James Parrott


full name: James Gibbons Parrott
nickname: Jimmie or Jimmy
born Aug. 2, 1898, in Baltimore, MD
died May 10, 1939, in Hollywood, CA, of heart disease


This filmography is largely a combination of information deriving from the Internet Movie Database, Smile When The Raindrops Fall by Brian Anthony & Andy Edmonds, and The Harold Lloyd Encyclopedia by Annette D'Agostino Lloyd, not to mention the information gathered by Rob Stone from the studio datebooks. I've also perused Bradley Reeves' James Parrott filmography at The World Of Charley Chase website, which turned up a few additional titles, as well as Joe Moore's convincing argument against the idea that Parrott was drafted into the Army during WWI.

Parrott's involvement with the Our Gang series is somewhat murky. There was a period in the early '30s in which he was among the paid writers for the series, but his only official credit was for directing "Washee Ironee" (no. 131) in 1934. He did, however, direct the Gang in their guest appearance in the 1924 Charley Chase comedy "The Fraidy Cat," and also co-directed Ernie Morrison's pre-Gang 1921 film "The Pickaninny." As a writer, he could have potentially contributed gags to the series at any time during his tenure with Roach, but it seems unlikely that he would have been doing much of this while starring in his own series, or while serving as the regular director on the Charley Chase or Laurel & Hardy series. He was also absent from the studio several times over the years, due to his epilepsy, and sometimes for months at a time.


1917

Parrott started with the Rolin Film Company in September as a gag writer and bit player for the Harold Lloyd series. It's apparent that he did quite a lot of freelancing during his early years at Rolin. One film in which he reportedly appeared was "An Actor's Nightmare" starring Vernon Dent, which was released sometime between 1917 and 1921.


1918

Anthony & Edmonds' description of the Fox film "Big Town" seems to be a reference to the 1921 film "Big Town Ideas," so I've transferred the relevant information to that year.

The Big Idea (small role)
Jan. 20, 1918 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. L-12 - Harold Lloyd series

Also listed for Dec. 30, 1917. Filmed Oct. 2 to 9, 1917. ©June 1, 1918. Reissued Feb. 19, 1922.

The Lamb aka The Goat (small role)
Feb. 3, 1918 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. L-14 - Harold Lloyd series

Filmed Oct. 22 to 27, and Oct. 31 to Nov. 3, 1917. Reissued Feb. 5, 1922.

Hello Teacher (small role)
Feb. 10, 1918 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. L-13

Filmed Oct. 10 to 20, 1917. ©Mar. 4 and 22, 1918. Featuring Snub Pollard.

Hit Him Again aka Hit 'Em Again (small role)
Feb. 17, 1918 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. L-18 - Harold Lloyd series

Filmed Nov. 21 to Dec. 1, 1917. Reissued Mar. 26, 1922.

Beat It (small role)
Feb. 24, 1918 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. L-16 - Harold Lloyd series

Filmed Nov. 3 to 12, 1917. Reissued Apr. 2, 1922.

A Gasoline Wedding (small role)
Mar. 3, 1918 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. L-17 - Harold Lloyd series

Filmed Nov. 13 to 20, 1917. Originally scheduled for release on Feb. 10, 1918. Reissued July 30, 1922.

Look Pleasant, Please (small role)
Mar. 10, 1918 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. L-19 - Harold Lloyd series

Filmed Dec. 3 to 8, 1917. ©Mar. 4 and 22, 1918. Reissued Dec. 11, 1921.

Here Come The Girls (small role)
Mar. 17, 1918 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. L-20 - Harold Lloyd series

Filmed Dec. 10 to 17, 1917. ©Mar. 4 and 22, 1918. Reissued Feb. 26, 1922.

Let's Go (small role)
Mar. 24, 1918 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. L-15 - Harold Lloyd series

Filmed Oct. 29 to Nov. 3, 1917. Reissued Aug. 13, 1922.

On The Jump (small role)
Mar. 31, 1918 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. L-21 - Harold Lloyd series

Filmed Dec. 18 to 28, 1917. ©Mar. 4 and 22, 1918. Reissued Mar. 5, 1922.

Follow The Crowd (small role)
Apr. 7, 1918 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. L-25 - Harold Lloyd series

Filmed Jan. 24 to 29, 1918. ©June 24, 1918. Reissued May 7, 1922.

Pipe The Whiskers (small role)
Apr. 14, 1918 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. L-27 - Harold Lloyd series

Filmed Feb. 8 to 11, 1918. ©June 24, 1918. Reissued Apr. 30, 1922.

It's A Wild Life (small role)
Apr. 21, 1918 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. L-26 - Harold Lloyd series

Filmed Jan. 30 to Feb. 7, 1918. ©June 8, 1918. Reissued Aug. 20, 1922.

Hey There! (small role)
Apr. 28, 1918 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. L-22 - Harold Lloyd series

Filmed Dec. 29, 1917, to Jan. 11, and Jan. 21 to 22, 1918. ©June 1, 1918. Reissued Mar. 19, 1922.

Kicked Out (small role)
May 5, 1918 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. L-23 - Harold Lloyd series

Filmed Jan. 9 to 17, 1918. ©June 1, 1918.

The Non-Stop Kid (small role)
May 12, 1918 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. L-24 - Harold Lloyd series

Filmed Jan. 17 to 23, 1918. ©June 1, 1918. Reissued Jan. 15, 1922.

Two Gun Gussie (small role)
May 19, 1918 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. L-29 - Harold Lloyd series

Filmed Feb. 18 to 19, and Feb. 24 to Mar. 3, 1918. ©June 1, 1918. Reissued Dec. 18, 1921.

Fireman Save My Child (small role)
May 26, 1918 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. L-31 - Harold Lloyd series

Filmed Mar. 22, and Mar. 25 to 30, 1918. ©June 1, 1918. Reissued Dec. 25, 1921. Also listed as LG-31.

The City Slicker (small role)
June 2, 1918 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. L-32 - Harold Lloyd series

Filmed Apr. 2 to 9, and Apr. 13 and 19, 1918. ©June 1, 1918. Reissued Aug. 6, 1922.

Sic 'Em, Towser (small role)
June 9, 1918 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. L-28 - Harold Lloyd series

Filmed Feb. 12 to 16, 1918. ©June 8, 1918. Reissued Dec. 24, 1922.

Somewhere In Turkey (small role)
June 16, 1918 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. L-33 - Harold Lloyd series

Filmed Apr. 9 to 13, 1918. ©June 24, 1918. Reissued Dec. 4, 1921.

Are Crooks Dishonest? (small role)
June 23, 1918 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. L-34 - Harold Lloyd series

Filmed Apr. 15 to 19, 1918. ©June 8, 1918. Reissued July 11, 1926.

An Ozark Romance (small role)
July 7, 1918 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. L-35 - Harold Lloyd series

Filmed Apr. 22 to 30, 1918. ©June 8, 1918. Reissued Apr. 16, 1922.

Fire The Cook aka The Dippy Daughter (small role)
July 14, 1918 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. T-5 - Toto series

Both this film and production T-7 were filmed Nov. 12 to Dec. 1, Dec. 22 to 27, 1917, and Mar. 25, 1918. This film was probably shot as a two-reeler and reduced to a one-reeler, with footage probably being transferred to production T-7.

Kicking The Germ Out Of Germany (small role)
July 21, 1918 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. L-39 - Harold Lloyd series

Filmed May 22 to 30, 1918. ©July 15, 1918. Reissued Nov. 12, 1922.

Beach Nuts (small role)
July 28, 1918 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. T-13 - Toto series

Filmed Apr. 29 to May 1, 1918. ©June 24, 1918. This film probably included leftover footage from previous productions.

That's Him (small role)
Aug. 4, 1918 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. L-36 - Harold Lloyd series

Filmed May 1 to 6, 1918. ©July 23, 1918. Reissued Jan. 22, 1922.

Bride And Gloom (small role)
Aug. 18, 1918 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. L-37 - Harold Lloyd series

Filmed May 7 to 14, 1918. ©June 24, 1918. Reissued Apr. 23, 1922.

Two Scrambled (small role)
Sep. 1, 1918 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. L-38 - Harold Lloyd series

Filmed May 16 to 21, 1918. ©July 15, 1918. Reissued Sep. 24, 1922.

Bees In His Bonnet (small role)
Sep. 15, 1918 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. L-40 - Harold Lloyd series

Filmed May 31 to June 6, 1918. ©July 23, 1918. Reissued Nov. 12, 1922.

Swing Your Partners (small role)
Sep. 29, 1918 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. L-41 - Harold Lloyd series

Filmed June 6 to 12, 1918. ©July 23, 1918. Reissued May 14, 1922.

No Place Like Jail (small role)
Oct. 1, 1918 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. R-4 - Stan Laurel series

Also listed for Oct. 7, 1918. Filmed July 1 to 6, and July 12, 1918. This according to Rob Stone's list. According to his book, the initial filming was from the 1st to the 5th. ©Sep. 27, 1918.

Why Pick on Me? (small role)
Oct. 13, 1918 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. L-44 - Harold Lloyd series

Filmed June 25 to 29, 1918. ©Aug. 10, 1918. Reissued May 21, 1922.

Hear 'Em Rave (small role)
Dec. 1, 1918 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. L-42 - Harold Lloyd series

Filmed June 13 to 18, 1918. ©Aug. 10, 1918. Reissued Aug. 27, 1922.

Just Rambling Along (small role: the cook)
Dec. 8, 1918 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. R-2 - Stan Laurel series

Filmed June 18 to 22, 1918. ©Sep. 27, 1918. Originally scheduled for release Nov. 3, 1918.

Check Your Baggage (small role)
Dec. 22, 1918 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. T-10 - Toto series

Also listed for Aug. 25, 1918, and Nov. 17, 1918. Filmed Apr. 9 to 15, 1918. ©Aug. 10, 1918. This film probably included leftover footage from previous productions.

She Loves Me Not (small role)
Dec. 29, 1918 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. L-47 - Harold Lloyd series

Filmed July 17 to 20, 1918. ©Nov. 21, 1918. Reissued Jan. 29, 1922.


1919

Parrott's tenure with Rolin seems to have ended for the time being in February. His first directorial credit was with the Bill Burrud Travelogues. Burrud also produced a series for Bull's Eye starring Sidney Smith, which was occasionally directed by Parrott through the fall of 1919. He also began to act in films made by Reelcraft, which were directed by his brother Charles. By the end of the year, he seems to have returned to Rolin, and probably spent a lot of his time playing supporting roles in the Snub Pollard series.

Do You Love Your Wife? (small role)
Jan. 5, 1919 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. R-1 - Stan Laurel series

Filmed June 11 to 15, 1918. ©Nov. 21, 1918.

Wanted $5,000 (small role)
Jan. 12, 1919 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. L-48 - Harold Lloyd series

Filmed July 22 to 26, 1918, as well as during the week of Aug. 10, 1918. ©Nov. 21, 1918. Reissued June 25, 1922.

Love's Young Scream (small role)
Jan. 19, 1919 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. L-30

Alf Goulding played the lead in place of the absent Harold Lloyd. Filmed Mar. 4 to 19, and Mar. 23, 1918. ©Dec. 4, 1918. Also listed as LG-30.

Going! Going! Gone! (small role)
Jan. 26, 1919 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. L-46 - Harold Lloyd series

Filmed July 8 to 16, and Aug. 30, 1918. ©Dec. 4, 1918. Reissued July 23, 1922.

Hustling For Health (small role)
Feb. 2, 1919 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. R-5 - Stan Laurel series

Filmed July 6 to 11, and July 13, 1918. ©Dec. 17, 1918.

Ask Father (small role: the suitor)
Feb. 9, 1919 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. L-50 - Harold Lloyd series

Filmed July 30 to Aug. 1, 1918, as well as during the week of Aug. 10, 1918. ©Dec. 17, 1918. Reissued May 28, 1922. IMDb credits Parrott's brother Charles with appearing in this film, but it seems more likely that it was James, who is often misidentified as Charles.

On The Fire (small role)
Feb. 23, 1919 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. L-51 - Harold Lloyd series

Filmed Aug. 12 to 20, 1918. ©Dec. 4, 1918. Reissued Mar. 12, 1922.

Hoot Mon! (small role)
Mar. 2, 1919 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. R-3 - Stan Laurel series

Also listed for Mar. 1, 1919. Filmed June 24 to 29, 1918. ©Jan. 23, 1919.

I'm On My Way (small role)
Mar. 9, 1919 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. L-49 - Harold Lloyd series

Filmed July 27 to 29, 1918, as well as during the week of Aug. 10, 1918. ©Jan. 23, 1919. Reissued Nov. 19, 1922.

Look Out Below! (small role)
Mar. 16, 1919 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. L-52 - Harold Lloyd series

Filmed Sep. 3 to 8, 1918. ©Dec. 4, 1918. Reissued Feb. 12, 1922.

The Dutiful Dub (small role)
Mar. 23, 1919 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. L-53 - Harold Lloyd series

Filmed Aug. 20 to 23, 1918. ©Jan. 23, 1919. Reissued Jan. 17, 1923.

Next Aisle Over (small role)
Mar. 30, 1919 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. L-54 - Harold Lloyd series

Filmed Aug. 24 to 30, 1918. ©Dec. 17, 1918. Reissued Apr. 9, 1922.

A Sammy In Siberia (small role)
Apr. 6, 1919 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. L-73 - Harold Lloyd series

Filmed Jan. 23 to 28, 1919. ©Feb. 27, 1919. Reissued Dec. 31, 1922.

Just Dropped In (small role)
Apr. 13, 1919 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. L-56 - Harold Lloyd series

Filmed Sep. 16 to 21, 1918. ©Jan. 31, 1919. Reissued Nov. 6, 1921.

Crack Your Heels (small role)
Apr. 20, 1919 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. L-57 - Harold Lloyd series

Filmed Sep. 23 to 27, 1918. ©Jan. 31, 1919. Reissued Nov. 13, 1921.

Ring Up The Curtain (small role)
Apr. 27, 1919 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. L-55 - Harold Lloyd series

Filmed Sep. 9 to 14, 1918. ©Nov. 21, 1918. Reissued Aug. 22, 1926.

Young Mr. Jazz (small role)
May 4, 1919 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. L-58 - Harold Lloyd series

Also listed for Apr. 20, 1919. Filmed Sep. 30 to Oct. 4, 1918. ©Feb. 27, 1919. Reissued Dec. 10, 1922.

Si, Senor (small role)
May 11, 1919 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. L-59 - Harold Lloyd series

Filmed Oct. 7 to 10, 1918. ©Feb. 27, 1919. Reissed Sep. 10, 1922.

Before Breakfast (small role)
May 18, 1919 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. L-60 - Harold Lloyd series

Filmed Oct. 11 to 19, 1918. ©Mar. 13, 1919. Reissued Jan. 1, 1922.

Pistols For Breakfast (small role)
June 8, 1919 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. L-63 - Harold Lloyd series

Filmed Nov. 4 to 9, 1918. ©Apr. 12, 1919. Reissued Oct. 30, 1921.

Swat The Crook (small role)
June 15, 1919 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. L-64 - Harold Lloyd series

Filmed Nov. 12 to 16, and Nov. 20, 1918. ©Apr. 24, 1919.

Off The Trolley (small role)
June 22, 1919 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. L-65 - Harold Lloyd series

Filmed Nov. 20 to 21, and Dec. 2, 1918. ©Apr. 12, 1919. Reissued Sep. 3, 1922.

An Auto Nut (featured role)
1919 - Bull's Eye - 1 reel - Sidney Smith series

At The Old Stage Door (small role)
July 20, 1919 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. L-66 - Harold Lloyd series

Filmed Nov. 25 to 30, 1918. ©May 6, 1919. Reissued Oct. 29, 1922.

One Night Only (small role)
1919 - Bull's Eye - 2 reels

©Aug. 2, 1919.

A Jazzed Honeymoon (small role)
Aug. 3, 1919 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. L-67 - Harold Lloyd series

Filmed Dec. 2 to 7, and Dec. 16 to 19, 1918. ©May 6, 1919. Reissued July 9, 1922.

Count Your Change (small role)
Aug. 10, 1919 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. L-70 - Harold Lloyd series

Filmed Dec. 30 to Jan. 6, and Jan. 11, 13, and 21, 1919. ©July 15, 1919. Reissued Aug. 8, 1926.

Chop Suey And Company (small role)
Aug. 17, 1919 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. L-71 - Harold Lloyd series

Filmed Jan. 7 to 11, 1919. ©June 24, 1919. Reissued Oct. 15, 1922.

Don't Park Here (small role: car owner)
1919 - Bull's Eye - 2 reels

Also listed for 1920. ©Aug. 22 and 25, 1919.

Heap Big Chief (small role)
Aug. 24, 1919 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. L-72 - Harold Lloyd series

Filmed Jan. 15 to 22, 1919. ©July 22, 1919. Reissued Dec. 17, 1922.

Don't Shove (small role: roller skater)
Aug. 31, 1919 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. L-74 - Harold Lloyd series

Filmed Jan. 29 to Feb. 6, 1919. ©Aug. 4, 1919. Reissued Nov. 26, 1922.

All At Sea (possible small role)
Nov. 2, 1919 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. H-1 - Snub Pollard series

Filmed Aug. 26 to 31, and Sep. 10, 1919. ©Nov. 1, 1919. This is another film in which IMDb credits Parrott's brother Charles with appearing. Again, since Charles wasn't with Rolin during this period, it seems more likely that it was James.


1920

Cut The Cards (supporting role)
Mar. 21, 1920 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. H-23 - Snub Pollard series

Also listed for June 12, 1920. Filmed Jan. 29 to Feb. 5, 1920. ©Mar. 11, 1920.

His First Flat Tire (featured role)
1920 - Bull's Eye - short - Sidney Smith series

IMDb indicates that the 'Paul Parrott' name was used, but this seems unlikely.

Way Out West (supporting role)
1920 - Schlank - Hank Mann series

Open The Bars, Squirrel Food, and A Leaf From Nature's Book (co-director)
c. 1920 - Special Pictures - 2 reels

©July 16, 1920.


1921

Parrott's brother Charles (eventually known as Charley Chase), who had previously worked for Fox, used his influence to get James a job there as a writer and actor. This was early in the year, and resulted in Parrott's appearance in "Big Town Ideas." Parrott eventually wound up back at the Roach studio, and around the middle of the year, began to star in his own series, playing a character named Paul Parrott.

Big Town Ideas (supporting role: Spick Sprague)
June 5, 1921 - Fox - 5 reels - Eileen Percy feature

©June 5, 1921.

The Pickaninny (co-director)
Dec. 4, 1921 - Roach/Pathé - 2 reels - prod. E-1 - Sunshine Sammy Morrison series

©Dec. 6, 1921.

Step On It (supporting role)
Dec. 9, 1921 - Hall Room Boys/FFEA - 2 reels - Sid Smith series


1922

In December, Parrott took part in "The Follies Of Culver City," a Civil War satire, playing the role of Pauline Parrott. This was a stage production performed at the Roach studio as part of their Christmas party. IMDb credits Parrott with directing "Mixed Nuts," a non-Roach Stan Laurel comedy which reused footage from earlier efforts, including his first film in 1917. Rob Stone's Laurel Or Hardy doesn't credit Parrott with this film, so I'm leaving it off this list.

Try, Try Again (lead role)
Jan. 1, 1922 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. C-32 - Paul Parrott series

Filmed Sep. 14 to 22, 1921. ©Dec. 10, 1921.

Loose Change (lead role)
Jan. 15, 1922 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. C-34 - Paul Parrott series

Filmed Oct. 8 to 18, 1921. ©Dec. 31, 1921.

Rich Man, Poor Man (lead role)
Feb. 19, 1922 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. C-39 - Paul Parrott series

Filmed Nov. 26 to Dec. 1, 1921. ©Feb. 8, 1922.

Stand Pat (lead role)
Apr. 16, 1922 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. C-40 - Paul Parrott series

Filmed Dec. 6 to 15, 1921. ©Apr. 27, 1922.

Friday The 13th (lead role)
July 2, 1922 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. C-43 - Paul Parrott series

Filmed Mar. 25 to Apr. 3, 1922, with retakes Apr. 8, 1922. ©May 29, 1922.

A Bed Of Roses (lead role)
July 9, 1922 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. C-45 - Paul Parrott series

Filmed Apr. 15 to 22, 1922. ©July 20, 1922.

The Late Lamented (small role)
July 9, 1922 - Rolin/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. C-24 - Eddie Boland series

Credited as Paul Parrott. Filmed mid-1921. ©July 20, 1922.

The Sleuth (lead role)
July 16, 1922 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. C-36 - Paul Parrott series

Filmed Oct. 27 to Nov. 3, 1921, with retakes Dec. 2 and 3, 1921. ©July 20, 1922.

The Bride-To-Be (lead role)
July 23, 1922 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. C-46 - Paul Parrott series

Filmed Apr. 24 to 30, 1922. ©July 20, 1922.

Busy Bees (lead role)
July 23, 1922 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. C-28 - Paul Parrott series

Filmed mid-1921, with added scenes Aug. 27, 1921. ©July 20, 1922. The first of the C series produced after Eddie Boland's departure.

Take The Next Car (lead role)
July 30, 1922 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. C-47 - Paul Parrott series

Filmed May 1 to 6, 1922. ©July 20, 1922.

Touch All The Bases (lead role)
Aug. 13, 1922 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. C-48 - Paul Parrott series

Filmed May 11 to 13, 1922. ©July 20, 1922.

The Truth Juggler (lead role)
Aug. 20, 1922 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. C-44 - Paul Parrott series

Filmed Apr. 4 to 14, 1922. ©July 20, 1922.

Rough On Romeo (lead role)
Aug. 27, 1922 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. C-49 - Paul Parrott series

Added scenes filmed May 8 to 10, 1922. Also included leftover footage from prod. C-46, "The Bride-To-Be." ©Aug. 12, 1922.

Wet Weather (lead role)
Sep. 3, 1922 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. C-50 - Paul Parrott series

Filmed May 16 to 22, 1922. ©Aug. 12, 1922.

The Landlubber (lead role)
Sep. 10, 1922 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. C-53 - Paul Parrott series

Filmed June 5 to 10, 1922. ©Oct. 4, 1922.

Bone Dry (lead role)
Sep. 17, 1922 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. C-55 - Paul Parrott series

Filmed June 19 to 24, 1922. ©Oct. 9, 1922.

Soak The Sheik (lead role)
Sep. 24, 1922 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. C-54 - Paul Parrott series

Costumes June 12, 1922. Filmed June 13 to 17, 1922. ©Oct. 9, 1922.

Face The Camera (lead role)
Oct. 1, 1922 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. C-58 - Paul Parrott series

Filmed July 5 to 10, 1922, with retakes July 18 and 24, 1922. ©Oct. 4, 1922.

The Uppercut (lead role)
Oct. 8, 1922 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. C-60 - Paul Parrott series

Filmed July 17 to 22, 1922. ©Oct. 11, 1922.

Out On Bail (lead role)
Oct. 15, 1922 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. C-51 - Paul Parrott series

Filmed May 22 to 27, 1922, with retakes Aug. 23, 1922. ©Dec. 14, 1922.

Shiver And Shake (lead role)
Oct. 22, 1922 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. C-62 - Paul Parrott series

Filmed Aug. 2 to 8, 1922, with retakes Aug. 21 and 22, 1922. ©Oct. 11, 1922.

The Golf Bug (lead role)
Oct. 29, 1922 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. C-59 - Paul Parrott series

Filmed July 11 to 17, 1922, with retakes July 24, and Aug. 1, 1922. ©Nov. 11, 1922. Reissued June 13, 1926.

Shine 'Em Up (lead role)
Nov. 5, 1922 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. C-57 - Paul Parrott series

Filmed June 29 to July 1, 1922, with retakes July 10, and Aug. 29 to 30, 1922. ©Dec. 1, 1922.

Washed Ashore (lead role)
Nov. 12, 1922 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. C-66 - Paul Parrott series

Filmed Sep. 5 to 12, 1922. ©Dec. 1, 1922.

Harvest Hands (lead role)
Nov. 19, 1922 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. C-63 - Paul Parrott series

Filmed Aug. 9 to 14, 1922, with retakes Aug. 28, 1922. ©Feb. 17, 1923. Reissued Aug. 1, 1926.

The Flivver (lead role)
Nov. 26, 1922 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. C-64 - Paul Parrott series

Also listed for Nov. 29, 1922. Filmed Aug. 15 to 19, 1922. ©Dec. 14, 1922.

Blaze Away (lead role)
Dec. 3, 1922 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. C-68 - Paul Parrott series

Filmed Sep. 22 to 27, 1922. ©Dec. 1, 1922.

I'll Take Vanilla (lead role)
Dec. 10, 1922 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. C-65 - Paul Parrott series

Filmed Aug. 31 to Sep. 13, and Dec. 6 to 12, 1922. ©Dec. 1, 1922.

Fair Week (lead role)
Dec. 17, 1922 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. C-67 - Paul Parrott series

Filmed Sep. 14 to 21, 1922. ©Dec. 1, 1922.

White Blacksmith (lead role)
Dec. 24, 1922 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. C-70 - Paul Parrott series

Filmed Oct. 7 to 14, and Oct. 20 and 21, 1922. ©Dec. 1, 1922. There's a reference to a Paul Parrott film called "The Iron Worker," which might have been a working title for this one.

Fire The Fireman (lead role)
Dec. 31, 1922 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. C-69 - Paul Parrott series

Filmed Sep. 30 to Oct. 7, 1922, with retakes Oct. 14, 1922. ©Dec. 14, 1922.


1923

The Dippy Doo Dads, which debuted in January, were an extension of a common type of gag in the Paul Parrott series, in which animals were substituted for humans. The Paul Parrott series was discontinued in August due to Parrott's epilepsy. Roach reasoned that he couldn't risk having a series star who might all of a sudden become unavailable. To compensate, Roach made Parrott a director for the Charley Chase series in October. It was under this arrangement that he directed the Our Gang kids for the first time, when they guest-starred in the Chase comedy "The Fraidy Cat." Parrott's job as the Chase director came to an abrupt end, though, in mid-December, perhaps due to his epilepsy. Over the next year or two, his credits are sparse, as he moved from one series to another, serving as a supervisor and backup director, or sometimes as a writer. This was in case his health caused him to be absent at any given time. Presumably, his lack of credits indicates that he was absent for extended periods of time. The Reeves filmography lists a film from this year entitled "The Price Of Progress" as starring Parrott. The closest reference I can find to this is a 1922 documentary in IMDb, which seems an unlikely candidate. This title may be the result of the confusion caused by the numerous small gauge releases, which were retitled ad nauseum.

