Silent film clowns
Coney Island (1917) starring Fatty Arbuckle, Buster Keaton, Al St. John Coney Island is a silent short comedy starring Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle, with Buster Keaton in a secondary role. Buster is interesting to watch, in that he hasn’t yet developed his trademark stoneface personality, and can be seen laughing, etc.
Grandma’s Boy (1922) starring Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis Grandma’s Boy is the story of a quiet, shy, and yes, cowardly young man played by Harold Lloyd. His childhood is shown in flashback, humorously showing his cowardly nature. Which gets him in further trouble as he’s courting his girlfriend (Mildred Davis) only to be intimidated […]