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Faithful (1910)

 -  Short | Drama  -  21 March 1910 (USA)
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Adonese is returning home from seeing the woman he is courting, and he is driving around a corner when his car accidentally brushes against the tramp 'Faithful' and knocks him over. Feeling... See full summary »

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Arthur V. Johnson ...
John Dobbs [Adonese]
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Zeke [Faithful]
Florence Barker ...
Kate Bruce ...
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Francis J. Grandon ...
Dell Henderson ...
W. Chrystie Miller ...
Anthony O'Sullivan ...
Frank Powell ...
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Billy Quirk ...
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Adonese is returning home from seeing the woman he is courting, and he is driving around a corner when his car accidentally brushes against the tramp 'Faithful' and knocks him over. Feeling sorry for him, Adonese helps him up and buys him a new suit of clothes. The naively innocent Faithful reads too much into this gesture, and he begins to follow his benefactor everywhere, expecting to receive future gifts. Soon Adonese becomes frustrated, and he looks for a way to free himself from Faithful's constant presence. Written by Snow Leopard

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26 February 2008 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Faithful (1910)

*** (out of 4)

Pleasant comedy from D.W. Griffith about a rich man who accidentally hits a tramp named Faithful (Mack Sennett) with his car. Feeling bad, the man buys the tramp a new outfit but then can't get rid of his as the tramp follows his every move hoping for more gifts. Most of Griffith's comedies have been misses but this one here hits all the right notes. I've never seen Sennett be better as he does a great job playing his character lovable. There are a few nice laughs but the sappy ending doesn't help much.


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