The Luck o' the Foolish is a nice Mack Sennett short comedy, directed by Harry Edwards and starring Harry Langdon and a charming 16 year young Marceline Day, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.
Marcie unexpectedly gets invited to a party. She is unwilling to join, but accidentally notices Harry's stolen wallet in possession of the house's host. She accepts the invitation, and succeeds in recovering the wallet, but a struggle with the heavy follows.
At the height of his film career, he was considered one of the four best comics of the silent film era. His screen character was that of a wide-eyed, childlike man with an innocent's understanding of the world and the people in it. He was a first-class pantomimist.
Apart from being an actor, Langdon was also an avid cartoonist. He drew the caricatures in the opening credits of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy's feature Block-Heads (1938), a film which he also co-wrote.
In 1997, his hometown of Council Bluffs celebrated "Harry Langdon Day" and in 1999 named Harry Langdon Boulevard in his honor. For his contribution to the motion picture industry, Harry Langdon has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6925 Hollywood Boulevard.
Harry Langdon began working in medicine shows and stock companies while in his teens. In 1906, he entered vaudeville with his first wife, Rose Langdon.