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"Above the Limit" is a short film made in November 1900 by F.S. Armitage, and marks the film debut of vaudevillian actor Charley Grapewin, 39 years before his more memorable role as Dorothy's Uncle Henry in the original The Wizard of Oz. Created by the American Mutoscope and Biograph Company along with its sister film, Grapewin's Chimmie Hicks and the Rum Omelet, it was shot in September and October 1900 and released in November of that year for viewing in Mutoscope "Moving Picture Machines" as a tale sharing the pitfalls of gambling.
- also known as Automobile and Jimmy Hicks, Chimmie Hicks at the Races, Jimmie Hicks in Automobile
- country: United States of America
- director: Frederick S. Armitage
- starring: Charley Grapewin as Chimmie Hicks
- cinematography by Frederick S. Armitage
- genre: Comedy
- released in (115 years ago)
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by John Owen Edward Clark
An upper limit on a charge, such as an interest rate (which could then not rise above the limit despite financial trends that are adverse to the lender) 2. An abbreviation of capitalization, as in cap issue. cap-and-collar mortgage A variable -rate ...
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