Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Murder by locomotive!

The Book of Knowledge Annual 1960.  The Grolier Society.
This seems an overly-elaborate (not to mention unreliable) way to commit murder.  Turns out this cliché was almost never used in the silent movies, and pretty much exclusively in comedies.    See Movies Silently.

1 comment:

Steve said...

And then, Along Came Jones...