starring Reginald Denny and Laura La Plante
February, 1926

This does not contain the hilarity that the Denny predecessors have. However, there are many funny situations. How to do the Savannah Shuffle a la Charleston! It is a scream to watch Reginald Denny and Laura La Plante teach a gathering of wealthy society people the dance that has made such a claim to popularity. A refreshingly clean comedy with an excellent cast, ably directed.

Starring Reginald Denny and Laura La Plante
March, 1926

If a story is a good one, it is just as good when read the second time. This is the case with "Skinner's Dress Suit." I have forgotten who made this picture several years ago, but I have a faint recollection that Bryant Washburn was in it, and I am certain that the story originally ran in the Saturday Evening Post.

Young Skinner is a clerk with an adoring wife who thinks that he will conquer the world. He asks for a raise, and doesn't get it, but rather than have his wife lose her ideal of him, he doesn't tell her of his disappointment. So she starts in spending the phantom raise, and the first purchase is a new dress suit for her husband. The dress suit leads to accessories and then more accessories, and Skinner, in a frantic endeavor to live up to them, really does become successful.

This is by all means the best comedy of the month. Reginald Denny is a trifle too plump as Skinner. Laura La Plante is the wife. I know of a no more engaging sight than that of Mr. Denny learning the Charleston. This is a happy, inconsequential, thoroughly enjoyable picture with a story that is so good that I expect to see it done over again every ten years.

For more information, see "Skinner's Dress Suit" as our "Feature of the Month"

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