Silent Movie People Make Bad Life Choices

“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!

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Available on DVD.

Clara Bow ignores some basic firearm safety in Mantrap.

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Released on DVD.

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.

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Released on DVD.

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…

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Available on DVD.

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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Available on DVD.

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5 Replies to “Silent Movie People Make Bad Life Choices”

  1. This was really fun! Thanks for posting! I’ve seen everything but “Sold at Auction” and “Saturday Night”, and I am curious about them now!

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