His Picture in the Papers
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His Picture in the Papers
The then-current "crazes" for publicity and vegetarianism supplied the foundation for the delightful Douglas Fairbanks Sr. vehicle His Picture in the Papers. Fairbanks plays Pete Prindle, the irresponsible son of health-food manufacturer Proteus Prindle (Clarence Handysides). Prindle Sr. hopes that Pete will follow in his footsteps: Unfortunately, the boy is not only constitutionally incapable of sticking to business, but he also has a fondness for good red meat and other such "non-nutritional" foodstuffs. Likewise, Pete's girlfriend Christine Cadwallader (Loretta… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Less a story than a succession of comic set pieces defined by Fairbanks' athleticism and unbridled joie de vivre..."
‑ Sean Axmaker, Turner Classic Movies Online
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