Friday, December 22, 2017

The Electric House

So a blog I visit that has a "Friday Ephemera" thread of silly links included the following:

One of the responses pointed out that delivering food by model train had already been done almost a century ago by Buster Keaton in the movie The Electric House. This is another of those two-reelers that I have to admit I hadn't heard of before. God knows there were a lot of comedy two-reelers produced back in those days. Anyhow, since it's from 1922, it should be in the public domain, and sure enough, it's made its way to Youtube:

And then there's the whole push-button house storyline of Ma and Pa Kettle.

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