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My Wife's Relations (1922)

 -  Short | Comedy  -  May 1922 (USA)
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By accident, Buster and an intimidating woman end up married.

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When a large Irish woman falsely accuses Buster of breaking a window he is hauled before a Polish judge who speaks no English and assumes they are there to be married. She takes her new husband home to meet her four gorilla-like brothers. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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POINTED BUSTER
22 October 1999 | by (Limerick,Ireland) – See all my reviews

Buster winds up married to a harridan and finds himself sharing a house with her, her surly father and four brutish brothers. They treat him abominably until they begin to think he might be well-off ... Made a year after Buster had got married and was single-handedly supporting his wife's large family, this is one of his more auto-biographical shorts, and feels rather bitter. Some very funny scenes, but not one of the genius' best.


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