The Mollycoddle
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The Mollycoddle
After finishing his first costumer swashbuckler The Mark of Zorro, Douglas Fairbanks Sr. reverted to his standard formula with the contemporary action comedy The Mollycoddle. Doug plays the title character, a dandified American who returns to his home in the Wild West after being educated in England. Suspected of being little more than a pantywaist, Doug proves his grit by capturing notorious desperado Wallace Beery. Fairbanks and Tom Geraghty co-adapted The Mollycoddle from a short story by Harold McGrath. He followed this picture with another modern comedy, The Nut, then devoted the rest of… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Fleming's direction has a ticklish, offhand inventiveness, with surprising deadpan editing ..."
‑ Michael Sragow, New Yorker
"Fairbanks is a spoiled rich guy who is forced to learn to work."
‑ Michael E. Grost, Classic Film and Television
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