Watch Your Wife (lead role)
Jan. 7, 1923 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. C-71 - Paul Parrott series

Filmed Oct. 16 to 20, 1922. ©Dec. 14, 1922.

Paste And Paper (lead role)
Jan. 14, 1922 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. C-72 - Paul Parrott series

Filmed Oct. 21 to 27, 1922. ©Dec. 16, 1922.

Mr. Hyppo (lead role)
Jan. 21, 1923 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. C-74 - Paul Parrott series

Filmed Nov. 3 to 9, 1922. ©Feb. 16, 1923.

Don't Say Die (lead role)
Jan. 28, 1923 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. C-75 - Paul Parrott series

Filmed Nov. 10 to 16, 1922. ©Feb. 17, 1923.

Once Over (lead role)
Feb. 4, 1923 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. C-76 - Paul Parrott series

Also listed for Feb. 11, 1923. Filmed Nov. 16 to 22, 1922. ©Feb. 23, 1923.

Jailed And Bailed (lead role)
Feb. 11, 1923 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. C-77 - Paul Parrott series

Also listed for Feb. 18, 1923. Filmed Nov. 24 to Dec. 5, 1922. ©Feb. 23, 1923.

A Loose Tight Wad (lead role)
Feb. 18, 1923 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. C-56 - Paul Parrott series

Filmed June 25 to 29, 1922. ©Feb. 23, 1923.

Tight Shoes (lead role)
Feb. 25, 1923 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. C-78 - Paul Parrott series

Filmed Dec. 2 to 9, 1922. ©Feb. 23, 1923.

Do Your Stuff (lead role)
Mar. 4, 1923 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. C-79 - Paul Parrott series

Also listed for Mar. 11, 1923. Filmed Dec. 13 to 21, 1922. ©Feb. 23, 1923.

Shoot Straight (lead role)
Mar. 11, 1923 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. C-52 - Paul Parrott series

Filmed May 31 to June 4, 1922, with retakes Dec. 11, 12 and 19, 1922. ©Feb. 23, 1923.

For Safe Keeping (lead role)
Mar. 18, 1923 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. C-82 - Paul Parrott series

Filmed Jan. 4 to 12, 1923. ©Feb. 26, 1923.

Bowled Over (lead role)
Mar. 25, 1923 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. C-80 - Paul Parrott series

Filmed Dec. 22 to 30, 1922, and Jan. 18 to 19, 1923. ©Mar. 30, 1923.

Get Your Man (lead role)
Apr. 1, 1923 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. C-81 - Paul Parrott series

Filmed Jan. 2 to 4, and Jan. 25 to 29, 1923. ©Mar. 30, 1923.

The Smile Wins (lead role)
Apr. 8, 1923 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. C-83 - Paul Parrott series

Filmed Jan. 12 to 17, 1923. ©Mar. 30, 1923.

Good Riddance (lead role)
Apr. 15, 1923 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. C-85 - Paul Parrott series

Filmed Jan. 20 to 24, and Jan. 30 to Feb. 3, 1923. ©Mar. 30, 1923.

Speed The Swede (lead role)
Apr. 22, 1923 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. C-73 - Paul Parrott series

Filmed Oct. 30 to Nov. 3, 1922, with added scenes Nov. 23, 1922, and retakes Nov. 25, 1922, and Feb. 7 to 10, 1923. ©Apr. 27, 1923. Parrott injured his ankle on Oct. 28th, which delayed the start of shooting.

Sunny Spain (lead role/scenario)
May 6, 1923 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. C-87 - Paul Parrott series

Filmed Feb. 12 to 18, 1923. ©Apr. 27, 1923.

For Art's Sake (lead role)
May 27, 1923 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. D-1 - Paul Parrott series

This was probably originally prod. C-90, which was filmed Feb. 20 to 26, 1923. ©May 12, 1923.

Fresh Eggs (lead role)
June 24, 1923 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. D-4 - Paul Parrott series

Premiered June 5, 1923. This was probably originally prod. C-93, which was filmed Feb. 27 to Mar. 6, and Mar. 23, 1923. ©May 12, 1923.

The Uncovered Wagon aka Uncovered Wagons (lead role)
July 8, 1923 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. D-16 - Paul Parrott series

This was probably originally prod. C-107, which was filmed May 7 to 15, 1923. ©June 9, 1923. Reissued Apr. 25, 1926.

For Guests Only aka Guest Only (lead role)
July 22, 1923 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. D-11 - Paul Parrott series

This was probably originally prod. C-101, which was filmed Apr. 5 to 11, 1923. ©June 7, 1923.

Jack Frost (supporting role)
July 22, 1923 - Roach/Pathé - 2 reels - prod. B-15 - Snub Pollard series

Filmed Nov. 29 to Dec. 4, Dec. 22, Dec. 26 to 30, 1922, Jan. 2 to 6, Feb. 6, and Feb. 12 to 13, 1923. ©June 6, 1923.

Post No Bills (lead role)
Aug. 5, 1923 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. D-10 - Paul Parrott series

This was probably originally prod. C-100, which was filmed Mar. 19 to Apr. 4, 1923. ©June 7, 1923. Parrott was ill on Mar. 24th.

Live Wires (lead role)
Aug. 26, 1923 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. D-8 - Paul Parrott series

This was probably originally prod. C-98, which was filmed Mar. 12 to 17, 1923. ©Aug. 2, 1923.

Take The Air (lead role/scenario)
Sep. 9, 1923 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. D-13 - Paul Parrott series

This was probably originally prod. C-103, which was filmed Apr. 20 to 28, 1923, with added scenes May 2, 1923. ©Aug. 11, 1923. Reissued June 20, 1926.

Finger Prints (lead role)
Sep. 23, 1923 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. D-6 - Paul Parrott series

This was probably originally prod. C-96, which was filmed Mar. 6 to 10, 1923, with retakes June 6 to 7, and June 14, 1923. ©Aug. 11, 1923.

No Pets (lead role)
Oct. 7, 1923 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. D-18 - Paul Parrott series

This was probably originally prod. C-109, which was filmed May 23 to 29, 1923. ©Aug. 11, 1923.

Winner Take All (lead role)
Oct. 21, 1923 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. C-42 - Paul Parrott series

Filmed Mar. 15 to 24, 1922, with retakes Mar. 10, and June 12, 1923. ©Nov. 23, 1923.

Dear Old Pal (supporting role)
Nov. 11, 1923 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. D-24 - Snub Pollard series

Also credited as a Paul Parrott film. This is apparently the film that originally carried the production number C-118, which was filmed July 28 to Aug. 13, 1923, or perhaps Aug. 2 to 25, 1923. ©Nov. 9, 1923.

Join The Circus (lead role)
Dec. 2, 1923 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. D-21 - Paul Parrott series

This was probably originally prod. C-114, which was filmed July 12 to 20, 1923. ©Nov. 23, 1923. Also listed as a Snub Pollard film.


1924

The listing of Parrott as the director of the Will Rogers short "Jus' Passin' Through" in the Reeves filmography is more likely to have been brother Charles. Included for this year are film titles found in the Reeves filmography that were released by Fox. Two of these are identified as previously unreleased films from 1919 to 1921 featuring Sid Smith. Possibly, the remaining titles are also leftover from that era, but it seems more than coincidental that all of these Fox films were being released during a lull in Parrott's Roach activities. It may be that he was absent from the Roach studio during 1924 and perhaps early 1925.

At First Sight (uncredited co-director)
Jan. 6, 1924 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. D-28 - Charley Chase series

This appears to be originally prod. C-122, which was filmed Aug. 15 to 23, 1923, with retakes Oct. 10, 1923. ©Dec. 14, 1923. Previewed Dec. 1923. Parrott directed the retakes.
Just A Minute (co-director)
Feb. 3, 1924 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. D-39 - Charley Chase series

This appears to be originally prod. C-130, which was filmed Oct. 5 to 9, 1923. ©Jan. 9, 1924. Also listed as prod. CC-130. Parrott took over direction after the first day of filming.

Powder And Smoke (director)
Feb. 10, 1924 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. D-36 - Charley Chase series

This appears to be originally prod. C-133, which was filmed Oct. 15 to 17, 1923. ©Jan. 9, 1924.

A Perfect Lady (director)
Feb. 24, 1924 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. D-35 - Charley Chase series

Filmed Oct. 24 to 26, 1923, with retakes Dec. 13 to 15, 1923. ©Feb. 20, 1924. It's possible that this was originally production C-129.

