THE ANARCHIST'S MOTHER-IN-LAW is an early film for Viggo Larsen, who directs and stars in this one. It is a very nice slapstick comedy for the era, as wifey's mama catches hubby with the upstairs maid.
Denmark was probably the leading nation for film production in this period, and this is a spiffy little comedy, containing much of what Mack Sennett would be doing seven years later, if with slightly less sophistication. Still, there's a fine fall, lots of running around, a couple of pans of water and, since this is an Anarchist's mother-in-law, you know there is going to be some high explosives somewhere in the proceedings. Really, this is an amazingly advanced film for 1906.
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