Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Kid Boots (1926) Eddie Cantor & Clara Bow



Florenz Ziegfeld's KID BOOTS


Full movie

Eddie Cantor plays an unlucky haberdasher who gets fired because of  an angry customer. He gets in with a wealthy playboy and agrees to help him get a divorce from his wife, only to find himself falling for the girlfriend of the customer who got him in trouble in the first place. 



Director:

 Frank Tuttle

Writers:

 William Anthony McGuire (play), Otto A. Harbach (play)

Stars:

 Eddie CantorClara BowBillie Dove

A  hapless fellow known as "Kid Boots" is rescued from a bully by a handsome young playboy named Tom in return Kid agrees to help Tom get a divorce from his gold-digging wife. There is a hilarious comedy sequence at the end where Clara and Kid Boots ride galloping horses over a steep mountain path, they fall off the cliff but luckily  Kid Boots is wearing a parachute, and they glide right down into the courthouse. This movie is just the thing to lift your mood on a rainy afternoon. ★★★

Billie Dove 

Clara Bow

Eddie Cantor

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