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|What's the World Coming To?|
|Directed by||Richard Wallace|
|Produced by||Hal Roach|
|Written by||Stan Laurel|
|Distributed by||Pathe Exchange|
What's the World Coming To? is a 1926 American silent film starring Clyde Cook. The working title was Furious Future. A restoration of the film was completed in September 2015 as a collaboration between Carleton University, New York University, and the San Francisco Silent Film Festival.
Set 100 years in the future, women dominate society and men are the "weaker" sex, assuming the stereotypical roles of pampered women. A stay-at-home husband of a well-off successful businesswoman, Billie, is cheating on her. Another dominant woman tries to seduce Cook, but a ruckus breaks out when Billie returns home and finds the two flirting.
- Clyde Cook as Claudia Catwalloper, the Blushing Groom / The Baby
- Katherine Grant as Billie, the Bride
- James Finlayson as The Groom’s Father
- Laura De Cardi as Lieutenant Penelope, the Villain
- Martha Sleeper as The Butler
- Helen Gilmore as A neighbor (uncredited)
- Stan Laurel as Man in window (uncredited)
- "What's the World Coming To". Exhibitors Trade Review. January 9, 1926. p. 18. Retrieved February 21, 2020.
- "What's the World Coming To?". The Film Daily. January 10, 1926. p. 11. Retrieved February 21, 2020.
- "Many Subjects on Pathe List: Alice Day, Clyde Cook Featured in Comedies for Third Laugh Week". Motion Picture News. January 16, 1926. Retrieved February 21, 2020.
- Johnston, Edw. G. (January 23, 1926). "What's the World Coming To?". Motion Picture News. Retrieved February 21, 2020.
- "Eileen Percy, Stuart Holmes to Support Clyde Cook in Pathe Comedy". Exhibitors Trade Review. December 12, 1925. p. 36. Retrieved July 9, 2020.
- "What's the World Coming To?". San Francisco Silent Film Festival. Retrieved July 9, 2020.
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