While I'm working away on the essay for the best comedy actor of 1932-33 (I'm at 3000 words and haven't even written about the movie yet), I found this short film over at Open The Pod Bay Doors, Hal, a terrific blog by Mark Bourne I've been following. If you haven't swung by there, you should.
He posted an excerpt from a silent film I'd never seen before, Anachronisme, and I steal it now for your entertainment:
Ernst incognito… Als Ich Tot War (1916)
33 minutes ago