A Home Spun Hero
An Al Christie production starring Bobby Vernon and featuring Helen Darling, George Ford and Vera Steadman. Bobby Vernon was a talented comic actor during the silent era, who became a writer and comedy supervisor at Paramount for W.C. Fields and Bing Crosby, when the sound era arrived. Vernon was the son of noted actress Dorothy Vernon, and he first appeared onstage when he was only eleven years old. Five years later, he was appearing in Universal's Joker comedies. He began starring in Keystone romantic comedies opposite Gloria Swanson in 1915, and in Al Christie romantic comedies in 1917. Vernon enjoyed popularity until the dawn of the talkies.