A Clever Dummy (film #43 in the Silent section of Movieflix). [Category: Early Film & TV]

A pair of mad scientists create an android version of Ben Turpin––now that's what I call mad! Unfortunately, the real Ben Turpin is also in the film and the expected havoc ensues when the two are confused. A mildly fun and wacky Keystone farce. A 1917 Keystone film.

Ratings: Camp/Humor Value: ****. Weirdness: ****. Historical Interest: ***. Overall Rating: ****.

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