Larry having to go through a lot of trouble to get his girl. All from bomb baking cooks to high flying crashes.
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The plot of this film really isn’t that important. Instead, the sight gags and chase scenes are paramount–with some of the most impressive chase footage you’ll ever see. All the near-misses with the speeding train were amazing and the scene where the car gets smashed by the truck are absolutely priceless.
Larry might be a hick causing a lot of trouble at the farm, but he shows he can outsmart those crooked city folks!
A bumbling sawmill employee tries to win the hand of the owner’s daughter while staying out of the clutches of the mill’s bullying foreman.
A government official staying in a hotel puts some important secret papers in the hotel safe. A ring of spies out to get the papers manages to steal them from the safe, and a lady government agent enlists the help of the hotel’s bumbling bellhop in getting back the papers and breaking up the spy ring.
Well-meaning but accident-prone bakery employee Larry is involved in numerous slapstick mishaps on the job. After accidentally causing the bakery owner to fall into a vat of cake batter Larry finds his job in jeopardy, but he redeems himself by foiling a robbery planned by the bakery foreman.
Larry falls afoul of wanted criminal Gentleman Joe, who runs a saloon full of tough guys and gunslingers.
An orphan in 1850 Missouri gets into a variety of scrapes, including a murder mystery. Entertaining David O. Selznick production of Mark Twain classic with more slapstick than Twain may have had in mind. Cave sequence with Injun Joe is unforgettable.