Monday, January 2, 2012

Cupid at the Washtub - 1897

Country: United Kingdom
Release Date: September 1897 (UK)
Production Co: Robert W. Paul
Sound Mix: Silent
Color: Black and White
Genres: Short | Comedy
Groom flirts with a laundress who ducks him in a tub of suds. A playful variation on A Soldier's Courtship, Paul's smash hit from the previous year, this film spies on a young man trying to tease a kiss from a young girl doing the washing at a tub. For his efforts, the man receives a dunking in the tub himself. 

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