“Back in the good old days, people took responsibility and didn’t engage in silly behavior!”
Well, not so fast. Not if the movies are to be believed, anyway.
Sold at Auction features Snub Pollard as an auctioneer’s assistant who accidentally sells the contents of James Finlayson’s home. The answer to the predicament? Steal the stuff back!
Clara Bow ignores some basic firearm safety in Mantrap.
When you’re a bit of a nerd but are mistaken for a ruthless gunfighter… maybe don’t go along with it. Harold Lloyd learns this lesson the hard way in Two Gun Gussie.
If a couple plans to surprise their spouse with cosmetic surgery, maybe make sure that the spouse in question isn’t ALSO planning surgery. And make doubly sure you don’t cheat on your wife with your wife. Charley Chase and Vivien Oakland discover this truth in Mighty Like a Moose. If you like piña coladas…
Leatrice Joy and Conrad Nagel both decide that marrying other people is the right way to go about their romance in Saturday Night. It doesn’t go well.
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