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Title:The Unfortunate Policeman

Date: 1905
Type: Comedy
Rating: 3Stars 3/5
Colour: Black and White / Silent / Short
Director: Robert W Paul

Two men are painting a shop front and one of them takes a shine to the female assistant. Howver when she also attracts the attention of the local policeman, he tips paint over the policeman and a chase follows. They meet various other characters during the chase, most of whom delay the policeman more than the boy. This first scene is a set, but the chase scenes are filmed on location. This is an example of an early British comedy.