History Film / HardLuck

11th Aug '15 8:45:34 AM Morgenthaler
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* BearsAreBadNews

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* BungledSuicide
* ChaseScene
* CunningLikeAFox

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* DrinkingOnDuty: A waiter.

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* GloveSlap
* HorribleCampingTrip
* HumanLadder: Actually, human mounting block.
* IHaveYouNowMyPretty

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* LoveAtFirstSight
* LoveTriangle
* TheManTheyCouldntHang
* NobodyHereButUsStatues

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* OutsideRide
* PaperThinDisguise

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* ShotInTheAss
* {{Slapstick}}

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* TrainEscape
* UnsuspectinglySoused

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* WantedPoster

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17th Mar '14 1:21:20 PM m8e
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In this 1921 short, a despondent BusterKeaton decides to end it all, but then he gets a job, meets a girl (Creator/VirginiaFox) and his luck changes -- or does it? {{Hilarity ensues}}.

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In this 1921 short, a despondent BusterKeaton Creator/BusterKeaton decides to end it all, but then he gets a job, meets a girl (Creator/VirginiaFox) and his luck changes -- or does it? {{Hilarity ensues}}.
27th Jun '13 6:57:43 AM Dante668
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In this 1921 short, a despondent BusterKeaton decides to end it all, but then he gets a job, meets a girl (Virginia Fox) and his luck changes -- or does it? {{Hilarity ensues}}.

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In this 1921 short, a despondent BusterKeaton decides to end it all, but then he gets a job, meets a girl (Virginia Fox) (Creator/VirginiaFox) and his luck changes -- or does it? {{Hilarity ensues}}.
21st May '13 2:41:10 AM gallium
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* DiggingToChina: Or in this case, [[spoiler: diving]] to China.

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* DiggingToChina: Or in this case, [[spoiler: diving]] diving to China.



* WalkOnWater: Subverted. Buster tries to mimic a man walking on the surface of a swimming pool -- he turns out to be [[spoiler: wearing stilts]].

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* WalkOnWater: Subverted. Buster tries to mimic a man walking on the surface of a swimming pool -- he turns out to be [[spoiler: wearing stilts]].stilts.
22nd Mar '13 6:45:05 PM VPhantom
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* BearsAreBadNews



* EverythingsWorseWithBears
27th Jan '13 9:31:26 PM erforce
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-->''Fired from his job, jilted by his girl, down on his luck...''
--->--'''opening title'''

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-->''Fired ->''Fired from his job, jilted by his girl, down on his luck...''
--->--'''opening -->-- '''opening title'''



"HardLuck" can be seen at [[http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-8727552817849141561# Google Video.]]

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"HardLuck" "Hard Luck" can be seen at [[http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-8727552817849141561# Google Video.]]


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6th Jun '12 7:26:37 AM ArenaL5
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[[quoteright:350:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/Hard_Luck_3499.jpg]]
[[caption-width-right:350:Goodbye, cruel world.]]

-->''Fired from his job, jilted by his girl, down on his luck...''
--->--'''opening title'''

In this 1921 short, a despondent BusterKeaton decides to end it all, but then he gets a job, meets a girl (Virginia Fox) and his luck changes -- or does it? {{Hilarity ensues}}.

"HardLuck" can be seen at [[http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-8727552817849141561# Google Video.]]

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!!"Hard Luck" contains examples of
* AlliterativeName: Lizard Lip Luke.
* AnvilOnHead: Averted. Buster tries to set this up with a safe being hoisted with a rope and pulley, but fails.
* BeachEpisode: Much of the action is set at a country club with a pool.
* BlackComedy: Did I mention that Buster spends much of the film trying to die?
* BungledSuicide
* ChaseScene
* CunningLikeAFox
* DiggingToChina: Or in this case, [[spoiler: diving]] to China.
* DraggedByTheCollar: Literally, and by the seat of his pants.
* DrinkingOnDuty: A waiter.
* EverythingsWorseWithBears
* {{Fanservice}}: The country club's pool is an excuse to put several actresses in bathing suits; later, Buster takes a dip and dresses accordingly.
* GloveSlap
* HorribleCampingTrip
* HumanLadder: Actually, human mounting block.
* IHaveYouNowMyPretty
* ImprovisedWeapon: Fishing rod versus handgun.
* IncrediblyLamePun: Some time after Buster tries to hang himself from a tree.
-->'''Safari sponsor:''' "Are you attached to a scientific organization?"
-->'''Buster:''' "I was attached to a branch of the zoo."
* InterruptedSuicide: The first fourth of the film is a series of unsuccessful suicide attempts.
* LargeAndInCharge: Joe Roberts as Lizard Lip Luke.
* LoveAtFirstSight
* LoveTriangle
* TheManTheyCouldntHang
* NobodyHereButUsStatues
* OnlyInItForTheMoney: Why Buster hunts for an armadillo.
* OutsideRide
* PaperThinDisguise
* RailroadTracksOfDoom: Subverted in Buster's suicide attempt involving a trolley.
* RuleOfFunny: How Buster survives his high dive.
* ShotInTheAss
* {{Slapstick}}
* SlobsVersusSnobs: Buster wanders into a country club and joins a fox hunt.
* TrainEscape
* UnsuspectinglySoused
* WalkOnWater: Subverted. Buster tries to mimic a man walking on the surface of a swimming pool -- he turns out to be [[spoiler: wearing stilts]].
* WantedPoster
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