Slapstick 2012

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