A meek Belgian soldier (Harry Langdon) fighting in World War I receives penpal letters and a photo from "Mary Brown", an American girl he has never met. He becomes infatuated with her by long distance. After the war, the young Belgian journeys to America as assistant to a theatrical "strong man", Zandow the Great (Arthur Thalasso). While in America, he searches for Mary Brown... and he finds her, just as word comes that Zandow is incapacitated and the little nebbish must go on stage in his place.
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He couldn't tear a piece of paper without losing his breath- he isn't big enough to carry a chip on his shoulder- but the muscles around his funny bone bulge like blisters on a balloon tyre. (Print ad- Sunday Mail, ((Brisbane, Queensland)) 13 February 1927)
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Included among the American Film Institute's 2000 list of the 500 movies nominated for the Top 100 Funniest American Movies. See more