Hard Knocks (director)
Mar. 2, 1924 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. D-42 - Charley Chase series

Rob Stone's list states that this was filmed Oct. 29 to 31, and Nov. 5 to 9, 1923 and was originally prod. C-136. Anthony & Edmonds state that it was filmed Sep. 28 to Oct. 3, 1923, which would have originally made it prod. C-129 (or CC-129). ©Mar. 20, 1924. Credited as James G. Parrott.

Love's Detour (director)
Mar. 16, 1924 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. D-40 - Charley Chase series

Also listed for Mar. 9, 1924. Rob Stone's list states this it was filmed Oct. 24 to 26, 1923, with retakes Dec. 13 to 15, 1923 and was originally prod. C-134. Anthony & Edmonds states that it was filmed Oct. 27 to Nov. 9, 1923, with retakes Dec. 13 to 14, 1923. ©Jan. 26, 1924.

Don't Forget (director)
Mar. 23, 1924 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. D-44 - Charley Chase series

Filmed Nov. 20 to 22, 1923. ©Mar. 20, 1924. May have originated as prod. C-138.

The Fraidy Cat (director)
Mar. 30, 1924 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. D-45 - Charley Chase series

Premiered Mar. 10, 1924. Filmed Dec. 4 to 9, 1923. ©Mar. 20, 1924.

Get Busy (small role)
Apr. 27, 1924 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. D-26 - Snub Pollard series

Credited as Paul Parrott. This was probably originally prod. C-120, which was filmed July 30 to Aug. 7, 1923, with retakes Aug. 22 to 23, and Sep. 18, 1923. ©Apr. 18, 1924.

Publicity Pays (writer/uncredited co-director)
May 4, 1924 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. D-47 - Charley Chase series

Filmed Dec. 18 to 26, 1923, with retakes Feb. 29, 1924. ©Apr. 18, 1924. Parrott worked on preproduction from Dec. 12 to 17, before Leo McCarey took over the film.

Pain As You Enter (supporting role)
July 20, 1924 - Fox - 2 reels - Sunshine Comedies

©June 20, 1924.

Sweet Papa (supporting role)
Aug. 17, 1924 - Fox - 2 reels - Imperial Comedies with Sid Smith

©Aug. 18, 1924.

A Deep Sea Panic (supporting role)
Sep. 28, 1924 - Fox - 2 reels - Imperial Comedies

©Sep. 9, 1924.

Sittin' Pretty (supporting role: madman)
Sep. 28, 1924 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. D-70 - Charley Chase series

Filmed July 9 to 12, 1924. ©Oct. 2, 1924.

Her Ball And Chain (supporting role)
Oct. 26, 1924 - Fox - 2 reels - Imperial Comedies

©Oct. 26, 1924.

The Masked Marvel (supporting role)
Nov. 16, 1924 - Fox - 2 reels - Sunshine Comedies

©Nov. 8, 1924.

Hearts And Posies (supporting role)
1924 - Fox - 2 reels - Imperial Comedies with Sid Smith

This was a belated release from the Smith series for Reelcraft.

The Fall Guy (supporting role)
1924 - Fox - 2 reels - Imperial Comedies with Sid Smith

This was a belated release from the Smith series for Reelcraft.


1925

Starting in November, Roach began to release Paul Parrott shorts that had previously been deemed unfit for release. This was meant to cash in on the success of Charley Chase, and many Paul Parrott films were later re-released as Chase shorts.

Chasing The Chaser (co-writer)
July 5, 1925 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. D-88 - James Finlayson series

Filmed May 11 to 14, 1925. ©July 6, 1925.

Unfriendly Enemies (co-writer)
Sep. 13, 1925 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. D-89 - James Finlayson series

Filmed May 19 to 23, 1925. ©Aug. 28, 1925.

The Caretaker's Daughter (small role)
Oct. 11, 1925 - Roach/Pathé - 2 reels - prod. B-1 - Charley Chase series

Filmed July 6 to 14, 1925. ©Aug. 20, 1925.

Should Sailors Marry? (co-director)
Nov. 8, 1925 - Roach/Pathé - 2 reels - prod. C-2 - Clyde Cook series

Filmed Apr. 27 to May 8, 1925, with retakes June 2 to 8, 1925. Rob Stone's list also states that retakes started on June 6, but his Laurel Or Hardy book says the 2nd. Copyrighted Dec. 30, 1925. ©Dec. 30, 1925. Parrott directed the retakes, but received sole credit.

Are Parents Pickles? (lead role)
Nov. 8, 1925 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. C-41 - Paul Parrott series

Filmed Mar. 1 to 14, 1922. ©Nov. 6, 1925.

Whistling Lions (lead role)
Nov. 22, 1925 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. C-61 - Paul Parrott series

Filmed July 25 to Aug. 1, 1922, with retakes Aug. 24 and 25, 1922. ©Mar. 15, 1926.

Laughing Ladies (co-writer)
Nov. 29, 1925 - Roach/Pathé - 2 reels - prod. S-5 - All Star series

According to Rob Stone's list, this was filmed July 21 to Aug. 4, 1925, and miniatures on Aug. 12 and 15, 1925. According to his book, Laurel Or Hardy, it was filmed June 21 to 31, Aug. 1 to 4, and Aug. 13 and 15, 1925. ©Nov. 6, 1925. Featuring Lucien Littlefield, Katherine Grant and Gertrude Astor.


1926

In September, Parrott was back directing the Charley Chase series after Leo McCarey had been promoted to director-general of the studio.

Between Meals (lead role)
Jan. 10, 1926 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. C-30 - Paul Parrott series

Also listed as Jan. 3, 1926. Filmed Aug. 29 to Sep. 3, 1921. ©Dec. 16, 1922.

Don't Butt In (lead role)
Jan. 17, 1926 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. C-31 - Paul Parrott series

Filmed Sep. 7 to 18, 1921. Previewed Nov. 1921 under the title The Roustabout, but listed as a Snub Pollard film. ©Dec. 16, 1922, under preview title.

Soft Pedal (lead role)
Jan. 31, 1926 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. C-33 - Paul Parrott series

Also listed as Jan. 30, 1926. Filmed Sep. 23 to Oct. 8, 1921. ©Dec. 16, 1922, under the title Leave It To Me.

Your Husband's Past (co-writer)
Feb. 7, 1926 - Roach/Pathé - 2 reels - prod. S-6 - All Star series

Filmed Oct. 5 to 17, 1925. ©Feb. 6, 1926.

Pay The Cashier (lead role)
Feb. 14, 1926 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. C-35 - Paul Parrott series

Filmed Oct. 19 to 25, 1921. Previewed Nov. 1921. ©Dec. 16, 1922.

Wandering Papas (co-writer)
Feb. 21, 1926 - Roach/Pathé - 2 reels - prod. C-4 - Clyde Cook series

Also listed as Dec. 13, 1925. Filmed July 13 to Aug. 1, 1925, with retakes Sep. 5, 1925, and miniatures on various dates between July 17 and Aug. 14, 1925. In his book, Rob Stone revises the final date to Aug. 15th. ©Feb. 6, 1926. Title of UK abridged version: Enough To Do.

The Only Son (lead role)
Feb. 28, 1926 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. C-37 - Paul Parrott series

Filmed Nov. 4 to 12, 1921, with retakes Nov. 19, 1921. ©Dec. 16, 1922.

Hired And Fired (lead role)
Mar. 14, 1926 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. C-38 - Paul Parrott series

Premiered Mar. 2, 1926. Filmed Nov. 12 to 25, 1921, and Aug. 26 and 28, 1922. ©Dec. 16, 1922.

The Old War Horse (supporting role)
Apr. 11, 1926 - Roach/Pathé - 1 reel - prod. D-27 - Snub Pollard series

This was probably originally prod. C-121, which was filmed Aug. 8 to 14, 1923. ©Mar. 6, 1926.

Say It With Babies (co-writer)
May 16, 1926 - Roach/Pathé - 2 reels - prod. H-6 - Glenn Tryon series

Filmed Jan. 21 to Feb. 16, 1926, with retakes Feb. 21 and Mar. 22, 1926. ©May 17, 1926.

He Forgot To Remember (uncredited co-director)
June 6, 1926 - Roach/Pathé - 2 reels - prod. C-1 - Clyde Cook series

Filmed Mar. 27 to Apr. 19, 1925, with retakes May 25 to 29, 1925, and Jan. 28 to 29, 1926. ©May 26, 1926. Parrott directed from May 25th to 28th.

The Cow's Kimono (co-director)
June 20, 1926 - Roach/Pathé - 2 reels - prod. H-7 - Glenn Tryon series

Filmed Mar. 2 to 19, 1926, with added scenes Apr. 5 and 18, 1926. ©July 26, 1926. Parrott directed the added scenes.

Never Too Old (co-writer)
June 27, 1926 - Roach/Pathé - 2 reels - prod. S-9 - All Star series with Claude Gillingwater.

Filmed Jan. 11 to 27, 1926. ©Apr. 28, 1926.

Along Came Auntie (uncredited co-director/co-writer)
July 25, 1926 - Roach/Pathé - 2 reels - prod. H-8 - Glenn Tryon series

Filmed Apr. 9 to 24, 1926. ©July 26, 1926. Parrott directed the second unit on Apr. 14th.

Should Husbands Pay? (co-writer)
Sep. 5, 1926 - Roach/Pathé - 2 reels - prod. C-10 - All Star series

Filmed Apr. 19 to May 5, 1926. ©July 26, 1926.

Wise Guys Prefer Brunettes (co-writer)
Oct. 3, 1926 - Roach/Pathé - 2 reels - prod. S-12 - All Star series

Filmed May 14 to June 2, 1926, with added scenes June 7, 1926. ©Sep. 17, 1926.

Get 'Em Young (co-writer)
Oct. 31, 1926 - Roach/Pathé - 2 reels - prod. S-13 - All Star series with Harry Myers

Filmed June 19 to July 2, and Aug. 5, 1926. ©Oct. 26, 1926.

On The Front Page (co-director/co-writer)
Nov. 28, 1926 - Roach/Pathé - 2 reels - prod. S-15 - All Star series with Lillian Rich

Filmed Aug. 23 to Sep. 4, 1926. ©Oct. 26 and Nov. 11, 1926. Also featuring Tyler Brooke. Parrott took over either on Aug. 27th or 30th and received sole credit.

There Ain't No Santa Claus (director)
Dec. 12, 1926 - Roach/Pathé - 2 reels - prod. B-15 - Charley Chase series

Also listed for Jan. 9, 1927. Filmed Sep. 27 to Oct. 7, 1926. ©Dec. 31, 1926.


1927

Parrott's tenure as the director of the Chase series ended in early December.

Many Scrappy Returns (director)
Jan. 9, 1927 - Roach/Pathé - 2 reels - prod. B-14 - Charley Chase series

Also listed for Dec. 12, 1926. Filmed Sep. 7 to 14, 1926. ©Nov. 11, 1926.

Are Brunettes Safe? (director)
Feb. 6, 1927 - Roach/Pathé - 2 reels - prod. B-16 - Charley Chase series

Filmed Oct. 25 to Nov. 4, 1926. ©Jan. 14, 1927.

A One Mama Man (director)
Mar. 6, 1927 - Roach/Pathé - 2 reels - prod. B-17 - Charley Chase series

Filmed Nov. 26, Nov. 30 to Dec. 6, and Dec. 29, 1926. ©Feb. 14, 1927.

Forgotten Sweeties (director)
Apr. 3, 1927 - Roach/Pathé - 2 reels - prod. B-18 - Charley Chase series

Also listed for Apr. 10, 1927. Filmed Dec. 20 to 29, 1926. ©Apr. 11, 1927.

Bigger And Better Blondes (director)
May 15, 1927 - Roach/Pathé - 2 reels - prod. B-19 - Charley Chase series

Filmed Jan. 17 to 25, 1927. ©Apr. 11, 1927.

Fluttering Hearts (director)
June 19, 1927 - Roach/Pathé - 2 reels - prod. B-20 - Charley Chase series

Filmed Feb. 14 to Mar. 1, 1927, with retakes Mar. 21, 1927. ©May 18, 1927.

What Women Did For Me (director)
Aug. 14, 1927 - Roach/Pathé - 2 reels - prod. B-21 - Charley Chase series

Filmed Mar. 14 to 29, 1927. ©May 18, 1927.

The Sting Of Stings (director)
Sep. 3, 1927 - Roach/MGM - 2 reels - prod. C-2 - Charley Chase series

Filmed June 3 to 13, 1927. ©Sep. 14, 1927. UK title: A Treat For The Boys.

The Lighter That Failed (director)
Oct. 1, 1927 - Roach/MGM - 2 reels - prod. C-1 - Charley Chase series

Filmed June 17 to 24, 1927. ©Oct. 12, 1927.

The Second Hundred Years (possible director)
Oct. 8, 1927 - Roach/MGM - 2 reels - prod. S-2 - All Star series with Laurel & Hardy

Filmed June 11 to 18, 1927. ©Sep. 21, 1927. Includes tinted sequences. Publicity material sometimes lists Parrott as the director in place of Fred Guiol.

Now I'll Tell One (director)
Oct. 9, 1927 - Roach/Pathé - 2 reels - prod. B-22 - Charley Chase series

Also listed for Oct. 5 and Oct. 29, 1927. According to Rob Stone, this was filmed Apr. 13 to 22, 1927. Randy Skretvedt states that filming took place from Apr. 20 to 25, 1927. ©July 8, 1927.

The Way Of All Pants (director)
Oct. 29, 1927 - Roach/MGM - 2 reels - prod. C-3 - Charley Chase series

Filmed Aug. 12 to 22, 1927. ©Oct. 17, 1927. UK title: The Way Of All Dress.

Us (director)
Nov. 26, 1927 - Roach/MGM - 2 reels - prod. C-4 - Charley Chase series

Filmed Sep. 6 to 21, 1927. ©Nov. 22, 1927.

Assistant Wives (director)
Dec. 4, 1927 - Roach/Pathé - 2 reels - prod. B-23 - Charley Chase series

Also listed as Dec. 12, 1927. Filmed May 4 to 17, 1927. ©Sep. 2, 1927.

Never The Dames Shall Meet (director)
Dec. 24, 1927 - Roach/MGM - 2 reels - prod. C-5 - Charley Chase series

Filmed Oct. 5 to 13, 1927. ©Dec. 24, 1927.


1928

After briefly working in the Max Davidson series, Parrott became the director of the Laurel & Hardy series in February. This lasted until the end of July. After this, he moved from one unit to another until October, when he seems to have left Roach. At this point, he became a director for the Fox Movietone shorts.

All For Nothing (director)
Jan. 21, 1928 - Roach/MGM - 2 reels - prod. C-6 - Charley Chase series

Also listed for Feb. 18, 1928. Filmed Oct. 27 to Nov. 4, 1927. ©Jan. 21, 1928.

Galloping Ghosts (director/co-writer)
Mar. 11, 1928 - Roach/Pathé - 2 reels - prod. C-9 - All Star series

Filmed June 1 to 14, 1926. ©July 22, 1927. Also listed as both a 1926 and a 1927 film, and as a Clyde Cook film, even though he wasn't in it. Two other films were also temporarily given the C-9 production number, one of which was a Cook film, but were reassigned as S-10 and S-11.

Blow By Blow (uncredited director)
Mar. 31, 1928 - Roach/MGM - 2 reels - prod. D-9 - Max Davidson series

Also listed for Mar. 21, 1928. Filmed Jan. 9 to 17, 1928. ©Mar. 31, 1928. Leo McCarey took sole credit for directing this short, even though he's not credited in the datebooks. Parrott is credited in the copyright deposit.

Their Purple Moment (director)
May 19, 1928 - Roach/MGM - 2 reels - prod. S-10 - All Star series with Laurel & Hardy

Filmed Feb. 15 to 24, 1928, with retakes Mar. 7, 1928. ©May 19, 1928.

Should Married Men Go Home? (director/co-writer)
Sep. 8, 1928 - Roach/MGM - 2 reels - prod. L-11 - Laurel & Hardy series

According to Randy Skretvedt, this was filmed Mar. 12 to 21, 1928, with added scenes Mar. 23 and May 11, inserts on May 2, and retakes May 12, 1928. The dates for the initial filming match Rob Stone's information for "That Night." ©Sep. 8, 1928.

That Night (uncredited director)
Sep. 15, 1928 - Roach/MGM - 2 reels - prod. S-11 - All Star series with Max Davidson

Rob Stone's list includes this film twice. As a Davidson film, it's listed as prod. D-11, which was filmed Feb. 7 to 14, 1928. As part of the All Star series, it's listed as prod. S-11, which was filmed Mar. 12 to 21, 1928. ©Sep. 15, 1928. Includes tinted sequences. Leo McCarey and Arch Heath were credited with directing this film, but the datebooks reveal that Parrott was the director.

Two Tars (director)
Nov. 3, 1928 - Roach/MGM - 2 reels - prod. L-13 - Laurel & Hardy series

Filmed June 22 to July 3, 1928. ©Nov. 3, 1928.

The Booster (uncredited co-director)
Nov. 24, 1928 - Roach/MGM - 2 reels - prod. C-14 - Charley Chase series

Filmed July 9 to 14, 1928, with retakes Sep. 18, 1928. ©Nov. 24, 1928. Released with a synchronized soundtrack. Parrott directed the retakes.

Habeas Corpus (director)
Dec. 1, 1928 - Roach/MGM - 2 reels - prod. L-14 - Laurel & Hardy series

Filmed July 16 to 21, and July 30 to 31, 1928. ©June 27, 1929. Released with a synchronized soundtrack.

Chasing Husbands (director)
Dec. 22, 1928 - Roach/MGM - 2 reels - prod. C-16 - Charley Chase series

Filmed Sep. 4 to 14, 1928. ©Dec. 6, 1928. Also featuring Jean Harlow.


