Slapstick (2012)

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The ‘pie in the face’ gag from slapstick comedy was first seen in the 1909 film ‘Mr Flip’ starring Ben Turpin. Turpin has a pie pushed into his face after taking liberties with many women, all of whom are seen to take revenge on him then laugh hysterically afterwards.

Stills taken from ‘Slapstick’ 2011

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