Bobby Dunn was another of the highly competent slapstick comics who worked a lot, had their own series of starring shorts and gradually faded from the scene. Here in this nicely done Arrow comedy -- probably intended for states-right issue -- he combines a countrified character with the popular genre of auto races, turning out a pleasant time waster.
The best gags in this short, however, are pure camera trickery -- the one in which a mailbox is opened to produce a seemingly endless series of people who have managed to hide within with it, and a gag shot in reverse that Chaplin used in PAY DAY, released in the same year as this -- probably both stolen..... borrowed from a common source. Dunn's version with letter envelopes is more elaborate than Chaplin's, while Chaplin's version with bricks is more perfectly executed.
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