Another of Snub Pollard's gag-filled one-reelers from Roach. Pollard, once he split off from Harold Lloyd had a busy career in Roach shorts for a few years, and his gag construction was impeccable. However, his character never seemed to make much sense and by the end of the decade he was working comedy support in B westerns. He remained, to the end, another small man with a big mustache who did things not because of his character, but because they would make the audience laugh.
This one is better than average for him, because his gag construction makes sense, in that he works in a circus, and so his characterless clown is more suitable. But while watchable, it's still not a great picture.
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