Death, Lust, Betrayal and Long Pants

Death, Lust, Betrayal and Long Pants: The Comedy Noir of Harry Langdon by Anthony Balducci The first time that I saw Long Pants (1927), I assumed that it was meant to spoof F.W. Murnau’s dark drama of seduction, Sunrise (1927).  I later learned that Sunrise was released seven months after the release of Long Pants.…