A con artist (Garvin) and a midget dressed as her infant son, are unmasked aboard a ship by a steward (Laurel.)

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Chester Chaste, cabdriver
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A con artist (Garvin) and a midget dressed as her infant son, are unmasked aboard a ship by a steward (Laurel.)

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Amiable non-team L&H comedy
26 February 2005 | by (Manchester,England) – See all my reviews

One of the better shorts made with Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy before their celebrated teaming;well produced,some amusing sequences,though frustratingly the boys don't share that many scenes in the film.Still,we get the the first known camera-look from Hardy(although he had performed this trait in previous films,notably STICK AROUND,made in 1925),and Anita Garvin and Harry Earles are fine as an improbable man and wife jewel thieving team.Hal Yates is credited with the direction,though in fact Hal Roach is thought to have been the director,with Yates filming one day's worth of retakes.Later in the year,he directed HATS OFF,when the teaming was becoming an item;sadly no copy of HATS OFF is known to exist.


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