Jack Waldron is the star of this Vitaphone short, which was his only appearance in a film. Waldron was a well-known star on vaudeville and he brings his act to this 9-minute movie where he sings, dances and does a comedy bit. When it's time to sing he warns up that it takes a while to get used to his voice but once you do you'll hate it. Actually, all the jokes aside, his singing was actually quite good and he managed to do a couple nice numbers that helped keep the film going. His comedy was a bit laid-back but I actually thought he was good at the delivery and certainly helped push some of the weaker jokes. The highlight of the film comes at the very end when he does a good dance, although one should be warned that it comes with a racially insensitive jokes saying this is how a colored man gets his exercise. Overall I found the short to be quite entertaining and it's clear that Waldron had a good style for the movies so it was a little bit surprising that this here was his only short.
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