Playmates (Around the Town)
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Playmates is a 1922 silent comic film clip of the (then) young comedian Will Hay dressed as a school boy, and playing with a girl and some mechanical children's toys, from his theatrical revue 'Listening In'.
Introducing some clever mechanical toys, M'lita Dolores dressed as a young girl, stands on steps in front of a door - enter Will Hay dressed as a schoolboy. They show each other a number of toy animals that walk and jump. They quarrel and he boylike wants the best, takes away a toy which she snatches back. They squabble but make up, and leave with an arm around each other.
Notes and references
1. 'Listening In' was a variety show produced August 1922 by Julius Darewski at the Apollo Theatre, London. See 'Good Morning Boys' (Ray Seaton and Roy Martin, London, 1978 pp 37–8).
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