Pompous J. Piedmont Mumblethunder, greets his nephew from Scotland, who arrives in kilts. He is immediately taken to a tailor for a pair of proper pants.
Producer: Hal Roach
Director: Clyde Bruckman
Writers: Leo McCarey (story), H.M. Walker
Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Chester A. Bachman
A flustered father seeks a cook for his kitchen, his daughter seeks to elope and a pair of crooks seek to get some loot. Add the Keystone cops and stir vigorously.
Produced by Mack Sennett
Director: Frank Griffin
Stars: Charley Chase, Fontaine La Rue, Josef Swickard
A married society couple (Dorian and Warren) persuade an unmarried pair (Valentino and Myers) to take their places at a party while they pretend to be the servants.
Director: Paul Powell
Writers: Edgar Franklin (story “One Bright Idea”), Fred Myton (scenario)
Stars: Carmel Myers, Rudolph Valentino, Charles Dorian
Immigration officer Grant Newbury (Tom Mix) is sent to investigate the smuggling of Chinese immigrants over the Mexican border. Tipped off to Grant’s arrival, the smugglers’ leader, Bullet Bates (Sid Jordan), ambushes Grant — who is then unexpectedly freed by Estelle Halloway (Eva Novak), a young, lost girl he had aided earlier. As Grant flees Bates’ camp to summon assistance, Bates takes Estelle hostage, unaware that she is the daughter of his boss, Jim (John Farrell MacDonald).
This film features some of the earliest aerial photography used in motion pictures.
Director: Lynn Reynolds
Writers: Lynn Reynolds (screenplay), Lynn Reynolds (story)
Stars: Tom Mix, J. Farrell MacDonald, Eva Novak
An escaped convict is out to kill the judge who sentenced him. Two inept detectives are hired to guard the judge.
Director: Fred Guiol
Writers: Hal Roach, H.M. Walker (titles)
Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson
Story of the lives of the people in a small Quaker community and the adventures of a whaling ship.
Director: Elmer Clifton
Writer: John L.E. Pell (scenario)
Stars: Marguerite Courtot, Raymond McKee, William Walcott
The main part of the film is told in a flashback by a monk to two visiting noblemen on their way to Warsaw in the 17th century. He tells them how a mighty count named Starschensky once ruled Sendomir (Sandomierz), but after an intrigue in which his wife was unfaithful with her own cousin he had to use all his resources to build the monastery where they are now staying. At the end it is revealed that the monk is in fact Starschensky himself.
Director: Victor Sjöström
Writers: Franz Grillparzer (novel), Victor Sjöström
Stars: Tore Svennberg, Tora Teje, Richard Lund