Silent Movie Stars Do Some Housekeeping

Even silent movies needed to tidy up once in a while…

Charley Chase and Martha Sleeper are trying to keep their cover as maid and valet in Mum’s the Word but what can he do when she takes his dust bunnies?

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Available on DVD.

The Burglar on the Roof (1898) is an early comedy from the Vitagraph team and the plot is simple but we do learn one important lesson: brooms can be dangerous.

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Available on DVD.

Very, very dangerous. This one is from My Best Girl, a lovely rom-com from Mary Pickford.

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Available on DVD but, alas, out of print.

Vera Reynolds and Julia Faye get themselves cleaned up in Corporal Kate, which is a buddy comedy about two manicurists who sign on as wartime entertainers.

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Available on DVD.

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