1929

By June, Parrott was back with the Roach studio, directing Laurel & Hardy again. With the advent of sound, Charley Chase began using songs in his films. Occasionally contributing to the lyrics, but always uncredited, was James Parrott.

Going Ga Ga (uncredited co-director)
Jan. 5, 1929 - Roach/MGM - silent - 2 reels - prod. S-15 - All Star series

Filmed Aug. 8 to 21, 1928, with retakes Oct. 1 to 4, 1928. ©Dec. 27, 1928. Featuring Edgar Kennedy, Max Davidson and Marion Byron. Parrott directed all but the retakes, which were directed by James W. Horne. Credit went to Horne and Gil Pratt.

Ruby Lips (director)
Jan. 19, 1929 - Roach/MGM - silent - 2 reels - prod. C-17 - Charley Chase series

Filmed Oct. 5 to 12, 1928. ©Dec. 27, 1928. Released with a synchronized soundtrack. Listed by at least one source as Ruby Love.

Lesson No. 1 (director)
Feb. 12, 1929 - Fox - talkie - 2 reels - Robert Benchley series

©Feb. 4, 1929.

Furnace Trouble (director)
Feb. 1929 - Fox - talkie - 2 reels - Robert Benchley series

©Feb. 4, 1929.

Happy Birthday (director)
Feb. 19, 1929 - Fox - talkie - 3 reels - Franklin Pangborn series

©Feb. 19, 1929. Also listed as a two-reeler.

Stewed, Fried And Boiled (director)
Mar. 1929 - Fox - talkie - 2 reels - Robert Benchley series

©Mar. 27, 1929.

Movie Night (uncredited co-direcror)
May 11, 1929 - Roach/MGM - silent - 2 reels - prod. C-7 - Charley Chase series

Filmed Nov. 21 to Dec. 2, 1927, with retakes Dec. 18 to 22, 1928. ©Apr. 1, 1929. Released with a synchronized soundtrack. Parrott directed all but the retakes.

Perfect Day (director)
Aug. 10, 1929 - Roach/MGM - talkie - 2 reels - prod. L-26 - Laurel & Hardy series

Filmed June 3 to 8, 1929. ©Aug. 12, 1929.

They Go Boom (director)
Sep. 21, 1929 - Roach/MGM - talkie - 2 reels - prod. L-27 - Laurel & Hardy series

Filmed June 26 to 27, July 1, and July 5 to 11, 1929. ©Aug. 26, 1929.

The Hoose-Gow (director)
Nov. 16, 1929 - Roach/MGM - talkie - 2 reels - prod. L-28 - Laurel & Hardy series

Filmed Aug. 30 to Sep. 10, 1929. ©Nov. 11, 1929.


1930

By the end of the year, Parrott had switched over to the Charley Chase series again.

Night Owls (director)
Jan. 4, 1930 - Roach/MGM - 2 reels - prod. L-29 - Laurel & Hardy series

Filmed Oct. 30 to Nov. 12, 1929. ©Jan. 6, 1930. Also filmed in Spanish as Ladrones, and possibly German. The Italian version, entitled Ladroni, was probably dubbed.

Blotto (director)
Feb. 8, 1930 - Roach/MGM - 3 reels - prod. L-30 - Laurel & Hardy series

Filmed Dec. 11 to 21, 1929. ©Feb. 13, 1930. Also filmed as Spanish 5 reeler entitled La vida nocturna and in French as Une nuit extravagante. Foreign versions filmed Dec. 26, 1929, to Jan. 2, 1930, and Jan. 17, 1930. Randy Skretvedt provides a variation of this, stating that the domestic resumed filming from Dec. 26 to 31, 1929, with the foreign versions being filmed from Jan. 2 to 17, 1930. The English language version was re-released as a two-reeler in 1937 with new background music.

Brats (director)
Mar. 22, 1930 - Roach/MGM - 2 reels - prod. L-31 - Laurel & Hardy series

Filmed Jan. 21 to Feb. 7, 1930. ©Mar. 31, 1930. Also filmed in German as Gluckliche kindheit, and in French as Les Bons Petits Diables, and possibly in Spanish. Also released as a silent film.

Below Zero (director)
Apr. 26, 1930 - Roach/MGM - 2 reels - prod. L-32 - Laurel & Hardy series

Filmed Feb. 17 to 28, 1930. ©Apr. 14, 1930. Also filmed in Spanish as Tiembla y titubea and possibly in German.

Hog Wild (director)
May 31, 1930 - Roach/MGM - 2 reels - prod. L-33 - Laurel & Hardy series

Filmed Apr. 4 to 21, 1930. ©Dec. 3, 1930. UK title: Aerial Antics. Also filmed in Spanish as Radio mania and in French as Pele Mele.

The King (supporting role)
June 14, 1930 - Roach/MGM - 2 reels - prod. S-31 - All Star series with Harry Langdon

Filmed Feb. 7 to 22, 1930. ©Apr. 21, 1930. Also filmed in German as Der Konig.

The Laurel-Hardy Murder Case (co-director)
Sep. 6, 1930 - Roach/MGM - 3 reels - prod. L-34-E - Laurel & Hardy series

Filmed May 5 to 20, 1930. Randy Skretvedt extends this to the 21st. ©July 16, 1930. Also released as Spanish version entitled Noche de duendes, which incorporated dubbed original footage with newly-filmed Spanish footage of "Berth Marks." This longer version, prod. L-34-C, was also made in German as Der Spuk Um Mitternacht (released May 5, 1931), and in French as Feu Mon Oncle. Foreign footage was filmed May 6 to 28, 1930, with dubbing added July 24 to 30, 1930. Skretvedt states the foreign filming didn't begin until May 22nd. Parrott directed the English version on his own, but co-directed the foreign footage with Lloyd French starting May 22nd.

Another Fine Mess (director)
Nov. 29, 1930 - Roach/MGM - 3 reels - prod. L-36 - Laurel & Hardy series

Filmed Sep. 22 to Oct. 6, and Oct. 27 to Nov. 4, 1930. Randy Skretvedt adjusts this last part as added scenes on Oct. 27 and 28, and Nov. 4, 1930. ©Dec. 8, 1930.


1931

Parrott returned to directing Laurel & Hardy in October.

Be Big! (director)
Feb. 7, 1931 - Roach/MGM - 3 reels - prod. L-37 - Laurel & Hardy series

Filmed Dec. 8 to 13, 1930. Randy Skretvedt extends this to the 15th. ©Feb. 9, 1931, as The Chiselers. Also filmed in Spanish as Los Calaveras and in French as Les Carrotiers, where it was combined with "Laughing Gravy." May have also been filmed in German. The foreign versions were prod. L-37-S-F, and filmed Dec. 15 to 22, 1930. Promotional materials credited James W. Horne instead of Parrott.

The Pip From Pittsburgh (director)
Mar. 21, 1931 - Roach/MGM - 2 reels - prod. C-37-E - Charley Chase series

Filmed Nov. 20 to 28, 1930. ©Feb. 2, 1931. Also filmed in Spanish Dec. 2 to 6, 1930, as La Senorita de Chicago, which was prod. C-37-S. This version was three reels in length, and released in San José, Costa Rica, on Mar. 22, 1931, and in Barcelona, Spain, on Apr. 27, 1931. Parrott also directed the Spanish version.

Rough Seas (director)
Apr. 25, 1931 - Roach/MGM - 3 reels - prod. C-38-E - Charley Chase series

Filmed Jan. 9 to 24, 1931. ©Mar. 19, 1931. A four reel Spanish version entitled Monerias was filmed Jan. 26 to 30, 1931. This verion was prod. C-38-S, and was released in Mexico on Apr. 8, 1931, and in Barcelona, Spain, on Sep. 30, 1931. Parrott also directed the Spanish version.

One Of The Smiths (director)
May 23, 1931 - Roach/MGM - 3 reels - prod. C-39 - Charley Chase series

Also listed as a two reeler. Filmed Feb. 18 to Mar. 2, 1931. ©Apr. 20, 1931.

Pardon Us (co-director/extra role: marching prisoner)
Aug. 15, 1931 - Roach/MGM - 6 reels - prod. F-1 - Laurel & Hardy feature

Filmed June 24 to July 22, 1930, with added scenes Aug. 6 to 11, and Aug. 14, 1930, and retakes Sep. 2 to 3, 5 to 6, and 8, 1930. Randy Skretvedt adds Sep. 2, with added scenes shot Oct. 7 to 14, Oct. 16, Oct. 30 to Nov. 1, Nov. 7 to 9, and Nov. 17. Originally prod. L-35. ©Sep. 10, 1931. UK title: Jailbirds. Also filmed in Spanish as De bote en bote (also known as Los Presidiarios), in French as Sous les verrous, in Italian as Muraglie and in German as Hinter Schloss und Riegel. The foreign versions were prod. L-35-S-I-G, and filmed Aug. 13 to Sep. 12, 1930. Parrott directed all but the last day of shooting and received sole credit. He's also credited with directing the foreign versions.

