Fun Size Review: Fox Trot Finesse (1915)

Comedic dynamic duo Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Drew poke fun at the then-current fox trot craze and their own May-December marriage in this absolutely delightful little comedy.

This comedy relies on the old awful mother-in-law chestnut but makes it fresh with charismatic leads and a knowing wink at pop culture. If you prefer your comedy a little less slapsticky, give Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Drew a try.

How does it end? Hover or tap below for a spoiler.

Sidney feigns injury to escape foxtrotting but his wife quickly finds him out.

If it were a dessert it would be: Sidney Drew’s Peanut Cookies. Good things come in small packages and these cookies are surprisingly light and dainty. Scrumptiousness!

Read my full-length review here.

Fox Trot Finesse was released on DVD as part of the Slapstick Encyclopedia box set.


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