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A screen shot from 'Happy Hooligan.'

A "Happy Hooligan" scene from 1903

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Charles Schulz's Charlie Brown is a good example of a modern-day comic strip that inspired movies, plays, and books.

Can you imagine tricking someone into throwing a bucket of water on a policeman's head? Watch this video and see how Hooligan, dressed as a tramp, encourages an organ-grinder to play, makes a woman furious, and gets grabbed by an angry policeman. What other types of trouble do you think Hooligan gets involved in?

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VIDEO CREDIT: "Happy Hooligan." American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1903. The American Variety Stage: Vaudeville and Popular Entertainment, 1870-1920, Library of Congress.