Larry, apparently a wealthy young man-about-town, romances Vera, who has developed a new invention, a gas mask, for use in the war. Larry leaves Vera's house unaware that German spies are ...
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After missing his train, Stan Laurel meets a Good Samaritan who invites him back to his home for rest and relaxation. It proves a most arduous vacation but even amidst the angry suffragettes and demanding hosts, Laurel hazards into love.
Director Larry Semon and a young Stan Laurel costar as prisoners loafing on the chain gang. As both comrades and rivals, their paired movements result in strikingly choreographed slapstick.... See full summary »
Stan Laurel bounces between the kitchen and dining room of a disordered restaurant. Menu specialties include over-sugared doughnuts, exploding meringues, stinky cheese sandwiches and steaks... See full summary »
Stan Laurel's blundering worker drops all kinds of heavy props on poor James Finlayson, the foreman of a failing lumber company that cannot possibly have enough insurance to cover all the ... See full summary »
An early Stan Laurel comedy set, improbably enough, in the Arabian Peninsula. The silent star is a strange sight in his Chaplin-esque tramp costume surrounded by men in Arabic dress. Once ... See full summary »
Larry, apparently a wealthy young man-about-town, romances Vera, who has developed a new invention, a gas mask, for use in the war. Larry leaves Vera's house unaware that German spies are attempting to steal the plans for her invention. At a restaurant, Larry turns out not to be wealthy, but simply one of the waiters. When Vera and her father arrive at the restaurant, they are shocked to see Larry working there, but even more shocked when the restaurant owner turns out to be the ringleader of the gang of spies. The gang attempts to steal the plans, with only Larry to rescue both the papers and Vera.Written by
Jim Beaver <email@example.com>