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is a classic 1927 Silent Movie
(not to be confused with
the similarly titled vampire/werewolf film francise
) that marks the first ever
Tropes appearing in this film include:
- The Alcoholic: Rolls Royce
- Attempted Rape: Mulligan tries to rape Feathers.
- Beauty Brains And Brawn: Feathers, Rolls Royce, and Bull Weed
- Bookcase Passage: Thereís a secret hideaway behind the bookcase.
- Cant Get Away With Nuthin
- Cat Scare: Perhaps one of the earliest examples. Bull Weed hears sounds in the hall and thinks itís the cops, but he looks and itís just a mangy kitten.
- Cloud Cuckoolander: Slippy Lewis
- Costume Porn: All of Feathersís outfits.
- Crazy Jealous Guy: Bull Weed. He even gets mad at Rolls Royce just for dancing with his girlfriend at the ball.
- Damn It Feels Good to Be a Gangster
- Do Not Do This Cool Thing
- Extra! Extra! Read All About It!: In 1927, at least they had an excuse.
- The Flapper: Feathers
- Fluffy Fashion Feathers: They donít call her Feathers for nothing.
- Frame Up: Bull Weed tries to frame Mulligan for robbing the jewelry store.
- The Guards Must Be Crazy: The only guard watching Bull Weed decides to play checkers with him. Surprise, surprise, he knocks him out, steals the keys, and escapes.
- He Cleans Up Nicely: Once Rolls Royce combs his hair, shaves, and puts on a nice suit, he is barely even recognizable as the hobo from before.
- Heroic Sacrifice: Bull Weed gives himself up to be hanged so his friends can get away safely.
- Hypocritical Humor: Bull Weed berates a boy for stealing an apple, but steals one for himself when no one is looking.
- Just A Flesh Wound
- Love Triangle
- Nice to the Waiter: When Rolls Royce is sweeping up at the speakeasy, Bull Weed defends him from Mulligan when he harasses him.
- Only Known by Their Nickname: Pretty much everybody.
- The Roaring Twenties
- Silent Movie
- The Smart Guy: Rolls Royce
- Unspoken Plan Guarantee: The audience knows what the plan to break out Bull Weed is, so he breaks out another way.
- Ur Example: The first modern gangster picture.