The aging father of a farm lad thinks the boy is after dad's fiancée, so he banishes the lad. The young man heads to California where he drives a cab. Through a fare, he meets a lovely ... See full summary »
Roy Del Ruth
A man saves his lady love from Black Mike then comes wedded bliss. He hires a cook, who's brusque, domineering, and constantly smoking a cigar. Out of the blue, the couple gets a visit from... See full summary »
Harry and Marcie are on a train headed for a new job. There's comedy in the berths and during Harry's morning shave, then a thief steals the money Harry needed for his new job, so he has to... See full summary »
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When Harry's wedding day is besmirched by a lucky horseshoe falling on his head and, when he throws it away, smashing a boxful of mirrors, bride Alice Day chides him that only fools and children are superstitious. However, when they miss the ship for their honeymoon cruise and are shanghaied for the China trade, she has to learn a bit of adaptability....
Mack Sennett's staff were still shaping the details of Harry's pixilated naif at this stage of his career, but he had been playing it for more than twenty years on the stage, so his slow, slow reactions under the glaring eyes of his shipmates as he tries to eat a bowlful of rubber bands is spot on. Some of the gags are simple, rrough Sennett fare, but Harry's reactions always make them a little better.
Keep out an eye for Andy Clyde in an early mustachioed performance.
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