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Tin Hats (1926)

 |  Comedy  |  28 November 1926 (USA)
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Elsa von Bergen
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Tin Hats (1926) - Partially Lost
6 March 2015 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

From an original 1926 film review for Tin Hats.

Conrad Nagel officiates as Jack Benson, one of a trio of dough-boys who, just as they are about to go "over the top," hear that the armistice has been signed. Through different escapades Benson, Mooney and Krausmeyer discover that the army has left the French town and therefore they decide to catch up with their comrades by the aid of three bicycles. Apparently it is not far from the French border to the town of "Schwartzheimer," where the well-known "Sledgehammer" castle has for years attracted sightseers.

The girl enters into the story near the German town and Benson assumes a love-sick expression. She is German and proud of it. Her name is Elsa Von Bergen, and when it is explained that she is impersonated by that ingratiating actress, Claire Windsor, one can sympathize with Benson for forgetting about the army and pursuing his way into Germany.

Some of the best scenes in this farce are where Benson and his colleagues are received by the people of "Schwartzheimer," who take the trio of khaki-clad soldiers to be the Army of Occupation detailed by the American Expeditionary Force. There are speeches and a considerable quaffing of old-fashioned beer. The Army of Occupation is extremely popular and there's no telling when they would have left had it not been for Benson's love affair.

George Cooper does very well with the part of Mooney and Bert Roach is unusually good as Krausmeyer. Mr. Nagel is a little out of his element in this farce.

The film centers around the three members of the A. E. F and their escapades as they cycle into a Rhenish village, and are accepted as conquering overlords except by Elsa Von Bergen (Claire Windsor )who plays pranks on them in a castle. The trio are arrested, but through Elsa's influence they are released and the couples are happily married.

Tin Hats starred the beautiful Claire Windsor and popular actor Conrad Nagel, directed by Edward Sedgwick (his first for MGM). A comedy/romance, it is sadly now considered partially lost.


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