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Barney Oldfield’s Race for a Life (Dir Mack Sennett)

June 2, 2013

Barney Oldfield was a real-life race car driver who played himself in this Keystone “comedy-melodrama” which famously parodied the victim-tied-to-railroad-tracks motif which was not actually as common as we tend to presume, according to the late great silent film blog, the Bioscope. 

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