Faithful (track #2 on The Origins of Cinema, Volume 4: The Arrival of D. W. Griffith (Video Yesteryear, 1995)). [Category: Early Film & TV]

A rich fellow hits a retarded man with his car, nearly missing running him over. To make up for it, he gives the man money and buys him a new suit of clothes, unaware that he is making a new friend for life. The retarded man, called "Faithful", begins following him around like a puppy dog, causing the rich fellow much grief. After a number of comic mishaps, Faithful redeems himself by saving the rich man's fiancee from a burning building. A mildly funny early comedy. A nice view of Hollywood as it was in 1910 can be seen during a chase scene in the Hollywood Hills. A 1910 D. W. Griffith film.

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

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