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The Hayseed (1919)

 -  Short | Comedy  -  26 October 1919 (USA)
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Buster manages the store while Roscoe delivers the mail, taking time out for hide-and-seek with Molly. The constable, also interested in Molly, steals $300 while being observed by Buster.

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Buster manages the store while Roscoe delivers the mail, taking time out for hide-and-seek with Molly. The constable, also interested in Molly, steals $300 while being observed by Buster.

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Charming
14 July 2003 | by (California) – See all my reviews

A low-budget-looking film starring one of the greatest paired talents in screen history is not their best, but makes itself enjoyable none the less. Molly Malone makes a convincing love interest who's not as innocent and sweet as most female characters in these sorts of films are. The hide-and-seek scene is great, as is the bit inside Molly's house, at the melodeon, and the final dancing party in the store. The ending got a bit random and confusing, but otherwise the movie works very well and holds up alright by modern (2003) standards.


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