Thursday 29 July 2021

Ernest Morrison

Born: 20 December 1912, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Died: 24 July 1989, Lynwood, California, USA
Ernest Morrison was a child actor in the silent days of film. He was already an experienced performer by the time he was cast in the first 'Our Gang' films at Hal Roach Studios. In the 1940s Morrison was cast as 'Scruno', one of the 'East Side Kids' in a series of films.

Get Down and Get Under (1920) as Smaal Boy (uncredited)

Number, Please? (1920) as Little Boy with Whisk Broom (uncredited)

Rush Orders (1921) as Narcissus (Credited as Sunshine Sambo)

The Big Show (1923) as Booker T.

Hard to see, but Ernest Morrison is on the left, with Allen 'Farina' Hoskins.

The Champeen! (1923) as Sammy

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