This satirical parody of William S. Hart's melodramatic films finds Buster in the frozen north, "last stop on the subway." He uses a wanted poster as his partner in robbing a gambling house. When he thinks he spies his wife making love to another man he shoots them both only to learn it isn't his cabin after all.
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He's the worst "bad man" you ever saw, till he gets cold feet.
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Did You Know?
actually satirizes two of his famous contemporaries in this short: William S. Hart
, of course, but also Erich von Stroheim
. Near the end of the film, his female "victim" briefly visualizes Keaton dressed in the kind of elaborate, middle-European dress uniform (complete with monocle) favored by Von Stroheim during his "man-you-love-to-hate" phase. See more
Knife is pulled twice on The Bad Man in the fight at the end of the film. See more
Spoofs Foolish Wives