There have been more than forty versions of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic tale, but the one that eclipses them all for ingenuity is Dr. Pyckle and Mr. Pryde (1925), a two reeler in which Stan Laurel created a brilliant parody of John Barrymore's 1920 performance. See more
Take her away.
I can't keep the creature... guvnor! I can't just let her go. She might fall under a cab, fall in the river or something. I'm wicked, but I'm tidy. I wouldn't want anyone to think that Freddie Smudge left a mess lying about.