Prehistoric Hayseeds

Prehistoric Hayseeds (Beaumont Smith, 1923) Beaumont Smith's Productions, wr. Beaumont Smith, dp Lacey Percival; Hector St Clair, Lotus Thompson, Gordon Collingridge; 5000 ft

The central comic notion of stone-age characters thrown into a modern world was familiar from Hollywood and British comedies, among them Buster Keaton's much-publicised Three Ages, released in America early in September 1923, which probably provided Smith with his direct inspiration. Pike & Cooper: 120.

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