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.

Garry Gillard | New: 28 November, 2012 | Now: 1 August, 2018