Minisode: Spanking Breezes (1926)

As part of the great Movies Silently‘s Shorts! blogathon, MikeD, Darrill and Lindsay watched the two-reel comedy Spanking Breezes.

Plot: Alice Day‘s family spends time on a boat.

We discuss the family’s eating, fishing and fighting techniques, Roger Moore‘s stunt work, and Lindsay explains the newest fashion trend of 90 years ago, “tandem skirts”. Only in pre-code America!

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2 thoughts on “Minisode: Spanking Breezes (1926)

  1. Thanks so much for joining in! Sounds like you had a great time with this one. :-) If you’re interested in delving deeper into racial attitudes of the silent era, I highly recommend pioneering African-American director Oscar Micheaux’s response to Birth of a Nation, Within Our Gates. (Birth was, thank goodness, on the disgusting extreme end of the silent era insensitivity scale. Spanking Breezes was more the norm.)

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