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Tars and Stripes

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Knockabout slapstick dominates this two-reel Navy comedy from Educational. Naval recruit Elmer ([[Performer~P96995~Buster Keaton~busterkeaton]]) is seemingly unable to discharge any of his duties without making life miserable for his irascible commanding officer ([[Performer~P18652~Vernon Dent~vernondent]]), who winds up getting doused with paint, splattered with muck, and repeatedly tossed into the water due to Elmer's ineptitude. To make matters worse, Elmer takes a shine to the CO's girlfriend...more

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