This article is from the alt.movies.silent FAQ, by Rick Levinson Rick.Levinson@sympatico.ca and Emily Way firstname.lastname@example.org with numerous contributions by others.
Snitz Edwards, a small, homely character actor who worked with
everyone from Jack Gilbert to Mary Pickford to Douglas Fairbanks
Sr. to Buster Keaton, is also mentioned a lot, probably because of
the amusement value of his first name. Say it out loud: "Snitz!"
The Silents Majority site also has a Snitz page: