"Reggie Mixes In" (1916) offered Douglas Fairbanks the chance to display his physical comedy skills in the pursuit of dancing, pugilism, and class equality!

Reggie Mixes In (1916)

Douglas Fairbanks came from a family of modest means.  This is often forgotten by his (modern) fans and admirers, who remember the opulent style of living he and wife Mary Pickford created at Pickfair, when Douglas was the First King of Hollywood. So when Douglas started into film – then a daring and new medium […]

Sunny Wiggins (played by Douglas Fairbanks) meets Elsie Pepper (Dorothy West) as he announces he's here to "shake up the old Pepper box!" (Elsie's father)

The Habit of Happiness (1916)

The Habit of Happiness is the first of Douglas Fairbanks’ movies that puts the trait he considered most important in life – Happiness – right in the title, thereby showing Fairbanks’ knowledge and affection for the philosophy of life we now call Law of Attraction (LOA, for short.) And like many Conscious Creators, Fairbanks knew […]