Watch: ‘The Duel at Blood Creek’ Can Comedically Smell History

By  · Published on April 27th, 2012

Why Watch? Blood Creek, as it turns out, is an incredibly popular spot for duels. Also, coordinating different duels was pretty confounding, and there were a shit ton of them back in the day.

This short from Leo Burton layers chaos upon poetically insulting language and manages to build a strong, funny story out of what could have easily been a 5-minute sketch. Instead of toying with one odd concept, it toys with 2 or 3 to create something truly special. Plus, it’s aided by great camera work and the star of the show – a boisterous, rousing old-timey score.

Oh, and talk about a finish. Genius. Pure genius.

What will it cost? Only 14 minutes.

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