leap years the 330th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1957 was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A silent film is a film which has no accompanying soundtrack. ...


Griffith was born in Boston, Massachusetts. He choked to death at The Masquers Club in Los Angeles, California on November 25, 1957. City nickname: Beantown, The Hub, The Athens of America Location in the state of Massachusetts Founded September 17, 1630 County Suffolk County Mayor Thomas Menino (Dem) Area  - Total  - Water 232. ... Griffith Observatory and the Downtown Los Angeles skyline. ...


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Raymond Griffith biography (2128 words)
Raymond Griffith began in films in 1915 doing work as an actor, gag man, scenario writer or whatever else was required of him; however, it was his comedies of the mid-twenties that brought him the greatest fame as the "Silk Hat Comedian."
Raymond Griffith was born in Boston, Mass., Jan. 23, 1895*, to stage parents.
Griffith was establishing a unique style of acting during this period ­ not strictly comedic and not strictly dramatic.
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