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In this 1920 short, Creator/BusterKeaton's golf game coincides with the hunt for an escaped prisoner. The convict just happens to find Buster right after he's knocked himself out, and takes the opportunity to exchange clothes with our hero. HilarityEnsues.
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!!This film provides examples of:
* AllJustADream: It turns out the whole prison story was a dream of Buster's after he knocked himself out with a golf ball.
* BavarianFireDrill: Buster gets the guards marching in formation, pulls an about face, and takes off.
* BizarreAndImprobableGolfGame: Trying to hit the ball out of a lake while standing on a raft...and then diving in for fish to find out which fish swallowed the golf ball.
* BlackComedy
-->'''The Warden:''' [''to the watching prisoners after Buster survives hanging''] "Sorry, boys. We'll fix it and tomorrow we'll hang two of you to make up for this."
* ChaseScene: A horde of LemmingCops chase Buster all over town after he fidns himself in the prisoner's clothes.
* DressingAsTheEnemy: Buster switches clothes with a guard after accidentally knocking the guard out.
* FailedASpotCheck: Buster, repeatedly.
* {{Fainting}}: Buster does this when he's brought to the scaffold.
* TheGuardsMustBeCrazy: Stands out most when the guards go through a doorway one at a time, all headed straight for the giant prisoner who knocks each one of them out.
* GreatEscape: Presumed motive for the prison riot
* HeartBeatsOutOfChest: This happens to Buster out of panic when he's facing a scary giant of a prisoner.
* HumanLadder: Buster knocks out the guy forming the bottom rung, foiling an escape.
* ImprovisedWeapon
* InstitutionalApparel: An escaped convict finds an unconscious Buster and switches out his striped prison uniform for Buster's clothes.
* LemmingCops: Rather, lemming guards.
* LiteralAssKicking
* LookBehindYou
* LovesMeNot: Buster, impractically, stops to do this while he is on the run from police.
* MistakenIdentity: Buster is mistaken for a convicted criminal after waking in the criminal's clothes.
* MomentKiller: Buster's declaration of love and/or marriage proposal is interrupted by a squad of guards marching him to the gallows.
* PleaseSpareHimMyLiege: Possibly. It's unclear if the girl is pleading for Buster's life or telling the warden that they have the wrong man.
* PassThePopcorn: The prisoners assembled for Buster's hanging looks like the crowd at a baseball game.
* {{Prison}}: After escaping all the guards, Buster winds up accidentally running into the prison.
* PunchedAcrossTheRoom: The giant prisoner does this to poor Buster.
* TapOnTheHead: Dozens.
* ThirteenIsUnlucky: Maybe Convict 12 wouldn't have been scheduled to hang.
* WatchOutForThatTree
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