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Intrepid Davy (Vitagraph)

August 7, 2011

Intrepid Davy is an Orientalist comedy about a dim-witted American sailor who visits a harem on an excursion during a “cruise” to Constantinople. At the end, the punchline centers on the reveal: the alluring women behind veils turn out to be hideous.

MOVING PICTURE STORY MAGAZINE (July 1911)

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