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Tables Turned on the Gardener (1895)
"L'arroseur arrosé" (original title)

 |  Comedy, Short  |  1896 (Finland)
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A gardener is watering his flowers, when a mischievous boy sneaks up behind his back, and puts a foot on the water hose. The gardener is surprised, and looks into the nozzle to find out why... See full summary »

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A gardener is watering his flowers, when a mischievous boy sneaks up behind his back, and puts a foot on the water hose. The gardener is surprised, and looks into the nozzle to find out why the water has stopped coming. The boy lifts his foot from the hose, whereby the water squirts up in the gardener's face. The gardener chases the boy, grips his ear, and slaps him in his buttocks. The boy runs away, and the gardener continues his watering. Written by Maths Jesperson {maths.jesperson1@comhem.se}

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First fully staged fictional film projected in public. See more »

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The 2nd Worst short film ever
1 January 2010 | by (Valhalla) – See all my reviews

and I have seen The Charlie Chaplin shorts, Electrocuting an Elephant and The Execution of Mary Queen Of Scots This has a too thin plot line to keep anyone's attention even for a second of this movie the worst short film ever is Electrocuting an Elephant This is about some kid stepping on a gardener's hose he checks to see what stopped the water flowing he steps off it and he doesn't run away from him in the right direction he was supposed to run so the Gardener couldn't see the kid but he had to run away so the Gardener can see the kid and he punishes him for a while. How can anyone like this crap and I have seen Disaster Movie. All in all where's that 1 minute


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