While working as the assistant of small-town blacksmith Joe Roberts, Creator/BusterKeaton wreaks havoc and woos Creator/VirginiaFox.

"TheBlacksmith" can be watched at [[http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=8139102461760449395# Google Video.]]
!!"The Blacksmith" contains examples of:
* AffectionateParody: Each Longfellow quote (see {{epigraph}}, below) is followed by shots that contradict or satirize the poem.
* AgonyOfTheFeet
* AmplifiedAnimalAptitude: The horse shopping for shoes.
* AllGirlsLikePonies
* AmusingInjuries
* TheBlacksmith
* CoveredInGunge: Buster and the horse.
* DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything: Shoeing a horse looks remarkably like selling lady's footwear.
* DoubleTake
* {{Epigraph}}: [[http://books.google.com/books?id=NyECAAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=The+Village+Blacksmith&hl=en&ei=nXd-TJD9FoS8lQfdvZDtAw&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CC8Q6AEwAA#v=onepage&q&f=false "The Village Blacksmith,"]] by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
* LiteralAssKicking
* NoPeripheralVision: It takes a long time for anyone to spot the [[SelectiveMagnetism giant magnet]] over the smithy's doors.
* SelectiveMagnetism
* TheSheriff: A blustery but well meaning example.
* {{Slapstick}}
* SlobsVersusSnobs: Buster and the equestrienne, especially when he's {{covered in gunge}}.
* StoutStrength
* TapOnTheHead
* TwoFaced: One side of a white horse is splashed and smeared with grease.