- Run Time: 1 hours, 21 minutes
- Video: Black & White
- Released: November 29, 2011
- Originally Released: 1920
- Label: Alpha Video
- Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
- Special Edition
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Description by OLDIES.com:
Long Fliv The King (1921):
Beautiful Princess Helga must marry within 24 hours or she will lose her throne. Her advisors have her marry Charley, a prisoner condemned to die. A last-minute reprieve spares Charley's life and the newlywed royals head back home, where the new monarch intends to straighten things out in his kingdom.Starring Charley Chase, Martha Sleeper, Oliver Hardy; Directed by Leo McCarey.
Strictly Modern (1922): The Hotel Rundowne is so antiquated it is in danger of going out of business. Snub, the janitor, leads the all-out modernization campaign with Yankee ingenuity and a slew of Rube Goldberg-esque contraptions. Starring Snub Pollard, Marie Mosquini; Directed by William Beaudine.
Start The Show (1920): When a roving theatrical troupe shows up at the farm looking for lodgings, young Beatrice sees an opportunity to raise the mortgage money. She turns the barn into a theater and, before long, has the locals from three counties lined up to buy tickets. Starring Beatrice LaPlante.
Take The Next Car (1922): Trolley operator Paul Parrott must complete his run by a six o'clock deadline or his beautiful boss will lose the franchise. Starring Paul Parrott, Jobyna Ralston; Directed by Jay A. Howe.
This box set caters to fans of silent film comedy, with five humorous shorts produced by the legendary cinematic giant Hal Roach, Sr.: LONG FLIV THE KING (1925), STRICTLY MODERN (1922), START THE SHOW (1920), TAKE NEXT CAR (1922) and LODGE NIGHT (1923).