Slapstick Summer Series: The 1st Pie Face | Mr. Flip (1909)

Mr. Flip, played by cross-eyed comedian, Ben Turpin, is quite the ladies’ man…and by “ladies’ man”, I mean borderline sexual harasser who constantly receives his just desserts [sp]. Speaking of which, this film (directed by Gilbert M. “Broncho Billy” Anderson) includes the earliest known use of the pie-in-the-face bit in a movie.

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3 Responses to “Slapstick Summer Series: The 1st Pie Face | Mr. Flip (1909)”

  1. AndyWatchesMovies Says:

    It’s so funny to me that I never considered what would be the first filmed pie-in-face routine. It’s just one of those things I assumed always existed, I guess.

  2. From Muted Mayhem to Silent Screams « The Giddy Says:

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