Lonesome Luke's Wild Women (1917)



Cast overview, first billed only:
Harold Lloyd ... Lonesome Luke
Bebe Daniels
'Snub' Pollard
Bud Jamison
Sammy Brooks Sammy Brooks
W.L. Adams W.L. Adams
David Voorhees David Voorhees
Charles Stevenson Charles Stevenson ... (as Charles E. Stevenson)
Billy Fay Billy Fay
Sandy Roth Sandy Roth
Margaret Joslin ... (as Margaret Joslin Todd)
Fred C. Newmeyer
Gilbert Pratt
Max Hamburger Max Hamburger
Gus Leonard ... Old Sailor in Jail


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They Go Wild, Simply Wild Over Snub?
13 January 2017 | by bobliptonSee all my reviews

Harold Lloyd and Snub are adrift at sea, when they spot a desert island. It turns out that Bud Jamison is the assistant sultan and Bebe Daniels is a harem girl in this Lonesome Luke comedy.

I am not fond of Lloyd's Lonesome Luke shorts. They are hard-knock slapstick, with the emphasis on brutality. However, this one has a story that makes a silly sort of sense and two very good gags that were a complete surprise to me, so it is certainly enjoyable. I believe Snub proposed the gags -- when he got his own series at Roach, he built them by devising the plot, such as it was, as a way to get from one gag to another, and he executed them flawlessly.

However, Lloyd would go another way: he would abandon Luke and work on a new character, whom he called "The Boy" and Roach called "The glass character." A realistic enough individual that the audience could identify with, who did crazy things.

There's none of that here, but there is good slapstick with good gags. Good enough.

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2 September 1917 (USA) See more »

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