THE IRON MULE (Theatrical Release USA 1925)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 4.1|5.0 Starsìììì 

The Iron Mule—really great short silent film—has no character development, but the entertainment value overrides the lack of character development. It is so interesting to see what is happening that the film leads its audience from scene to scene. Very interesting to see what people were doing in the early 1800s and the chuckles are nicely spaced throughout the movie.


Film Poster Courtesy of IMDb

 

Storyline

 An 1830s train is besieged by a variety of challenges.


 Additional Thanks

 Thank you to Director Roscoe Fatty Arbuckle and Grover Jones for directing effort. Additional characters/cast include: The Engineer (Al St. John), George Davis, Glen Davis, Glen Cavender, Doris Deane, Billy Franey, Florence Reed, Walter C. Reed, and Lotus Thompson.

 


Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

 Yes. It deserves its watch.

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 Ben Meyers 

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