While running away from his girl's father, their car breaks down in front of a dance hall run by crooks. Harold has to not only stay one step ahead of the girl's father, but also those trying to rob them of everything they have.
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Harold Lloyd, Bebe Daniels and Snub Pollard repeat the success of the previous year's A GASOLINE WEDDING by running through the same plot again.
The differences are the most interesting part. The stakes are not Bebe's hand in marriage, and Harold is no longer the impoverished gold-digger. This time he is solidly and proudly lower middle class -- he is, after all, wearing a derby and not a tall silk hat -- and the goal is to show him and Bebe dancing, which is always a charming sight. However, mostly, it is now about a nice young man who occasionally does strange things instead of the usual heartless slapstick character.
One gag worth mentioning is the "mirror gag", best known from its use in the Marx Brothers' DUCK SOUP, in which Harold thinks he is looking in a mirror but is actually looking at someone else; in this case it is his brother, Gaylord Carter, dressed in a similar outfit. This was a standard gag that seems to have arisen in mid-19th century stage farces. It's still a great one.
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