The Panic Is On! (director)
Aug. 15, 1931 - Roach/MGM - 2 reels - prod. C-1 - Charley Chase series

Filmed May 11 to 15, 1931, with retakes May 28, 1931. ©July 27, 1931. Also released with Spanish subtitles as Tiempos de crises.

Skip The Maloo! (director)
Sep. 26, 1931 - Roach/MGM - 2 reels - prod. C-2 - Charley Chase series

Filmed June 22 to July 1, 1931. ©Sep. 25, 1931. Also released with Spanish subtitles as Esquiva el balon.

What A Bozo! (director)
Nov. 7, 1931 - Roach/MGM - 2 reels - prod. C-3 - Charley Chase series

Filmed Aug. 3 to 10, 1931. ©Oct. 23, 1931. Also released with Spanish subtitles as El director de orquesta.


1932

Parrott went back to directing Charley Chase in June, but once again left the Roach studio for health reasons around August, not returning until December. After that, he would mostly serve as a gag writer, but would also occasionally direct.

Helpmates (director)
Jan. 23, 1932 - Roach/MGM - 2 reels - prod. L-5 - Laurel & Hardy series

Filmed Oct. 19 to 26, 1931. ©Dec. 21, 1931. Also released with Spanish subtitles as Heroes de Trachuela, in which it was combined with "Beau Hunks."

Any Old Port! (uncredited co-director)
Mar. 5, 1932 - Roach/MGM - 2 reels - prod. L-4 - Laurel & Hardy series

Filmed Sep. 14 to 23, with retakes Nov. 9 to 11, 1931. ©Feb. 4, 1932. Parrott directed the retakes

The Music Box (director)
Apr. 16, 1932 - Roach/MGM - 3 reels - prod. L-6 - Laurel & Hardy series

Filmed Dec. 7 to 17, 1931. ©Mar. 14, 1932. Oscar winner for Best Comedy Short Subject. Added to the National Film Registry on Nov. 18, 1997.

The Chimp (director)
May 21, 1932 - Roach/MGM - 3 reels - prod. L-7 - Laurel & Hardy series

Filmed Jan. 18 to 26, 1932. ©May 26, 1932.

County Hospital (director)
June 25, 1932 - Roach/MGM - 2 reels - prod. L-8 - Laurel & Hardy series

Filmed Feb. 15 to 25, 1932. ©May 31, 1932.

Young Ironsides (director)
Sep. 3, 1932 - Roach/MGM - 2 reels - prod. C-9 - Charley Chase series

Filmed June 15 to 22, 1932. ©Sep. 22, 1932.

Girl Grief (director)
Oct. 8, 1932 - Roach/MGM - 2 reels - prod. C-10 - Charley Chase series

Filmed June 23 to 29, 1932. ©Sep. 26, 1932.

Now We'll Tell One (director)
Nov. 19, 1932 - Roach/MGM - 2 reels - prod. C-11 - Charley Chase series

Filmed July 11 to 16, 1932. ©Jan. 18, 1933.

Mr. Bride (director)
Dec. 24, 1932 - Roach/MGM - 2 reels - prod. C-12 - Charley Chase series

Filmed July 25 to 29, 1932. ©Nov. 22, 1932.


1933

For a brief period, Parrott found himself directing All Star and Musical shorts for Roach.

Twice Two (director)
Feb. 25, 1933 - Roach/MGM - 2 reels - prod. L-12 - Laurel & Hardy series

Filmed Dec. 8 to 15, 1932. Randy Skretvedt indicates that filming didn't begin until the 9th. ©Feb. 20, 1933.

Duck Soup (uncredited gag writer)
Nov. 17, 1933 - Paramount - 7 reels - Marx Brothers feature

©Nov. 17, 1933. Added to the National Film Registry on Oct. 19, 1990.

Twin Screws (director)
Dec. 30, 1933 - Roach/MGM - 2 reels - prod. B-3 - All Star series

Also listed for Dec. 23, 1933, and Dec. 27, 1933. ©Dec. 27, 1933.


1934

It was during this year that Parrott's only verified Our Gang involvement occurred, when he directed "Washee Ironee." Towards the end of the year, Parrott spent a brief period as the regular director for the Thelma Todd & Patsy Kelly series. On April 5th, "I Wake Up With A Song" was copyrighted. This song's lyrics were co-written by Parrott with Marvin Hatley.

Mixed Nuts (director)
Feb. 17, 1934 - Roach/MGM - 2 reels - prod. B-4 - All Star series

©Feb. 6, 1934. Also listed as part of the Musical series.

Four Parts (double for Charley Chase)
Mar. 17, 1934 - Roach/MGM - 2 reels - prod. C-21 - Charley Chase series

©Feb. 21, 1934.

A Duke For A Day (director)
May 12, 1934 - Roach/MGM - 2 reels - prod. M-6 - Musical series

©May 1, 1934.

Benny From Panama (director)
May 26, 1934 - Roach/MGM - 2 reels - prod. M-7 - Musical series

Also listed for May 28, 1934. ©May 15, 1934.

Opened By Mistake (director)
Oct. 6, 1934 - Roach/MGM - 2 reels - prod. A-27 - Thelma Todd & Patsy Kelly series

©Oct. 16, 1934.

131. Washee Ironee (director/extra role: man walking by laundry)
©Nov. 13, 1934 - Roach/MGM - 2 reels - prod. G-24 - Our Gang series

Also listed for Sep. 29, 1934.


1935

Parrott left the Roach studio in October.

Treasure Blues (director)
Jan. 26, 1935 - Roach/MGM - 2 reels - prod. A-29 - Thelma Todd & Patsy Kelly series

©Feb. 5, 1935.

Sing, Sister, Sing (director)
Mar. 2, 1935 - Roach/MGM - 2 reels - prod. A-32 - Thelma Todd & Patsy Kelly series

©Feb. 26, 1935.

The Tin Man (director)
Mar. 30, 1935 - Roach/MGM - 2 reels - prod. A-30 - Thelma Todd & Patsy Kelly series

©Mar. 5, 1935.

The Misses Stooge (director)
Apr. 20, 1935 - Roach/MGM - 2 reels - prod. A-31 - Thelma Todd & Patsy Kelly series

©Mar. 21, 1935.

Do Your Stuff (director)
June 15, 1935 - Columbia - short - The Radio Rogues series

©June 10, 1935.

Curly Top (uncredited additional dialogue writer)
Aug. 2, 1935 - Fox - 8 reels - Shirley Temple feature

©July 26, 1935.

Manhattan Monkey Business (writer)
Nov. 9, 1935 - Roach/MGM - 2 reels - prod. C-34 - Charley Chase series

©Oct. 16, 1935.


1936

Parrott returned to Roach during the summer.

The Bohemian Girl (co-writer)
Feb. 14, 1936 - Roach/MGM - 7 reels - prod. F-8 - Laurel & Hardy feature

Filmed Oct. 9 to around Nov. 30, 1935, with retakes Dec. 31, 1935, to Jan. 6, 1936. ©Feb. 12, 1936.


1937

Way Out West (co-screenplay)
Apr. 16, 1937 - Roach/MGM - 6 reels - prod. F-14 - Laurel & Hardy feature

Filmed Aug. 27 to early Nov. 1936. ©Apr. 9, 1937. This film was reissued in the early '50s as a two-reeler entitled The Whacky West. Parrott was a gag writer for this film.

All Over Town (gag writer)
Sep. 8, 1937 - Republic - 63 min. - Ole Olsen & Chic Johnson feature

©Sep. 8, 1937. Parrott has been credited with 'comedy construction' for this film. There is also some indication that he may have made a brief cameo.


1938

Swiss Miss (co-screenplay)
May 20, 1938 - Roach/MGM - 7 reels - prod. F-20 - Laurel & Hardy feature

Filmed Dec. 28, 1937 to Feb. 26, 1938, with added scenes Apr. 1, and retakes Apr. 21, 1938. ©May 3, 1938.

Block-Heads (co-original story and screenplay)
Aug. 19, 1938 - Roach/MGM - 5 reels - prod. F-22 - Laurel & Hardy feature

Filmed June 1 to July 1, 1938, with added scenes July 27 and 28, 1938. ©Aug. 17, 1938. This film was reissued in the early '50s as a two-reeler entitled Better Now.


1973

Laurel Und Hardy Auf Der Jagd Nach Dem Mammon (archival)
Mar. 9, 1973 - VEB - 91 min. - Laurel & Hardy compilation feature

Released in East Germany. Consists of "From Soup To Nuts," "Early To Bed," "Habeas Corpus" and "Liberty."


1980

Rascal Dazzle (archival)
1980 - King World/Picture Scores - documentary feature

Footage from "Washee Ironee" is included.


©Jan. 8, 2008, by Robert Demoss.
2008 updates: 1/19, 2/3, 4/27, 5/26, 7/20, 11/9.
2009 updates: 7/26.


Thanks to Joe Moore and 'mrsoandso' for assistance on this page.


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